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Get Well Quotes & Wishes

These get-well quotes and wishes can brighten days when things look gray.

It can be painful when a loved one or a friend falls sick. Medicines and care will certainly play a crucial role in getting them back and well, but your love and wishes go a long way in making the person feel better inside.

Giving someone hope with a few words of encouragement and making them feel great has a big impact on a speedy recovery.

Your words can have a big influence on someone who is recovering from an illness. Here are some great get-well quotes and messages you can send to a friend, loved one, colleague, or relative to help them recover faster.

Funny Get Well Wishes

1.) They say God only gives you something you can manage. Apparently, God thinks you’re one tough hombre!

2.) May your recovery be short and sweet, like my pickleball backswing.

3.) To a tough cookie that doesn’t crumble!

Best get well quotes & wishes.

4.) Your body has betrayed you – but only temporarily! Be better soon.

5.) Sit. Stay. Heal. (Heck, even my dog can do this.)

6.) I’m just going to throw this out there — maybe swearing will help.

7.) Ruh-roh… Hope you’re feeling a lot better shortly.

8.) While your adventurous spirit is admirable, your propensity for injury is not. Nevertheless, you should be back on your feet shortly.

Good Get Well Soon Quotations

9.) It isn’t always easy, but when you’re not feeling well…hope it helps to know others are thinking of you… and hoping that you’ll be better very soon. Take good care of yourself.

10.) There is no medicine like hope,
no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful
as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden

11.) The power of love to change bodies is legendary,
built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience.
Love moves the flesh; it pushes matter around.
Throughout history, “tender loving care”
has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.
Larry Dossey

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Sending sunshine quote.

Prayer Quotes

12.) A Get Well Prayer — May the peace and comfort from God surround you during your time of recovery. Get Well Soon.

13.) Praying that you get well soon and experience the joys of being healthy again.

14.) May God’s unfailing love and care surround you while you recuperate.

15.) I may not have a medical degree, but I do have friendship’s healing touch. Get well soon!

16.) Thinking of you during this time of illness and praying you will find strength in the Lord and his never-ending supply of love.

17.) Friendship is the name of my powerful healing technique.
I’m here now to keep sickness at bay.
In no time, you’ll be laughing and smiling away.
Get well soon!

18.) May He bless your day today. There are brighter days that lie ahead for the child of God that puts their trust in Him.

19.) Praying for a very quick recovery. God Bless you as you heal in the coming days.

20.) Praying for you today that you will sense God’s nearness to you and the certainty of His love for you. Get Well Soon!

21.) We heard that you were feeling a bit droopy and wanted to send some thoughts and prayers your way. Get well soon!

22.) Prayer is the best medicine without a prescription. Thinking of you!

23.) At no time, nor in any way, will God ever fail His Children. May God keep you in his care as you recover.

24.) Thinking of you today and praying that you feel the power of God in your life as you heal. I pray that he will bring you rest and peace as you get better.

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Funny Get-Well Quotes

25.) Hurry up and get the heck out of there!

26.) Sometimes I thought that you are some kind of invincible, but now I know that you are human too. Get well as soon as possible.

27.) If I had my way, I’d make health catching instead of disease.
Robert Ingersoll

28.) Do you have a cough? Go home tonight, eat a whole box of Ex-Lax – tomorrow, you’ll be afraid to cough.
Pearl Williams

29.) Pain, pain, go away!

30.) In case you’re wondering, I sent those flowers for the nurse, not for you! Just kidding! I hope you get well soon by seeing them!

31.) Enough of your drama; let’s go get ourselves drunk. Just kidding! Drink your medicines and follow what the doctor says. Get well, dude!

32.) If money can buy back your health, I wouldn’t mind closing my bank account just to see you well again. Get well soon!

33.) Praying for your quick recovery. Get better soon or I’ll break your legs again. Just kidding dear, get well soon.

34.) It’s not a hospital stay. It’s a spa package that includes meals, regular health evaluations and jello cubes!

35.) Your absence cannot be tolerated anymore because I don’t have anyone to fight with now, so get well soon!

Hope you get well soon.

Best Wishes For a Speedy Recovery

36.) Wishing that each day brings your renewed strength, brighter times, and a healthier, happier you. Get well soon.

37.) May the skill of the doctors, the advancements in medicine, and your own personal strength all work together as an unbeatable team to get you well again.

38.) We are so eager to have you back with us. Arise and shine and bounce back to life. We wish you a quick return to health.

39.) I wish I was a magician so I could make you fit and healthy with the wave of a wand!

40.) For your illness, a few candies and flowers may not be the perfect cure. But they will cheer you up for sure. Get well soon.

41.) When you are sick, I miss the fun and laughter. Get well soon.

42.) I hope this get-well wish brings a smile to your face. You are too beautiful to be feeling down.

Wishing you a real speedy recovery.

Get Well Messages

43.) Wishing you a fast, easy recovery and perhaps some bright cheeriness as I send love your way.

44.) As you are healing, may you feel warmth and compassion from all who care about you. Best wishes that you will soon be back to doing all the things you love.

45.) I hope you’re not feeling lonely… because I am. I miss you. Please get well soon!

46.) So sorry you’re having to use sick days for an actual sickness. Hope you’re back on your feet soon.

47.) Sending sunshine to brighten your day. Get well soon, my dearest friend.

48.) There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden

Feel Better Soon Messages

49.) I hope you find fast healing each and every day, my sweet friend.
Feel better soon!

50.) Here’s us hoping avidly your recovery will be trouble-free, and very soon, we shall see you fit as fit can be.

51.) May you enjoy this time off to put your feet up and recover fully. We hope that the next few weeks are filled with lots of rest and relaxation.
Feel better soon!

52.) You are feeling down, and so am I with you NOT around.
Hope you get back in
the swing of things real soon!
Feel better soon!

53.) I am not a doctor, so I don’t know how to bring an end to your illness. But I am your friend, so I know how to bring a smile to your face. Feel better soon, friend!

54.) Heard That You’re Not Feeling Well. So Brought Flowers For You To Make You Feel Healthier And Happier. Feel better soon!

55.) I checked your doctor’s prescription, and it was lacking the most important medicine of all – the company of a BEST FRIEND. Feel better soon!

56.) Health and good humor are to the human body like sunshine to vegetation. For life is not to live but to be well.

57.) Sending healing vibes to you, my dear friend, to help fight your sickness. I hope you feel better soon!

58.) A smile, a puppy, the rainbow after a storm, or some happy thoughts sent your way in hopes that you feel better soon!

Tip: These get-well quotes work nicely for photo captions on social media at sites like Facebook and Instagram.

Get Better Soon Quotes

59.) When you’re miserable, I’m miserable too. Please get better soon!

60.) No one wants to see you like this. We are missing the happiest person at the office. Get better soon!

61.) This is a perfect time for you to take a rest and worry not. Get better soon!

62.) I was thinking of you last night. Hoping that you are well taken care of by your doctors. I cannot wait to see you again. Get better soon!

63.) Healing is upon you. Warmest wishes for a speedy recovery. We cannot wait to see you!

64.) So glad to hear your surgery went well. Get better soon!

65.) Sending you good vibes and healing thoughts for a quick recovery.

Best Get Well Wishes

67.) I’m sending you warm healing wishes. I hope you can feel that warmth and can imagine it traveling through your body, ushering out all the bad guys. Get better soon!

68.) Waiting patiently but eagerly for you to come back with your great sense of humor! Get better soon!

69.) Little flowers are blooming and telling you to get well soon, so listen to them!

70.) If just knowing that someone cares about you helps the healing process…then you should be feeling better already. Get better soon!

71.) Drink lots of fluid and eat lots of food and get lots of energy and rest to recover even sooner than you ought to! Get better soon!

72.) We know you will overcome this kind of situation. There is nothing we ever wanted right now but your healing and fast recovery. Get better soon!

73.) Get better soon and return to your home to decorate it again with your cheerfulness and brightness! Get better soon!

74.) It may be a long road to recovery, but I am here for you every step of the way.

75.) Sending you hugs and kisses! Get better soon!

76.) Wishing you good health. Get better soon!

Uplifting Quotes

77.) Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Japanese Proverb

78.) Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. 
Lord Byron

79.) Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.
Tori Amos

80.) The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey

81.) I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.
Mother Teresa

82.) May each day be a little brighter on your road to recovery.

Get Well Quotes

83.) Humor may be hazardous to your illness.
Ellie Katz

84.) A bowl of warmth, a soft face, a new day. Some get-well thoughts sent your way. Feel better soon.

85.) With the warmest of wishes, this just comes to say hope that you’re feeling much better today.

86.) As you rest and heal, know that you are thought of warmly and wished a quick recovery.

87.) You never know how much they care until you are under the weather.
C. Kohler

88.) Give yourself whatever gifts of time and rest you need to feel better – and know that you’re surrounded by caring thoughts and prayers and heartfelt wishes. Rest easy. Get well.

89.) I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worthwhile.
George Bernard Shaw (humor works well in the get-well quotes)

90.) Wishing that each day brings you renewed strength, brighter times, and a healthier, happier you.
Get well soon!

91.) If the doctor’s medicine doesn’t work, let’s try leeches.

92.) If you wanted time off work, probably the place to start is with a vacation request. This worked, too.

93.) I think I know what you have. It looks like you love me so much it hurts.

94.) Hmm… I have to admire the lengths you’ll go to to get some attention. Be well soon.

95.) Wishing you get kisses, hugs, and all the best drugs for your recovery.

96.) I knew you really wanted a relaxing vacation, but this might be going a step too far.

97.) One day at a time shouldn’t stretch your counting abilities too far. You got this!

98.) Hip, Hip, Hooray for your new hip! (hip replacement)

99.) Words of advice: You should take it nice and knee-sy. (Knee replacement)

100.) If we could only redirect your pain to our grade school buddy.

Best Get Well Soon Quotes

101.) The treatment is really a cooperative of a trinity – the patient, the doctor, and the inner doctor.
Ralph Bircher

102.) When grandpa was ill and could’ve died, I would have swapped all my record sales so he could get well. He is the reason I am a singer. He was my best friend growing up.
Michael Buble

103.) Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
M. Kathleen Casey

104.) I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worthwhile.
George Bernard Shaw

105.) I reckon being ill is one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
Samuel Butler

106.) It isn’t always easy, but when you’re not feeling well – I hope it helps to know others are thinking of you – and hoping that you’ll be better very soon. Take good care of yourself.

The best of healers is good cheer.

Healthy Recovery Quotations

107.) Sleep, riches, and health to be truly enjoyed must be interrupted.
Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

108.) The best of healers is good cheer.

109.) The best six doctors anywhere
And no one can deny it
Are sunshine, water, rest, and air
Exercise and diet.
These six will gladly you attend
If only you are willing
Your mind they’ll ease
Your will they’ll mend
And charge you not a shilling.
Old Nursery Rhyme

110.) The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey

111.) The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Recuperation and Convalescence

112.) Patience and the mulberry leaf become a silk gown.
Chinese Proverb

113.) What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

114.) Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

115.) Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that’s why they call it the present.
Eleanor Roosevelt

116.) I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.
Mother Teresa

117.) Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

118.) It is never too late to live happily ever after.

119.) Fear knocked on my door…I opened it, and there was nobody there.

120.) A man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
Bernard Williams

Christian Healing Prayers

The art of medicine quote.

Feeling Better

121.) Everything in moderation, including moderation.
Julia Child

122.) The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
Chinese Proverb

123.) I wonder why you can always read a doctor’s bill, and you can never read his prescription.
Finley Peter Dunne

124.) There is one consolation in being sick, and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
Henry David Thoreau

125.) He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
Isaiah 40:29

126.) I leave with you; my peace I give to you.
John 14:27

Thoughtful Get Well Messages

127.) There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as the expectation of something tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden

128.) Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.
Tori Amos

129.) We are stronger in the places we have been broken.
Ernest Hemingway

130.) Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
C.S. Lewis 

131.) Sometimes, the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take a step.
Naeem Callaway

132.) Sometimes we forget when people are sick or hurt that what they most need is to feel connected, to be loved, to be touched.
Dr. Lissa Rankin

133.) The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway

134.) You can’t have healing without sickness.
T.D. Jakes

Humorous Get Well Soon Messages

135.) Isn’t it unnerving that doctors call what they do practice?
George Carlin

136.) You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.
Dr. Seuss

138.) I am so mean I make medicine sick.
Muhammad Ali

139.) If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well.
Ruth Carlisle

140.) Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
Lord Byron

Short Get Well Wishes

141.) Sending lots of love and hugs!

142.) Sending you healthy vibes and wishing you a speedy recovery.

143.) Wishing you a gentle recovery and good health.

144.) Warmest wishes for a quick recovery.

145.) So glad you are on the mend. Get better soon!

146.) Take extra good care of yourself!

147.) Wishing you strength during this difficult time and a quick recovery.

148.) Sending you healthy, healing thoughts your way.

149.) It may be a long road to recovery, but we are here for you every step of the way. Hugs and kisses.

150.) May your hospital stay be short and your recovery even shorter.

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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