Florence Nightingale Quotes

Florence Nightingale Quotes by Franny Billingsley, Stella Gibbons, Florence Nightingale, Larry Gatlin, Elizabeth Blackwell, Samuel Goldwyn and many others.

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People think me a sort of Florence Nightingale, but I have no heroic qualities. I simply don’t feel very much.
Franny Billingsley
You have the most revolting Florence Nightingale complex,’ said Mrs. Smiling. It is not that at all, and well you know it. On the whole, I dislike my fellow beings; I find them so difficult to understand. But I have a tidy mind and untidy lives irritate me. Also, they are uncivilized.
Stella Gibbons
Bismarck was a large persian cat owned by Florence Nightingale.
Florence Nightingale
In France it was Joan of Arc; in the Crimea it was Florence Nightingale; in the deep south there was Rosa Parks; in India there was Mother Teresa and in Florida there was Katherine Harris.
Larry Gatlin
To her [Florence Nightingale] chiefly I owed the awakening to the fact that sanitation is the supreme goal of medicine its foundation and its crown.
Elizabeth Blackwell
Can she sing? She’s practically a Florence Nightingale.
Samuel Goldwyn
I often compare Margaret Thatcher with Florence Nightingale. She stalks through the wards of our hospitals as a lady with a lamp. Unfortunately, it’s a blowlamp.
Denis Healey