12 Florence Nightingale Quotes

  • "Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Apathy, Discontentment


  • "So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Encouragement


  • "I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Achievement, Feelings


  • "Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Character, Women


  • "It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Health, Illness


  • "The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Character


  • "The thing needed to women (and to men too) is these friendships without love between men and women. And if between married men and married women, all the better."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Friendship, Marriage, Women


  • "I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Success


  • "She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Health


  • "A human being does not cease to exist at death. It is change, not destruction, which takes place."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Death, Change


  • "The world is put back by the death of everyone who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Death, Gifts, Sacrifice


  • "How very little can be done under the spirit of fear."

    - Florence Nightingale
    Topics: Fear, Achievement



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