Florence Nightingale Quotes

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

I often compare Margaret Thatcher with Florence Nightin

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
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
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
Bismarck was a large persian cat owned by Florence Nightingale.
Florence Nightingale
People think me a sort of Florence Nightingale, but I have no heroic qualities. I simply don’t feel very much.
Franny Billingsley
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