Florence Nightingale Quotes (39 quotes)




Florence Nightingale
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As quoted in The Gigantic Book of Teachers' Wisdom (2007) by Frank McCourt and Erin Gruwell, p. 410
Florence Nightingale
Source/Notes:
The Life of Florence Nightingale, Volume 1 (Library of Alexandria, 1925)
Florence Nightingale
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As quoted in: "Struggle: the stirring story of woman's advance in England" (Duffield and company, 1930), p. 20
Florence Nightingale
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Notes on Nursing (1860), p. 34. Often misquoted as: "She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel."


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Born: May 12, 1820

Died: August 13, 1910 (aged 90)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Florence Nightingale was a celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was dubbed The Lady with the Lamp after her habit of making rounds at night.

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