Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing
For what is Mysticism? It is not the attempt to draw near to God, not by rites or ceremonies, but by inward disposition? Is it not merely a hard word for 'The Kingdom of Heaven is within'? Heaven is neither a place nor a time.More Florence Nightingale quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The night is given to us to take breath, to pray, to drink deep at the fountain of power.More Florence Nightingale quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Macaulay somewhere says, that it is extraordinary that, whereas the laws of the motions of the heavenly bodies, far removed as they are from us, are perfectly well understood, the laws of the human mind, which are under our observation all day and every day, are no better understood than they were two thousand years ago.More Florence Nightingale quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Go into a room where the shutters are always shut (in a sick-room or a bed-room there should never be shutters shut), and though the room be uninhabited-though the air has never been polluted by the breathing of human beings, you will observe a close, musty smell of corrupt air-of air unpurified by the effect of the sun's rays.More Florence Nightingale quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this-'devoted and obedient.' This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.More Florence Nightingale quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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