I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.
How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.
Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.
It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm.
The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.
Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe.