Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

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Celebrated British social reformer and statistician who is considered the founder of modern nursing. Later in her life, she worked in India studying the effects of sanitation in rural life and helping to improve the country's health services and medical care.
  • When was
    Florence Nightingale born?

    Florence Nightingale was born on Friday, May 12, 1820

  • Where was
    Florence Nightingale born?

    Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy

  • How old is
    Florence Nightingale?

    Florence Nightingale is 199


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  • What the horrors of war are, no one can imagine. They are not wounds and blood and fever, spotted and low, or dysentery, chronic and acute, cold and heat and famine. They are intoxication, drunken brutality, demoralization and disorder on the part of the inferior... jealousies, meanness, indifference, selfish brutality on the part of the superior.
  • Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe.
  • The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.
  • I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
  • You ask me why I do not write something....I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results.
  • Volumes are now being written and spoken about the effect of the mind on the body -- I wish more was thought of the effect of the body on the mind.
  • Live you life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift - there is nothing small about it.
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