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Quotations by Florence Nightingale
Florence NightingaleI attribute my success to this - I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.

Discontent with what they have - Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.

World put back by conventionality - 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.

Form and color as means to recovery - People say the effect is only on the mind. It is no such thing. The effect is on the body, too. Little as we know about the way in which we are affected by form, by colour, and light, we do know this, that they have an actual physical effect. Variety of form and brilliancy of colour in the objects presented to patients, are actual means of recovery.