Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Clara Barton
(1821-1912) born on
Dec 25
US "humanitarian, nurse". "The "Angel of the Battlefield" ministered to injured soldiers during the Civil War and founded the American Red Cross."

"I have lived my life, well and ill, always less well than I wanted it to be but it is, as it is, and as it has been; so small a thing, to have had so much about it!"

"Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business."
". . . the door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me."
"Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do."
"I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "Angel of the Battlefield," ch. 20, by Ishbel Ross, 1956."
R: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
A: "In "Angel of the Battlefield," ch. 14, by Ishbel Ross, 1956."
N: "In "Angel of the Battlefield," ch. 19, by Ishbel Ross, 1956."
K: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."

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