Clara Barton Quotes

- Notable Clara Barton Quotes Index -

Born: December 25, 1821, Oxford, Massachusetts
Birth Country: USA
Died: Glen Echo, Maryland, April 12, 1912
Occupation: Founder of the American Red Cross

1.
An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness.
- Clara Barton

2.
Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.
- Clara Barton

3.
I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
- Clara Barton

4.
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.
- Clara Barton

5.
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

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