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Clara Barton

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You must never so much think as whether you like it or not, whether it is bearable or not; you must never think of anything except the need, and how to meet it.

— Clara Barton

#nursing #inspirational

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.

— Clara Barton

#economy #fail #fortune #hand #life

I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay.

— Clara Barton

#less #man #may #never #nothing

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

#diminishing #evil #happiness #human #human suffering

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

#danger #face #fear #feed #fight

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.

— Clara Barton

#blood #father #patriot #veins #warm

This conflict is one thing I've been waiting for. I'm well and strong and young - young enough to go to the front. If I can't be a soldier, I'll help soldiers.

— Clara Barton

#conflict #enough #front #go #help

Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.

— Clara Barton

#everybody #nobody

The surest test of discipline is its absence.

— Clara Barton

#discipline #surest #test

I wonder if a soldier ever does mend a bullet hole in his coat?

— Clara Barton

#coat #does #ever #his #hole

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Early professional life
Clara Barton became a teacher in 1838 for a dozen years in schools in Canada and West Georgia. At a time when relatively few women worked outside the home Barton built a career helping others. Among her more harrowing experiences was an incident in which a bullet tore through the sleeve of her dress without striking her and killed a man to whom Clara Barton was tending.

One of her greatest accomplishments was founding the American Red Cross. At a time when relatively few women worked outside the home Barton built a career helping others. Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton (December 25 1821 – April 12 1912) was a pioneer American teacher patent clerk nurse and humanitarian.

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