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“Some minds remain open long enough for the truth not only to enter but to pass on through by way of a ready exit without pausing anywhere along the route.”
“... memories do not always behave in an orderly way, but bloom, as it were, erratically ...”
“... medicine is such a jealous lover that lately the only exercise I get is putting my foot down. For social life, I climb into the front seats of taxicabs on my way to work and talk to the drivers. Very interesting fellows.”
“My mother used to say, 'He who angers you, conquers you!' But my mother was a saint.”
“I'd like to live every moment of my life, but not a moment after.”
“It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.”
Elizabeth Kenny, Australian nurse
(1880 - 1952)
Known as Sister Kenny.