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Elizabeth Kenny

  • 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.

    • Elizabeth Kenny,
    • with Martha Ostenso, And They Shall Walk ()
  • ... memories do not always behave in an orderly way, but bloom, as it were, erratically ...

    • Elizabeth Kenny,
    • with Martha Ostenso, And They Shall Walk ()
  • ... 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.

    • Elizabeth Kenny,
    • in Victor Cohn, Sister Kenny ()
  • My mother used to say, 'He who angers you, conquers you!' But my mother was a saint.

    • Elizabeth Kenny,
    • in Victor Cohn, Sister Kenny ()
  • I'd like to live every moment of my life, but not a moment after.

    • Elizabeth Kenny,
    • in Victor Cohn, Sister Kenny ()
  • It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.

    • Elizabeth Kenny,
    • in Victor Cohn, Sister Kenny ()

Elizabeth Kenny, Australian nurse

(1880 - 1952)

Known as Sister Kenny.