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Clara Barton

  • Let me go, let me go.

    • Clara Barton,
    • last words (1912), in Barnaby Conrad, Famous Last Word ()
  • Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.

    • Clara Barton
  • It is wise statesmanship which suggests that in time of peace we must prepare for war, and it is no less a wise benevolence that makes preparation in the hour of peace for assuaging the ills that are sure to accompany war.

    • Clara Barton
  • Men have worshiped war till it has cost a million times more than the whole world is worth, poured out the best blood and crushed the fairest forms the good God has ever created. — Deck it as you will, war is — 'Hell.'

    • Clara Barton,
    • in Percy Harold Epler, The Life of Clara Barton ()

Clara Barton, U.S. nurse

(1821 - 1912)