Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton, 1821 - 1912
At the Seventh International Red Cross Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia (1902)
Born: 25 December 1821, Oxford, Massachusetts
Died: 12 April 1912, Glen Echo, Maryland
Biography from Wikipedia
Clara Barton quotes:
Click here to find books by Clara Barton at Amazon.com
- 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. permalink
- Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business. permalink
- 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. permalink
- Let me go, let me go. permalink
last words (1912), quoted by Barnaby Conrad in Famous Last Words (1961)
Please report any problems on this page! If you see any typos, incorrect attributions, deformed characters, or any other problem with this page, we want to fix it as soon
as possible. Please click here to report errors.
Note: Do not use titles in author searches, we don't use them, including president, senator, prime minister, king, queen, saint, or doctor, or abbreviations thereof. See explanation here.