Edith Cavell Quotes

Who is Edith Cavell?

Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse who saved the lives of soldiers from both sides during the First World War.

Born December 04, 1865
Died October 12, 1915

Books by Edith Cavell

Best 7 Quotes by Edith Cavell

“I can't stop while there are lives to be saved.”

Edith Cavell

“I have no fear nor shrinking; I have seen death so often that it is not strange or fearful to me.”

Edith Cavell

“I thank God for this ten weeks' quiet before the end. Life has always been hurried and full of difficulty. This time of rest has been a great mercy.”

Edith Cavell

“Nothing but physical impossibility, lack of space and money would make me close my doors to allied refugees.”

Edith Cavell

“Patriotism alone is not enough.”

Edith Cavell

“Someday, somehow, I am going to do something useful, something for people. They are, most of them, so helpless, so hurt and so unhappy.”

Edith Cavell

“They have all been very kind to me here. But this I would say, standing as I do in view of God and eternity, I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.”

Edith Cavell

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