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Top 100 Quotes About Florence

#1. You say you are bored; you have nothing to do; you cannot be interested in people just because they are people, but only try it! Do things without being interested, and perhaps the interest will grow. - Author: Florence Converse
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#2. That Religion is not devotion, but work and suffering for the love of God; this is the true doctrine of Mystics. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#3. Some may say that I couldn't sing, but no one can say that I didn't sing. - Author: Florence Foster Jenkins
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#4. Of all the old maid's blessing, the greatest is carte blanche. Spinsterhood is powerful; once a woman is called "that crazy old maid" she can get away with anything. - Author: Florence King
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#5. I try to maintain a healthy dose of daydreaming, to remain sane. - Author: Florence Welch
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#6. The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#7. Rejection is protection. - Author: Florence Scovell Shinn
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#8. Keep dating and you will become so sick, so badly crippled, so deformed, so emotionally warped and mentally defective that you will marry anybody. - Author: Florence King
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#9. What is really yours? The blessings you bring to yourself, through your spoken or silent word, the things you see with your inner eye. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#10. Why do I hate people? Who else is there to hate? - Author: Florence King
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#11. Visiting Florence was like attending a surprise party every day. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#12. That belongs to her by divine right. I told her to repeat it continually also. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#13. Diseases, as all experience shows, are adjectives, not noun substantives. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#14. The Apologizer Bunny keeps going and going and going. - Author: Florence King
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#15. The account he gives of nurses beats everything that even I know of. This young prophet says that they are all drunkards, without exception, Sisters and all, and that there are but two whom the surgeon can trust to give the patients their medicines. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#16. If you ever meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope. - Author: Florence King
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#17. Real feminism is spinsterhood. It's time America admitted that old maids give all women a good name. - Author: Florence King
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#18. I started off singing in church as a child. The sound of voices coming together, that was my first moment of touching something outside of myself. - Author: Florence Welch
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#19. When man can "wish away worrying," every desire will be instantly fulfilled. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#20. I think "waste of your brain" is something that my mother would say to me occasionally - I think it's usually when I'm telling her something like that I can remember every outfit I've ever worn. - Author: Florence Welch
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#21. If that's true why did it jump into the swamp?" Alex asks. "No normal horse would do that. Jump into a lake for a swim maybe, but not a swamp, unless it was a suicidal horse. - Author: L. H. Cosway
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#22. The nations which have put mankind and posterity most in their debt have been small states Israel, Athens, Florence, Elizabethan England. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#23. The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways. - Author: Florence King
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#24. Florence and art is something that is part of my life and is part of myself. - Author: Roberto Cavalli
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#25. You look around the world at geniuses, and they don't appear randomly, they appear in genius clusters. Athens in 50 BC, Florence 1500, Silicon Valley today. This is not a coincidence. - Author: Eric Weiner
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#26. Unless we are making progress in our nursing every year, every month, every week, take my word for it we are going back. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#27. Paul Newman's half Jewishand Florence Henderson's half, tooPut them together,What a fine looking Jew! - Author: Adam Sandler
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#28. Don't you think that although you have the sorrows of humanity at heart, sometimes you are a little impatient with the sorrows of particular men? - Author: Florence Converse
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#29. Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind. - Author: Florence King
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#30. Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to carry on that counts.
Winston Churchill - Author: H.A. Corby
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#31. My wife and I love to host wine and cheese parties. They are simple and elegant and you don't have to put a lot of effort and time into it. - Author: Tyler Florence
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#32. Worst nightmares can also appear with your eyes open. - Author: Florence Welch
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#33. Infinite Spirit, open the way - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#34. Men are not very good at loving, but they are experts at admiring and respecting; the woman who goes after their admiration and respect will often come out better than she who goes out after their love. - Author: Florence King
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#35. Kings and queens might do wicked things, but they don't nag. One thing I like about Bloody Mary: she never said a word about lung cancer. - Author: Florence King
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#36. People have founded vast schemes upon a very few words. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#37. Hell hath no fury like a liberal arts major scorned. - Author: Florence King
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#38. The Light of the Christ within now wipes out all fear, doubt, anger and resentment. God's love pours through me, an irresistible magnetic current. I see only perfection and draw to me my own. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#39. Averages ... seduce us away from minute observation. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#40. The copyeditor I drew was a brachycephalic, web-footed cretin who should have been in an institution learning how to make brooms. - Author: Florence King
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#41. To understand God's thoughts we must study statistics, for these are the measure of his purpose. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#42. The Black Death was a faithful visitor to Florence. It arrived, on average, once every ten years, always in the summer. - Author: Ross King
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#43. To me, elitism means a love of excellence and superiority, but America has declared war on both and developed a sick love of the lowest common denominator to make sure no-one becomes too fine for our touted democracy. We are almost at the point of regarding every virtue as elitist. - Author: Florence King
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#44. Let's bring back grandmothers! A real family consists of three generations. It's time Americans stopped worrying about interference and being a burden on the children and regrouped under one roof. - Author: Florence King
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#45. There are no specific diseases only specific disease conditions - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#46. I like being unconventional. - Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
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#47. Just having children is a risk, Kate. We are gambling on the future, investing in the unknown with nothing but hope and blind faith. How can we keep our own safe when anyone else is in danger? - Author: Florence Engel Randall
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#48. The light of lights streams through my mind, body, and affairs, revealing all in Divine order. I see clearly there are no obstacles on my pathway. I see clearly the open road of fulfillment. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#49. In America, Walt Disney opened an amusement park.
And in Florence, someone was savaging the remnants of a Tuscan nobleman's family. - Author: Chris Bohjalian
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#50. I couldn't wait until I grew up. I used to look at my mom's stockings and put them on with her high heels and mess with my hair. - Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
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#51. It's the Government's job to print the money, deliver the mail and declare war. Now give me my cigarettes. - Author: Florence King
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#52. It's always darkest before the dawn. - Author: Florence + The Machine
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#53. Rejoice, Florence, seeing you are so great that over sea and land you flap your wings, and your name is widely known in Hell! - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#54. I'm surprised you stayed," I admitted to him. I had sort of been expecting him to bolt. "I'm never leaving. - Author: Jessica Florence
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#55. There are no lost opportunities in Divine Mind, as one door shuts another door is opened. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#56. Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift-there is nothing small about it. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#57. The stars, the moon, they have all been blown out
You left me in the dark
No dawn, no day, I'm always in this twilight
In the shadow of your heart - Author: Florence Welch
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#58. We must substitute fear for faith, for fear is only inverted faith; it is faith in evil instead of good. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#59. Knows a higher law. One cannot turn back, and must put away graven images. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#60. In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order. - Author: Florence King
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#61. But her role had changed; she was now available for marriage and her primary task was to find a mate. As Florence and Hugh Bell's daughter, she was expected to make an excellent match. And if there wasn't one here, at least she would learn how to conduct herself for the chase. - Author: Janet Wallach
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#62. After man knows the truth, he cannot be too careful of his words. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#63. To make sure I learned the etiquette of grieving, Granny took me with her to the many funerals she attended. O Death, where is thy sting? Search me. I grew up looking at so many corpses that I still feel a faint touch of surprise whenever I see people move. - Author: Florence King
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#64. Go out and find a copy of 'The Shrinking Of Treehorn' and its sequel, 'Treehorn's Treasure.' Written by Florence Parry Heide and illustrated by the great Edward Gorey, master of the gothic and the macabre, these books are small masterpieces. - Author: Chris Riddell
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#65. What cruel mistakes are sometimes made by benevolent men and women in matters of business about which they can know nothing and think they know a great deal. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#66. I wasn't used to children and they were getting on my nerves. Worse, it appeared that I was a child, too. I hadn't known that before; I thought I was just short. - Author: Florence King
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#67. The worship of beauty is to me a religion. Nothing bad was ever truly beautiful; nothing good is ever really ugly. - Author: Florence L. Barclay
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#68. How many bones did he set?" I cared about it much less than they did. It's my Florence Nightingale calm, I suppose.
There was a pause.
"Twenty-seven," said Father.
There was a question mark in that pause. "How many bones are in the hand?"
Another pause.
"Twenty-seven," said Eldric. - Author: Franny Billingsley
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#69. Nothing on earth can resist an absolutely non-resistant person. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#70. The only English patients I have ever known refuse tea, have been typhus cases; and the first sign of their getting better was their craving again for tea. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#71. Do not meet or overtake a patient who is moving about in order to speak to him or to give him any message or letter. You might just as well give him a box on the ear. I have seen a patient fall flat on the ground who was standing when his nurse came into the room. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#72. Let us never consider ourselves finished nurses ... we must be learning all of our lives. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#73. I've been having this really weird anxiety dream about arriving too late or too early, and the people in charge are like, 'You have to leave! You have to go back to the hotel and get ready!' And I use the wrong exit, and I'm running down the red carpet in pyjamas, like, 'No! Don't look at me!' - Author: Florence Welch
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#74. And I'm so obsessed with my pursuit of the perfect cappuccino that I spent $6,000 on an exquisite La Marzocco coffee machine, which I imported from Florence. - Author: Guy Spier
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#75. The most important practical lesson that can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe - how to observe - what symptoms indicate improvement - what the reverse - which are of importance - which are of none - which are the evidence of neglect - and of what kind of neglect. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#76. Remember my name
you'll be screaming it later. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#77. The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners. - Author: Florence King
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#78. I was brought up in Florence, a beautiful medieval town whose rhythm is completely in antiquity. - Author: Oleg Cassini
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#79. It would be too frightening for me to consider myself a role model. But I like the idea of not being afraid of letting your imagination rule you, to feel the freedom of expression, to let creativity be your overwhelming drive rather than other things. - Author: Florence Welch
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#80. The true foundation of theology is to ascertain the character of God. It is by the aid of Statistics that law in the social sphere can be ascertained and codified, and certain aspects of the character of God thereby revealed. The study of statistics is thus a religious service. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#81. Touring, and being in a band, it's almost like the other stuff, the other parts of life, get put on hold. - Author: Florence Welch
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#82. Never second guess yourself. Or do, maybe. Whatever you feel good about. - Author: Dan Florence
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#83. It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#84. So... Italian gelato. Take the deliciousness of a regular ice-cream cone, times it by a million, then sprinkle it with crushed-up unicorn horns. - Author: Jenna Evans Welch
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#85. It takes only one child to raze a village. - Author: Florence King
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#86. Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions toward the women working in their trades. - Author: Florence Kelley
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#87. You must go to Mahometanism, to Buddhism, to the East, to the Sufis Fakirs, to Pantheism, for the right growth of mysticism. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#88. If you want to run as fast as the men, you've got to train like the men. - Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
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#89. To do justice to a lifelong dream of being a writer, I must give it the intense concentration and focus I gave to track. To do both with excellence is not possible. It is with a sense of sadness and joyous anticipation that I leave track and move on. - Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
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#90. I have a professional acquaintance whose recent eyelid job has left her with a permanent expression of such poleaxed astonishment that she looks at all times as if she had just read one of my books. - Author: Florence King
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#91. Our children do not need a makeover, they just need to be understood. If you understand their emotional needs now, you can save them a lifetime of searching for what they never had as a child. - Author: Florence Littauer
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#92. I think I've always looked older than I am. I hope that's going to work in my favor when I get older. - Author: Florence Welch
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#93. She turns to look down at the tiered vineyards and, beyond, the vignette of Florence in the valley as if scooped up on a spoon. Its domes and spires and rooftops appearing to float on a tide of unearthly mist as inviolate and inaccessible as a private longing. - Author: Glenn Haybittle
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#94. Later it would occur to him that a new life - to be a new man - would require him to take chances, to act on whim - Author: John Galavan
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#95. There is more sexism in a year's worth of movies than actually exists in a woman's entire lifetime. - Author: Florence King
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#96. The Chinese say that water is the most powerful element, because it is perfectly nonresistant. It can wear away a rock, and sweep all before it. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#97. The perfect plan includes health, wealth, love and perfect selfexpression. This is the square of life, which brings perfect happiness. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#98. It would not be necessary to make an affirmation more than once if one had perfect faith. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#99. The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path. - Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
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#100. By mortifying vanity we do ourselves no good. It is the want of interest in our life which produces it; by filling up that want of interest in our life we can alone remedy it. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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