"I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Clara Barton on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Clara Barton on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Clara Barton on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Clara Barton on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Clara Barton on Mahatma Gandhi
"Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business."
"I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them."
"An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness."
"The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins."