"The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Clara Barton on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Clara Barton on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Clara Barton on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Clara Barton on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Clara Barton on John F. Kennedy
"Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business."
"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."
"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."