Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations
become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.
We are product of neither nature nor nurture; we are a product of choice, because there is always a space between stimulus and response. As we wisely exercise our power to choose based on principles, the space will become larger.
I am for permanent duty on No--Ambulance Train (equipped) which goes up to the Front, to the nearest point on the rail to the fighting line. Did you ever know such luck?
It is absolutely maddening sitting here with no work yet, when there must be so much to be done.
they were afraid of V.A.D.s getting to know too much. In fact they used to say we were there to be useful and not to be taught things, which seems rather a contradictory point of view.
some of us were ready to confront danger and suffer martyrdom to the limit of endurance.
"Nothing-beyond sheer necessity-would induce me to stop doing what I am doing now, and I should never respect myself gain if I allowed a few slight physical hardships to make me give up what is the finest work any girl can do now."
"I had no time to wonder whether I was going to do things right or not," I noted; "they simply had to be done right."
I feel as if I couldn't go on much longer without news of some sort, and yet it is no good feeling like that because one has to go on, come what may...
intimacy of gesture is balanced by the professionalism of service as the patients gradually fade out of the memory of the nurses