Quotes by Elizabeth Kenny

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny
Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.
- Elizabeth Kenny
It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
- Elizabeth Kenny
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I have a message to give to the world, and I shall not be thwarted.
- Elizabeth Kenny
I came to America to teach my method - not to enter a research experiment.
- Elizabeth Kenny
I spent more time on dark ships in danger zones than any other woman in the world.
- Elizabeth Kenny
'O sleep, O gentle sleep,' I thought gratefully, 'Nature's soft nurse!'
- Elizabeth Kenny
In the history of medicine, it is not always the great scientist or the learned doctor who goes forward to discover new fields, new avenues, new ideas.
- Elizabeth Kenny
Some minds remain open long enough for the truth not only to enter but to pass on through by way of a ready exit without pausing anywhere along the route.
- Elizabeth Kenny
I do not want medical men to discuss whether or not my work is valuable, because I know what it will do. I want them to tell me how best this new knowledge of rapidly restoring paralysed people to health and strength can be applied where it is needed.
- Elizabeth Kenny
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At first, I was called a quack, a charlatan, and worse, year after year, in Australia, England and the United States, by men who simply refused to believe that a nurse from 'the bush' could devise a treatment which succeeded where they had failed.
- Elizabeth Kenny
The American doctor, in my opinion, possesses a combination of conservatism and that other quality which has put the United States in the forefront in almost every department of science - that is, an eagerness to know what it is really all about in order that he may not be the one left behind if there is something to it.
- Elizabeth Kenny

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