#WiseWednesday: Florence Nightingale

“I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” by Florence Nightingale

LMGTFY: Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910), English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. Became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in the persona of “The Lady with the Lamp” making rounds of wounded soldiers at night. Wrote tracts in simple English concerning the spread of medical knowledge.