Inspired By: Elizabeth Blackwell
My hope rises when I find that the inner heart of a human being may remain pure, notwithstanding some corruption of the outer coverings.
For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women.
It is not easy to be a pioneer – but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world.
Elizabeth, born in England, was the first woman in America to earn a medical degree. She later started a women’s medical school in New York with the support of her mentor Florence Nightingale.