Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell Quotes

  • ''I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.''
    Edith Cavell (1865-1915), British nurse. Inscription, Cavell monument, London. Guilty of breaking the rules of war by using her status as a Red Cross nurse to help Allied prisoners escape from German-occupied territory, Cavell spoke these words to her chaplain, Rev. Stirling Gahan, shortly before her execution in Brussels as a spy (October 11, 1915).
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