Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Paulina Luisi

Argentina-born Uruguayan Diplomat, Surgeon and Leader of Feminist Movement in Uruguay, first Uruguayan woman to receive a medical degree

"Even toy soldiers should be abolished. We must disarm the nursery!"

"We women are familiar with the ulcers of our societies, because it is almost always our hands which apply the balm. Social assistance and beneficence are our patrimony, and this work, like nothing else, has opened our eyes to the horrors that entrap our current civilization... And we female physicians have seen even more."