• It is the unqualified result of all my experience with the sick that, second only to their need of fresh air, is their need of light; that, after a close room, what hurts them most is a dark room and that it is not only light but direct sunlight they want.

    Florence Nightingale, Lynn McDonald (2004). “Florence Nightingale on Public Health Care: Collected Works of Florence Nightingale”, p.103, Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press