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The best therapy for the imaginary invalid is very simple, but rarely applied. The subject should be taken to a place where people must bear atrocious sufferings and the loss of all human dignity.
Courtesy is fundamental: sometimes it keeps at bay even snarling people.
Some people maintain that what one believes becomes true, but the poor sick person who has hoped in vain would certainly not agree.
Personal dignity is to be measured with the yardstick of one's conscience, not with that of other people's judgement.
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