H. L. Mencken Quote

The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices. The physician does not preach repentance; he offers absolution.


Mencken Chrestomathy (ed. Vintage, 2012) - ISBN: 9780307808875

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