Through systematic oppression, the black American has been effectively castrated by white America.
Alvin Francis Poussaint
If you want fame and fortune, invent a pill.
I wonder how soon we shall be far enough along to have the physician ask: How much and what, if anything, is structural? how much Functional, somatic or metabolic? How much constitutional, psychogenic and social?
Adolf Meyer (psychiatrist)
There is a growing tendency amongst the laity to tread not only the broad highways of science, but to explore its more fascinating by-paths.
Quote of the day
In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
Thomas De Quincey
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon