Like Band Aids for Chest Wounds
By Richard Girard
"Of all the anti-social vested interests the worst is the vested interest in ill-health."
George Bernard Shaw (1856--1950), Anglo-Irish playwright and critic. The Doctor's Dilemma, "The Latest Theories," Preface (1911).
"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
Constitution of the World Health Organization (1948).
"The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future."
John Maynard Keynes (1883--1946), British economist. General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, book 4, chapter 12, section 5 (1936).
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