Thomas Szasz

No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious.

Thomas Szasz

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Jane Elliot Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
Jane Fonda I'm a very brave person. I can go to North Vietnam, I can challenge my government, but I can't challenge the man I'm with if means I'm going to end up alone.
Joseph Stalin One death is a tragedy one million is a statistic.
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Diane Abbott Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
Benjamin Carson Education is a fundamental principle of what made America a success. We can't afford to throw any young people away.
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Matthew Arnold Poetry a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
Mark Twain Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Arthur Ashe One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Charles Babbage To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance.
Lindsay Lohan This is what I asked for, and in this day and age that's what actually goes on. But what hurts me the most is that I work just as hard as any other actress around my age, like Scarlett Johansson, but I just don't get the opportunities that they get because people are so distracted by the mess that I...
William Shakespeare Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
Tucker Carlson The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.

Thomas Szasz

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