• Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. ... The aim of medicine is surely not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard them from the consequences of their vices.

    H. L. Mencken (2009). “Prejudices: Third Series”, p.269, Cosimo, Inc.