„The advanced members of the medical profession know that the health of society is not to be obtained or maintained by medicines; — that it is far better, far more easy and far wiser, to adopt substantive measures to prevent disease of body or mind, than to allow substantive measure to remain continually to generate causes to produce physical and mental disorders.“

—  Robert Owen, 3rd Part
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—  Abraham Maslow American psychologist 1908 - 1970
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