H. L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken

was a German-American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English
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. /hygiene/ H. L. Mencken quotes

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