To be sick brings out all our prejudices and primitive feelings. Like fear or love, it makes us a little crazy. Yet the craziness of the patient is part of his condition.
You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below
Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.
This quote is linked to the event - Severe Illness
Source Notes: "Doctor, Talk to Me," The New York Times Magazine (26 August 1990), and reprinted in Intoxicated by My Illness: And Other Writings on Life and Death (1992).
We don't have a biography.
I'm the guy who runs quotationsbook!