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French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-19220
For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.
British Author 1870-19530
The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all.