Wir müssen wieder lernen, zwischen Hoffnung und Erwartung zu unterscheiden.
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.Hoffnung, ErwartungenIvan Illich
Die moderne Medizin handelt mit Gesundheit. Sie will nicht zur Gesundheit der Menschen beitragen, sondern existiert nur für sich selbst. Sie macht mehr Menschen krank als sie heilt.
Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals.Ärzte & MedizinIvan Illich
Tools can rule men sooner than they expect; the plow makes man the lord of the garden but also the refugee from the dust bowl.Ivan Illich
Effective health care depends on self-care; this fact is currently heralded as if it were a discovery.Ivan Illich
The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.Ivan Illich