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"Giving people medicine for TB and not giving them food is like washing your hands and drying them in dirt." p. 34

"'A hundred chatty Haitians,'" he would say. "'Don't try this at home.'" p. 34

"Farmer said, 'The only non-compliant people are physicians. If the patient doesn't get better, it's your own fault. Fix it.'" p. 36

"If a patient says, I really need a Bible or nail clippers, well, for God's sake!" p. 42

"Still gazing, Farmer said 'To understand Russia, to understand Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Boston, identity politics, Sri Lanka, and Life Savers, you have to be on top of this hill.'" p. 44

"In any case, he seemed to think I knew exactly what he meant, and I realized, with some irritation, that I didn't dare say anything just then, for fear of disappointing him." p. 44

"An individual might exist in misery this great almost...

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