Philippe Pinel

1745 - 1826

A Quote by Philippe Pinel on decisions, giving, husbands, parenthood, and reason

I cannot here avoid giving my most decided sufferage in favour of the moral qualities of maniacs. I have no where met, excepting in romances, with fonder husbands, more affectionate parents, more impassioned . . . than in the lunatic asylum, during their intervals of calmness and reason.

Philippe Pinel (1745 - 1826)

Source: 'Treatise on Insanity' 1801

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