Do the healthy need a physician? (Augustine)

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When someone is ill but has hope of recovery, he is said to be curable; when ill and without hope, he is said to be incurable; but when he is already well, he does not need a doctor.

Augustine of Hippo, Homilies on the Gospel of John 1-40 (c. 406-20), trans. Edmund Hill, ed. Allan D. Fitzgerald, The Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century, Volume 12 (Hyde Park NY: New City Press, 2009), 7.18, pp 161-62.
 
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