Quote of the Day

He says “Bill I believe this is killing me”,
As the smile ran away from his face.
“Well I’m sure that I could be a movie star,
if I could get out of this place.”

Billy Joel

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College Lonon. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over ten thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.

2 thoughts on “Quote of the Day”

  1. Now here you are with your faith
    And your Peter Pan advice
    You have no scars on your face
    And you cannot handle pressure.

  2. Great quote, Keith. That song is sad and it’s sweet, and I knew it complete when I wore a younger man’s clothes.

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