An Enemy of the People
Mayor Peter Stockmann: "As I said, I believe you exaggerate the matter considerably. A capable physician […] ought to be capable […] of preventing injurious influences or of remedying them if they become obviously persistent. […] "
Dr. Stockmann: "it would be a trick--a fraud, a lie, a downright crime towards the public, towards the whole community!" (2.216-2.221)
Dr. Stockmann: "they have tried to rob me of my most elementary rights as a man […] to make a coward of me, to force me to put personal interests before my most sacred convictions." (3.44-3.46)
Dr. Stockmann: "Because a man has a wife and children, is he not to be allowed proclaim the truth." (3.280)