Quotation by Shakespeare

Macbeth. Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased,
Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow,
Raze out the written troubles of the brain,
And with some sweet oblivious antidote
Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff
Which weighs upon the heart?
Doctor. Therein the patient
Must minister to himself.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Macbeth and Doctor, in Macbeth, act 5, sc. 3, l. 40-6.

"Raze out" means erase; "oblivious" means producing forgetfulness; the "stuff" that weighs on the heart includes guilt for murder.
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