Patch Adams Quotes

I'm a clown, which could be a public health role. I'm really interested in moving our society away from a society needing Xanax and Prozac, and that is really feeling depressed, to one that is celebrating, and so I find just walking around in colorful clothes, people smile.

 
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Patch Adams
Patch Adams
  • Born: May 28, 1945
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams is an American physician, comedian, social activist, clown, and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organizes a group of volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries and they dress as clowns in an effort to bring humor to orphans, patients, and other people.