Insanity Quotes

Insanity in individuals is something rare -- but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair.

T. S. Eliot

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense


Dance is a little insanity that does us all a lot of good.

Edward Demby

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.

Bruce Feirstein

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

Oscar Levant

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.

Edwin Denby

Reality is the #1 cause of insanity among those who are in contact with it


Insanity is hereditary; you can get it from your children

Sam Levenson

Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

...years of insanity have made this guy crazy!

Woody Allen

The craft is finding a decent drainpipe to get access to the site as much as it is in the art...Van Gogh used short, stumpy brush strokes to convey his insanity - I use short, thin ledges above mainline train tracks.


I think marriage is all about timing. Getting married is insanity; I mean, it's a risk who knows if you're going to be together forever? But you both say, 'We're going to take this chance, in the same spirit.

Catherine lise Blanchett

In an individual one would regard it as evidence of insanity to see someone repeatedly undertaking enterprises that resulted in his losing precisely what he claimed he was trying to achieve; it is not less lunatic to do it on the international scale, but if youve been catching the news lately youll have noticed its being done more than ever.

John Kilian Houston Brunner

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