Madness Quotes

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!

J. G. Ballard

The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.

Hermann Broch

Madness is tonic and invigorating. It makes the sane more sane. The only ones who are unable to profit by it are the insane.

Henry Miller

Madness is something rare in individuals -- but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Facts by themselves can often feed the flame of madness, because sanity is a spirit.

G.K. CHESTERTON

Anger is a brief madness.

HORACE

Life without utopia is suffocating, for the multitude at least: threatened otherwise with petrifaction, the world must have a new madness.

E.M. CIORAN

Madness is an excited mind, indulging in the dreams of imagination, until the heated fancy makes chimeras appear real.

CHARLES WILLIAM DAY

Madness hath imaginary bliss, and most men have no more.

MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER

Human madness is oftentimes a cunning and most feline thing. When you think it fled, it may have but become transfigured into still subtler form.

HERMAN MELVILLE

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.

David Herbert Lawrence

Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.

Allen Ginsberg

Pain is real when you get other people to believe in it. If no one believes in it but you, your pain is madness or hysteria.

Naomi Wolf

Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness

John Sterling

Youre only given a little spark of madness. You mustnt lose it.

Robin Williams
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