Insanity Quotes

When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.

Mark Twain

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The sanity of society is a balance of a thousand insanities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.

Jean Debuffet

In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.

Georges Clemenceau

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.

Edgar Allan Poe

There is a thin line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

Oscar Levant

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Seneca

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

Oscar Levant

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

Bruce Feirstein

Insanity is not a distinct and separate empire; our ordinary life borders upon it, and we cross the frontier in some part of our nature.

Henri Taine

In a nation of naked people, the one who wears a rag is considered a mad man.

Tamil proverb

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Albert Einstein

Sanity is very rare: every man almost, and every woman, has a dash of madness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

We cannot unthink unless we are insane.

Arthur Koestler

In a totally sane society, madness is the only freedom.

James Graham Ballard

A quarter for the berry, three quarters for the delivery

Tamil proverb

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.

Georges Clemenceau

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.

Edgar Allan Poe

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Insanity is the only sane reaction to an insane society.

Thomas Szas

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Updated On : October 30, 2013
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