Madness Quotes

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

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

Allen Ginsberg

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.

David Herbert Lawrence

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The usefulness of madmen is famous: they demonstrate society's logic flagrantly carried out down to its last scrimshaw scrap.

Cynthia Ozick

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

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

MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER

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

CHARLES WILLIAM DAY

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

E.M. CIORAN

Anger is a brief madness.

HORACE

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

G.K. CHESTERTON

I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.

Ezra Pound

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.

Edward Dahlberg

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

Hermann Broch

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

J. G. Ballard

A force as of madness in the hands of reason has done all that was ever done in the world.

Thomas Carlyle

Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.

Josh Billings

Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?

Isadora Duncan

Much Madness is divinest Sense -- to a discerning Eye -- much Sense -- the starkest Madness --

Emily Dickinson

Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources.

Aristotle

Madness takes its toll. Please have exact change.

Unknown

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