Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
Courage is the most beautiful kind of madness.
Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses; waking life is a dream controlled.
Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!
Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?
Much Madness is divinest Sense -- to a discerning Eye -- much Sense -- the starkest Madness --
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources.
Madness takes its toll. Please have exact change.
There is a kind of euphoria of grief, a degree of madness.
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
So reports of my madness, as they say, were greatly exaggerated. Not that I give a bugger either way.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
It is almost impossible to be a doctor and an honest man, but it is obscenely impossible to be a psychiatrist without at the same time bearing the stamp of the most incontestable madness: that of being unable to resist that old atavistic reflex of the mass of humanity, which makes any man of science who is absorbed by this mass a kind of natural and inborn enemy of all genius.
For every age there is a popular idea about what madness is, what causes it, and how a mad person should look and behave; and it's usually these popular ideas, rather than those of medical professionals, that turn up in songs and stories and plays and books.
Poetry demands a man with a special gift for it, or else one with a touch of madness in him.
We have psychologized like the insane, who aggravate their madness in struggling to understand it.
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