Madness Quotes

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

Edgar Allan Poe

Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.

Ambrose Bierce

Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.

Alexander Pope

Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.


Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.

John Updike

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.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Courage is the most beautiful kind of madness.


Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

Martin Luther King Jr

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?

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.


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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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