Madness And Sanity Quotes

Madness And Sanity Quotes by Allen Ginsberg, Ambrose Bierce, Miguel de Cervantes, Jane Wagner, Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire and many others.

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I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
Allen Ginsberg
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Ambrose Bierce
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies?
Miguel de Cervantes
The human mind is kind of like a piГ±ata. When it breaks open, there’s a lot of surprises inside. Once you get the piГ±ata perspective, you see that losing your mind can be a peak experience.
Jane Wagner
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively.
Today I felt pass over me A breath of wind from the wings of madness.
Charles Baudelaire
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
A man might pass for insane who should see things as they are.
William Ellery Channing
The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.
Salvador Dali
Between madness and sanity, there is a shifting boundary. It is impossible to explain. Time slows down and you have to try to fill it. You don’t have anything but solitude.
Jose Mujica
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
Carl Jung
A man who is ‘of sound mind’ is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.
Paul Valery
In a mad world only the mad are sane.
Akira Kurosawa
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
Emily Dickinson
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That’s what’s insane about it.
John Lennon
I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw.
William Shakespeare