Madness And Sanity Quotes by Allen Ginsberg, Ambrose Bierce, Miguel de Cervantes, Jane Wagner, Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire and many others.
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies?
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.
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.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
A man might pass for insane who should see things as they are.
The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.
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.
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
A man who is ‘of sound mind’ is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.
In a mad world only the mad are sane.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
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.
I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw.