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English poet 1757-18270
As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
I collected some of their Proverbs.
Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected?Source: Kapitein Corelli's mandoline (1994) 74
Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-18700
Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood.
Get away from the place that makes you feel comfortable with your depression. The reality is it's never as bad as the insanity you've created in your head.
He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-15360
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.
Hunter S. Thompson
American journalist 1939-0
I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me.
English writer 1894-19630
Individual insanity is immune to the consequences of collective insanity.
American Congregational minister and theologian 1745-18400
Insanity destroys reason, but not wit.
German poet and philosopher 1844-19000
Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist. 1911-19800
Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your children.
Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-18940
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Look, we're all saddled with things that make us better or worse. This world is a crazy place, and I've chosen to make my work about that insanity.