Quotes by madness

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  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
    German painter 1471-1528
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    Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be allured by the madness of the world, so that we may never fall away from you, O Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhood and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    I find myself... hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    I have cultivated my hysteria with delight and terror. Now I suffer continually from vertigo, and today, 23rd of January, 1862, I have received a singular warning, I have felt the wind of the wing of madness pass over me.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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    I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
  • Carole King
    Carole King
    American singer-songwriter 1942-
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    If there's any answer, maybe love can end the madness
    Maybe not, oh, but we can only try.
    Source: Tapestry (1971)
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
    English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
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    In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom.
  • Leo Rosten
    Leo Rosten
    Polish-American scientist 1908-1997
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    In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
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    It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    It's not the one thing nor the other that leads to madness, but the space in between.
    Source: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (2007) 162
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet.
  • Louis de Bernieres
    Louis de Bernieres
    British novelist 1954-
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    Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides.
    Source: Faceboek (2011)
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