Quotes by madness

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  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Sanity is a madness put to good uses; waking life is a dream controlled.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    The courage of the poets is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    The era of the political was one of anomie: crisis, violence, madness and revolution. The era of the trans-political is that of anomaly: an aberration of no consequence, contemporaneous with the event of no consequence.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    The extreme limit of wisdom -that's what the public calls madness.
  • Anacharsis
    Anacharsis
    Scythian philosopher 6th century BC
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    The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
  • Hermann Broch
    Hermann Broch
    Austrian writer 1886-1951
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    The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.
    Origineel: Es ist immer etwas Wahnsinn in der Liebe. Es ist aber auch immer etwas Vernunft im Wahnsinn.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Though this be madness, yet there is method in it.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely a provocative epigram for those who must make their arrangements in the world as given.
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