Main Index: Subject Index Previous Page ~ Next Page

Insanity Displaying 11 through 20 of 23 Quotes

"Sanity is a cozy lie."  (Susan Sontag)

"Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought."  (Erich Fromm)

"Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you."  (Carl Gustav Jung)

"So man's insanity is heaven's sense; and wandering from all mortal reason, man comes at last to that celestial thought, which, to reason, is absurd and frantic; and weal or woe, feels then uncompromised, indifferent as his God."  (Herman Melville, 'Moby Dick)

"Some may never live, but the crazy never die."  (Hunter S. Thompson)

"The Circus-Circus is what the whole hep world would be doing on Saturday night if the Nazis has won the war. This is the Sixth Reich."  (Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results."  (Benjamin Franklin)

"The difference between myself and a madman is that I am not mad."  (Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989)

"The Edge...There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over."  (Hunter S. Thompson, Hells Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga)

"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to talk, mad to live, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles explo"  (Jack Keroac)

Quotations:   Authors:   Subject:
Search for the Exact Word(s):

Main Index: Subject Index Previous Page ~ Next Page