43 Madness Quotes

 

  • Madness is the acme of intelligence. – Naguib Mahfouz

 

  • It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. – Thomas Fuller

 

  • To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

  • Madness is a regenerating thing. Like a phoenix, when one strand dies, another burns anew. – Chris Galford

 

  • To remember everything is a form of madness. – Brian Friel

 

  • Mind is madness. Only when you go beyond the mind, there will be meditation. – Jaggi Vasudev

 

  • Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. – R. D. Laing

 

  • Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable. – Voltaire

 

  • Madness is no madness when shared. – Zygmunt Bauman

 

  • Too much sanity may be madness. – Miguel de Cervantes

 

  • Anger is brief madness. – Horace

 

  • At the edge of madness you howl diamonds and pearls. – Aberjhani

 

  • Madness is only a variety of mental nonconformity and we are all individualists here. – Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

 

  • In the madness, you have to find calm. – Lupita Nyong’o

 

  • Madness might sometimes give access to a kind of knowledge. But was not a guarantee. – Shirley Hazzard

 

  • Our occasional madness is less wonderful than our occasional sanity. – George Santayana

 

  • There is no great genius without some touch of madness. – Aristotle

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  • Every desire has a relation to madness. – Luce Irigaray

 

  • Madness is a kind of mental suicide. – Stephen King

 

  • Madness is the result not of uncertainty but certainty. – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

  • Sanity is madness put to good use. – George Santayana

 

  • Madness alone is truly terrifying, in as much as you cannot placate it by threats, persuasion, or bribes. – Joseph Conrad

 

  • Madness is not enlightenment, but the search for enlightenment is often mistaken for madness. – Richard Davenport-Hines

 

  • Madness is a divine release of the soul from the yoke of custom and convention. – Plato

 

  • Madness in method, that’s genius. – Frank Herbert

 

  • Sometimes it’s only madness that makes us what we are. – Grant Morrison

 

  • Madness ends sometimes. The Gods decree it, not man. – Bernard Cornwell

 

  • Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence. – Henrik Tikkanen

 

  • You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. – Robin Williams

 

  • Resisting madness is the maddest way of being mad. – Norman O. Brown

 

  • Madness has its own dynamism. It just goes on. – Philip K. Dick

 

  • Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources. – Aristotle

 

  • You have to quit confusing a madness with a mission. – Flannery O’Connor

 

  • Madness is surprisingly freeing. – Mira Grant

 

  • Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule. – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

  • When your madness is creative and necessary, people will not notice the fact that you are crazy. – Michael Bassey Johnson

 

  • Madness was only a handicap only if you couldn’t control its irrationalities. – Stuart Hill

 

  • You just have to trust your own madness. – Clive Barker

 

  • It takes madness to find out madness. – Lady Gregory

 

  • Madness is just what a genius looks like to a tiny mind. – Steven Moffat

 

  • Success can create more madness than happiness. – Billy Ocean

 

  • Madness is only an amplification of what you already are. – Margaret Atwood

 

  • When a man mistakes his thoughts for persons and things, this is madness. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge