Insanity Quotes

Most popular insanity quotes

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.

children

Insanity is contagious.
We're all controlled neurotics.
Insanity is a matter of degree.
Only the madman is absolutely sure.

certainty

We are all born mad. Some remain so.
Everyone is more or less mad on one point.
What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.

art

Insanity runs in my family.  It practically gallops!
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.

genius

The inmates are ghosts whose dreams have been murdered.
Insanity is hereditary.  You can get it from your children.
What's madness but nobility of soul
At odds with circumstance?
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.

genius

Reality is always controlled by the people who are the most insane.

reality

The human race consists of the dangerously insane and such as are not.

mankind

When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned chamber and a padded cell.
What is madness? To have erroneous perceptions, and to reason correctly from them?
What is madness?  To have erroneous perceptions and to reason correctly from them.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one's doubts.
Sometimes accidents happen in life from which we have need of a little madness to extricate ourselves successfully.
I always thought insanity would be a dark, bitter feeling, but it is drenching and delicious if you really roll around in it.
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.
That's the truest sign of insanity—insane people are always sure they're just fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit they're crazy.
That is the truest sign of insanity - insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.
There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified that a concern for one's safety in the face of dangers that were real and immediate was the process of a rational mind. Orr was crazy and could be grounded. All he had to do was ask; and as soon as he did, he would no longer be crazy and would have to fly more missions. Orr would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn't, but if he was sane he had to fly them. If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to; but if he didn't want to he was sane and had to.