Favorite Quotations ~  Insanity/Madness Women of the Asylum

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." ~ Edgar Allen Poe


My means are sane, my motives and my object mad. ~ Herman Melville

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane. ~ Abraham Maslow

People who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music. ~ George Carlin

You ever talk to a logical lunatic before? They're much worse than a plain lunatic. ~ Tom Wolfe

I think in every country that there is at least one executive who is scared of going crazy. ~ Joseph Heller

One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK, then you're the one. ~ Ann Landers

You might say he was one taco short of a combination platter. ~ Robin Williams

Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy. ~ Nora Ephron

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. ~ Rita Mae Brown

When dealing with the insane, it is best to pretend to be sane. ~ Hermann Hesse

Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast or of one thing too exclusively. ~ François Voltaire

Taking crazy things seriously is a serious waste of time. ~ Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

We are all born mad. Some remain so. ~ Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

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