I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence– whether much that is glorious– whether all that is profound– does not spring from disease of thought– from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect.
When the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity; since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree.
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
the only people who have proof of their sanity are those who have been discharged from mental institutions
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you.
Part of being sane is being a little bit crazy.
Too much sanity may be madness.
In my case I don't mind playing a character that irritates people or makes people question my sanity.
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid
I maintain my sanity by keeping my distance.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
You should listen to your heart, and not the voices in your head.
Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don't necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk.
Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
Sanity is very rare; every man almost and every woman has a dash of madness.
What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.
It's no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
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