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When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

I suppose it is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one's doubts. (Quote by - G.B. Burgin)

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. (Quote by - Aesop)

Marihuana leads to pacifism and communist brainwashing. (Quote by - Harry J. Anslinger)

For whatever deserves to exist deserves also to be known, for knowledge is the image of existence, and things mean and splendid exist alike. (Quote by - Sir Francis Bacon)

To ignore the evidence, and hope that it cannot be true, is more an evidence of mental illness. (Quote by - William Blase)

A free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought. (Quote by - Leon Blum)

It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. (Quote by - David Brin)

Without bigots, eccentrics, cranks and heretics the world would not progress. (Quote by - Frank Gelett Burgess)

A fanatic is a person who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. (Quote by - Sir Winston Churchill)

The freedom of each individual can only be the freedom of all. (Quote by - Friedrich Durrenmatt)

I am what I have always been: the last Renaissance man, if I may be allowed to say so. (Quote by - Hermann Goering)

From the saintly and single-minded idealist to the fanatic is often but a step. (Quote by - Fredrich August von Hayek)

All I kin say is when you finds yo'self wanderin' in a peach orchard, ya don't go lookin' for rutabagas. (Quote by - Kingfish)

With virtue and quietness one may conquer the world. (Quote by - Lao-Tzu)

Hitherto the plans of the educationalists have achieved very little of what they attempted, and indeed we may well thank the beneficent obstinacy of real mothers, real nurses, and (above all) real children for preserving the human race in such sanity as it still possesses. (Quote by - C. S. Lewis)

I am beginning to realize that "sanity" is no longer a value or an end in itself. If modern people were a little less sane, a little more doubtful, a little more aware of their absurdities and contradictions, perhaps there might be the possibility of their survival. (Quote by - Thomas Merton)

Sanity may be madness but the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. (Quote by - Don Quixote)

Of course nothing is ever done about a [presidential] commission report, except, they say, once a man at the state prison for the criminally insane actually read one once clear through. Then he did something about it. He made a bonfire that lasted a week. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

There is no subjugation so perfect as that which keeps the appearance of freedom for in that way one captures volition itself. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Every really new idea looks crazy at first. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

Too much sanity may be madness. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes)

A little madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)


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