Quotes of Craziness

“ But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood. ”

- Alexander Herzen

“ Some people never go crazy, What truly horrible lives they must live. ”

- Charles Bukowski

“ The wise man has his follies, no less than the fool; but it has been said that herein lies the difference — the follies of the fool are known to the world, but hidden from himself; the follies of the wise are known to himself, but hidden from the world. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow. ”

- William Osler

“ Every man has his follies — and often they are the most interesting thing he had got. ”

- Josh Billings

“ Despite all the lunacy of the last century, all the absurdity of war and genocide, we believe that humans being are rational and are made to seek the truth. ”

- Timothy Radcliffe

“ Welcome to my nightmare. I think you're going to like it. There'll be some more when you come down. ”

- Alice Cooper

“ When Fashion hath once Established, what Folly or craft began, Custom makes it Sacred, and 'twill be thought impudence or madness, to contradict or question it. ”

- John Locke

“ Acting is a way of living out one's insanity. ”

- Isabelle Huppert

“ The shortest follies are the best. ”

- Pierre Charron

“ What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn't come every day. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity. ”

- Helen Rowland

“ The folly of all follies is to be love sick for a shadow. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ My case is a species of madness, only that it is a derangement of the Volition, and not of the intellectual faculties. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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