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No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Insanity
Aristotle

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No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Madness
Aristotle

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There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Genius
Aristotle

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In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
Madness
J. G. Ballard

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The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
Insanity
Napoleon Bonaparte

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The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
Madness
Hermann Broch

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Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?
Temptation
Basil Bunting

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Hatred is the madness of the heart.
Hatred
Lord Byron

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We derive our vitality from our store of madness.
Vitality
E. M. Cioran

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The extreme limit of wisdom --that's what the public calls madness.
Wisdom
Jean Cocteau

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Much Madness is divinest Sense -- to a discerning Eye -- much Sense -- the starkest Madness --
Madness
Emily Dickinson

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Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Genius
John Dryden

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It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
Peace
Thomas Fuller

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Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
Literature
Andre Gide

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I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
Insanity
Allen Ginsberg

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They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness.
Acting and Actors
William Hazlitt

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Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Anger
Horace

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Anger is short madness
Anger
Horace

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It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
Wealth
(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

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Live on doubts; it becomes madness or stops entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
Jealousy
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Of course in war all madnesses come out in a man, that is the fault of war not of a man or a nation.
War
Frieda Lawrence

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The courage of the poets is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
Poetry and Poets
Christopher Morley

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Madness is something rare in individuals -- but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule.
Madness
Friedrich Nietzsche

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What is madness but nobility of soul. At odds with circumstance?
Insanity
Theodore Roethke

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Sanity is a madness put to good uses; waking life is a dream controlled.
Sanity
George Santayana

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun