Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Madness Quotes from famous persons: Anne Sexton, Ted Cruz, Hikaru Nakamura, Nellie Bly, James Frain. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Madness Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
The natural world is the only one we have. To try to not see the natural world – to put on blinders and avoid seeing it – would for me seem like a form of madness. I’m also interested in the way landscape shapes individuals and populations, and from that, cultures.
There is a method to the madness of James Patterson’s success. Co-writing with him is a terrific learning experience, particularly in the art of crafting a perfect thriller. The collaboration also gives me an opportunity to access a wider global audience.
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
I think that dwelling on other people’s perception of you is the road to complete madness, unfortunately. I try and resist that.
I like wee arguments, I’ve never been into jokes. I’m more into strange things and madness and things escalating and things not really making sense.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.
When love is not madness, it is not love.
But my doubt would not be overcome. Kierkegaard had declared that it was only to the consciousness of sin that Christianity was not horror or madness. For me it was sometimes both.
Freedom of the press without responsibility is madness.
I love Jermaine Dupri. He’s very smart at what he does. There’s always a method to his madness.
You can’t satirise darts, because it’s hyper-real as it is; there’s already enough over-the-top madness to it.
You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of madness.
There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner.
Afflicted by love’s madness all are blind.
There’s a method to the madness in filmmaking, where everything’s very specifically laid out, the shots and what they need – but there also can be a freedom to allowing the actors to find genuine moments.
Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics – one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
March Madness is an incredible three weeks. I firmly believe it’s the greatest three weeks in sports. You have the Super Bowl; you have the World Series.
In Jenny Offill’s remarkable first novel, ‘Last Things,’ 7-year-old Grace Davitt watches her mother, Anna, descend into madness and tries to make sense of the claustrophobic world that Anna has created for her.
Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could.
Not only is the statistical madness an assault on individuality, it’s also one on temporality too. Statistics – even when accurate – are only an image of the past that can then be Photoshopped before being pasted on to the future.
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
Madness isn’t altogether a bad thing in comedy.
Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
Madness doesn’t happen to someone alone. Very few people have experiences that are theirs alone.
Everywhere you turn in New Zealand, there’s something exciting to do. It’s the gem of the world. It’s so far away from the madness, and so you get that element. It was just stunning.
It is madness to attempt to hold. In the first place the troops cannot do it and in the second place if they do not retreat they will be destroyed. I repeat that this order be rescinded or that you find someone else.
It’s a kind of madness in cosmopolitan cities now.
We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
I understand the insecurities that come with being a part of showbiz. You need not just talent but a little bit of madness to be on top of the game.
I probably follow all sports a little bit. I like hockey quite a bit. I like football. I like college basketball when it gets down to March Madness. I like baseball. I enjoy them all. I watch them all.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Ideologists of all kinds find a strange sort of comfort in the madness of the crowd; it confirms them in their suspicion that history, far from being made by the great mass of individuals – as Marx averred – is rather unmade by a single massive individual, a collective Other, who stands in stark contrast to you and he.
For me, collages manage to – it satisfies all of my madness, like I’m able to make these obsessive things, but then I’m also able to make these very strong statements. I don’t know what they mean to other people, but in my mind, they have a very strong particular resonance; there’s sort of a power.
I just think that playing in a championship game and playing in every game in March Madness, that’s just more time for critics to watch you and more time for them to nitpick at what you don’t do well or what they feel you don’t do well.
Our world is so glutted with useless information, images, useless images, sounds, all this sort of thing. It’s a cacophony, it’s like a madness I think that’s been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good.
It takes madness to find out madness.
About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Sometimes the crowd is the madness – at others it’s the absence of the crowd that is.
The explosion of jihad and its desire to export its contagious madness to all areas of the world have changed the way we view immigration.
I think mental illness or madness can be an escape also. People don’t develop a mental illness because they are in the happiest of situations, usually. One doctor observed that it was rare when people were rich to become schizophrenic. If they were poor or didn’t have too much money, then it was more likely.
Mathematicians always hoped their field was the one human endeavor where reason would prevail over woke madness. But no such luck. The Mathematical Association of America has succumbed.
I struggled with kind of fighting with the inner illnesses within myself where my psychological madness and I have always kind of struggled with different disorders and mental things and so the biggest thing that I was kind of always ashamed of or being embarrassed of was kind of that.
Our constancy, same might call it our madness, was necessary to wear down the oppressive forces of the old democracy which, in Spain, was a hundred years behind the times.
In madness, I thought I was the most important person in the world.
To seek trouble – this is not courage, this is madness. Courage is the willingness of man to sensibly face the troubles he cannot avoid.