Quotation Explorer - 'Asylum'

I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
When you go with first principles, a giant light goes off in what you think is a city and turns out to be an insane asylum. - Stefan Molyneux
When majority is insane, sane must go to asylum. - Mark Twain
The place where optimism flourishes the most is the lunatic asylum. - Havelock Ellis
The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum. - Havelock Ellis
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. - Friedrich Nietzsche
[Cornell University will be] an asylum for Science—where truth shall be sought for truth's sake, not stretched or cut exactly to fit Revealed Religion. - Andrew Dickson White
For those of you who may be homeschooled: high school is that four-year asylum where they put teenagers because we have no idea what else to do with them. - Anthony Esolen
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When a disciple from the wildcat religious asylum comes marching forth, get under the bed. It doesn't matter whether he's a Christian, Hindu, Jew or Muslim. - Mark Twain
May our land be a land of liberty, the seat of virtue, the asylum of the oppressed, a name and a praise in the whole Earth, until the last shock of time shall bury the empires of the whole world in one common undistinguished ruin! - Joseph Warren
The happiness of America is intimately connected with the happiness of all mankind; she is destined to become the safe and venerable asylum of virtue, of honesty, of tolerance, and quality and of peaceful liberty. - Marquis De Lafayette
When it comes to correct English, there's no one in charge; the lunatics are running the asylum. - Steven Pinker
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