Quotation Explorer - 'Insane'

Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. - William C. Dement
I am insane, does that surprise you? Ha! I think my mind is crumbling, just like crackers. If I had written five minutes earlier I would have wept, if I had written ten minutes earlier I would have told you to leave me alone, if I wait any longer I won’t write at all. - @ neuroticdream Tumblr
Fear no one nor kneel before themFor many seek to be your god and masterAnd you sacrificial lamb in their fevered plansAnd insane ambitionsKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
Worshiping the Devil is no more insane than worshiping God...It is precisely at the moment when positivism is at its high-water mark that mysticism stirs into life and the follies of occultism begin. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
Rule number 2 - don't listen to me!" Arriane laughed, "I'm certifiably insane! - Lauren Kate
Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane. - H.P. Lovecraft
Arguably insane utility workers that blatantly harass law abiding customers is likely to become more frequent as the long term effects of biologically toxic radio frequency (RF) radiation exposures from their transmitting smart meters continues to emerge. - Steven Magee
Attending a funeral would leave the average person insane, if they truly believed that sooner or later they are also going to die. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I really look forward to that insane hour that we spend together. I really do. - Colin Farrell
Ranger locked eyes with me. "Please," he said.Tank and Hal were goggle-eyed. They weren't used to "please." I wasn't used to it either. But I liked it. Okay," I said. "Be careful. He's insane. - Janet Evanovich
You want me to join your group of demon hunters," I can’t believe I just said that out loud, "because of a can of pepper spray and a boat load of luck? You’re insane. - Bill Blais
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
Maria, it sounds like he was insane. Rational people don't intentionally addict people. I feel sorry for those poor people who were unsuspecting victims. - Dianne Harman Cornered Coyote
In a world of stupidity a thinking man is insane - rassool jibraeel snyman
Those who dance were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.
I became insane, with long periods of horrible sanity.
i do not know how to live tepidly.i was never built to fit in.i live by my souland my soul is insane. - Ava
Without asking anybody’s advice I turned myself insane sitting under the same sun and the same clouds. - Suman Pokhrel
I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane. - Ray Bradbury
and those who were seen smiling without any reason were thought to be insane by those who could not feel the love that existed in the air! - Anamika Mishra
Love will drive you insane, but never let it drive you stupid or blind. - Shannon L. Alder
But I miss screamin' and fightin' and kissin' in the rain and it's 2 a.m. and I'm cursin' your name. You're so in love the you act insane, and that's the way I loved you. - Taylor Swift
Time is an insane concept; to think we can live untouched by it is an inane concept. - Imani Nettles
And The Monster Said "Pity The Broken Child As In You Pity The Insane - The Monster Pyro
The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy. - Nora Ephron
I've always been crazy, but it's kept me from going insane.
But now that she had achieved knighthood, and thought and acted as she wanted and decided, for one has to act in this way in order to save this world, she neither noticed nor cared that all the people around her thought she was insane. - Kathy Acker
Why do I always listen to your insane plans? Why aren't we at home watching TV like everyone else? What possible difference will any of this make? - Shaun Tan
The more things change, the more they remain... insane. - Michael Fry and T. Lewis
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night. - Charles A. Fisher
And one bad mistake which is called love..Can drive you insane till rapture.. - shady_N
Insanity -- a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. - Edgar Allan Poe
By lack of understanding they remained insane. - George Orwell
It is easy to slip into a parallel universe. There are so many of them: worlds of the insane, the criminal, the crippled, the dying, perhaps of the dead as well. These worlds exist alongside this world and resemble it, but are not in it. - Susanna Kaysen
We cannot think unless we are insane. - Arthur Koestler
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives - John Lennon
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. - Nikola Tesla
I was either still dreaming or I had entered an alternate reality where I was a flippin' insane person. I doubted I had entered an alternate reality and a quick slap to my own face proved I wasn't still dreaming. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.
For an idea that does not first seem insane, there is no hope. - Albert Einstein
When I became insane, the music that calms me down… - Maria Herliana
When majority is insane, sane must go to asylum. - Mark Twain
When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves he is not a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking. - Georges Clemenceau
Love is the addiction of the insane. - K.A. Hosein
People who smile while they are alone used to be called insane, until we invented smartphones and social media. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If it doesn't sound insane, I would only talk about you and the only word which would come out of my mouth, will be your name. - Masood Azam
Writers Are Insane. For months we are lone wolves locked in our caves. Then overnight we become publicity hounds. It's a schizophrenic business. - Robert Mykle
John raised an eyebrow. So you wouldn’t date someone like you?Oh, hell, no. I’m insane, but that would be nuts. - Forrest Carr
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else. - John Waters
I've often mused over the idea that madness is actually a sane reaction to an insane world. - Stephanie Ericsson
You have to be insane enough to live an insanely beautiful life. - Debasish Mridha
This Sarah Palin phenomenon is very curious. I think somebody watching us from Mars—they would think the country has gone insane. - Noam Chomsky
Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this Nature he’s destroying is this God he’s worshiping. - Hubert Reeves
Loving you was easy. Hating you was hard. Falling out was insane. - Dominic Riccitello
All humans are insane, they exists because insanity exists. - Prakhar Bansal
I am what I might term an unprejudiced sceptic. I am not given to either believing or disbelieving things 'on principle,' as I have found many idiots prone to be, and what is more, some of them not ashamed to boast of the insane fact. - William Hope Hodgson
Perhaps we all have a face behind a face…Good and the bad, happy and sad, sane and insane. We all have an angel and the stranger and we all have the choice! - Nino Varsimashvili
Only the insane is absolutely certain. - Robert Anton Wilson
What a paradox it is, the sane causes more problems than the insane! It is! The real problems of the world do not come from the insane but, the sane! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
for he had acquired, as time went on, the firm conviction that any thought, even the most audacious, that any fiction, even the most insane, can one day materialize and see its fulfillment in space and time. - Stefan Grabiński
Who’d have thought your screwball brother could have gone so serial-killer fucktwat insane? - Larissa Ione
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick
With the exception of a gun, starvation is the only thing that is capable of making an insane man lose his mind. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reason prisoner? - William Shakespeare
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it. - John Lennon
Love is implicit in every connection. It should be. Thus when absent it makes us insane. (You Shall Know Our Velocity) - Dave Eggers
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A human being must have an auxiliary means of discovering the truth, a means that exists outside of his own belief or outside any alleged revelation. Otherwise…well, who’s to say he isn’t insane? - Michael Vito Tosto
Hope is a mistake. If you cant fix what's broken, you will go insane. - Mad Max Fury Road
Women. You have to love them the way they are or they'll drive you insane. - James Hauenstein
A difference between the sane and the insane is not just about appearance or attitude but the usage of time. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world. - Lois Wyse
Recovered. Had my personality crossed over that border, whatever and wherever it was, to resume life within the confines of normal? Had I stopped arguing with my personality and learned to straddle the line between sane and insane? - Susanna Kaysen
Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort. - Herman Melville
If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane. - Jimmy Buffett
Be insane. Be in love. Live in love. - Debasish Mridha
You are not insane if you believe in things that don't exist. You are insane if you are the only one believing in it. This is the difference between religion and insanity. - Knut Nærum
It’s just proper for old people to die. Otherwise, they’d go insane in a world too different from the one they knew. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
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
Delusions are hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding insane people living in a backwards world. - Shannon L. Alder
Accepting that life is insane, that bad things happen to good people and that you can find the courage to be grateful for the good in every situation and still move forward is hard (even terrifying), but heroic. - Richie Norton
Every single person is a fool, insane, a failure, or a bad person to at least ten people. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It is absolutely safe to say that if you meet somebody who claims not to believe in evolution, that person is ignorant, stupid or insane (or wicked, but I'd rather not consider that). - Richard Dawkins
He who feels no compassion will become insane. - Hasidic Saying
Dreaming permits every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. - William Dement
They say this soul hunting will cost me my sanity,i say i'd go insane if i stop. - Anjum Choudhary
Every man is insane, however only a few actually have true insanity. - Aaron Russo
The stars are honest and sensible. But humanity is insane! - Lloyd C. Douglas
I barely brushed towards her cheek as I moved towards her mouth, her nails tickled my chest, driving me insane. Kissing her became my single reason for breathing. - Katie McGarry
I don't think writers need to be insane. Just crazy. - Rayne Hall
Insanity: a perfectly rational adjustment to the insane world. - R. D. Laing
The ones who are insane enough to think that they can rule the world are always the ones who do. - Stefan Molyneux
If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane. - Robert Ingersoll
Healing is that place where we step into 20 seconds of insane courage because we need to either close that door or hold it open. Regardless of the outcome, the truth is what sets you free never the fear of not knowing. - Shannon L. Alder
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane. - Mark Twain
Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world. - R.D. Laing
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine
They may think I’m insane because I left my wonderful job. I may think they are insane because they don’t know the value of life. - Debasish Mridha
If you could observe every thought in your brain the magnitude of it's vastness would drive you insane. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Insomnia is the act of pushing through sleep to achieve the art of insane creativity. - Todd Stocker
When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane. - Hermann Hesse
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Sanity is transmuting all the insane parts of your brain into a creative outlet. - Jaeda DeWalt
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