Quotation Explorer - 'Madman'

Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. - Logan Pearsall Smith
It is pleasant at times to play the madman. - Seneca
There's no difference between a madman and a professor...it should be clear to you in the way they dress, act and think. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman. - Socrates
Only the madman is absolutely sure. - Robert Anton Wilson
It is not good for man to cherish a solitary ambition. Unless there be those around him, by whose example he may regulate himself, his thoughts, desires, and hopes will become extravagant, and he the semblance, perhaps the reality, of a madman - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist. - Kenneth E. Boulding
True love is a word found by a madman to make the people who believe in it go mad. - Luffina Lourduraj
There's a pinch of the madman in every great man. - Unknown
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad. - Salvador Dali
A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key. - Paul Valery
The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad - Salvador Dali
It is the act of a madman to pursue impossibilities. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Passion often makes a madman of the cleverest man, and renders the greatest fools clever. - Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld
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