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  • 1. Madness/ Locura Brunae Quotes Citas Brunescas
  • 2. Ambrose Bierce • Mad: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence; not conforming to standards of thought, speech and action derived by the conformants from study of themselves; at odds with the majority; in short, unusual
  • 3. Nikos Kazantzakis • A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
  • 4. Jonathan Swift • A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
  • 5. Petrarch • Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
  • 6. Allen Ginsberg • Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.
  • 7. Terence • For you to ask advice on the rules of love is no better than to ask advice on the rules of madness.
  • 8. J. G. Ballard • In a completely sane world, madn ess is the only freedom!
  • 9. Pedro Calderon de la Barca Amor que no es locura no es amor.
  • 10. Edgar Allan Poe • Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
  • 11. Friedrich Nietzsche • Madness is rare in individuals - but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.
  • 12. Napoleon Bonaparte • The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
  • 13. . Blaise Pascal • Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness
  • 14. Emile M. Cioran • So long as man is protected by madness - he functions - and flourishes.
  • 15. Aristotle • No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
  • 16. Andre Gide • Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
  • 17. Voltaire • Men will always be mad, and those who think they can cure them are the maddest of all
  • 18. Ted Morgan • Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it.
  • 19. Henry Miller • Madness is tonic and invigorating. It makes the sane more sane. The only ones who are unable to profit by it are the insane.
  • 20. Jean Cocteau • The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.
  • 21. Bruno Das Baer • Abandon the search for Truth; settle for a good fantasy
  • 22. . Marguerite Duras • I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met
  • 23. John Russell • Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
  • 24. Petrarch • True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.
  • 25. Theodore Roethke • What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.