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Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
Hunter S. Thompson
Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
I am interested in imperfections, quirkiness, insanity, unpredictability. That's what we really pay attention to anyway. We don't talk about planes flying; we talk about them crashing.
I realize that I live on the bubble of insanity. I feel the weight of human suffering, loneliness and despair on me all the time. It's not getting easier; if anything, it's always right on the edge of my skin.
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.
I would say any behavior that is not the status quo is interpreted as insanity, when, in fact, it might actually be enlightenment. Insanity is sorta in the eye of the beholder.
Insanity is knowing that what you're doing is completely idiotic, but still, somehow, you just can't stop it.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Get away from the place that makes you feel comfortable with your depression. The reality is it's never as bad as the insanity you've created in your head.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
'Hamlet' is one of the most dangerous things ever set down on paper. All the big, unknowable questions like what it is to be a human being; the difference between sanity and insanity; the meaning of life and death; what's real and not real. All these subjects can literally drive you mad.
The definition of insanity in Texas is so insane that it's impossible to be insane in Texas.
Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.
Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
R. D. Laing
One of the reasons MSNBC is plummeting is that I, not long ago, refused to play any content from them. I figured, why? I mean, it's genuine depraved partisan politics insanity, genuine extremist radical ignoramuses on that network.
I want a world without war, a world without insanity. I want to see people do well. I don't even think it's as much as what I want for myself. It's more what I want for the people around me. That's what I want.
My family thought it was insanity for me to go into the theater rather than to get an education.
I do like taking stuff seriously that a lot of people look at as nonsense. I enjoy the insanity of that. And I like the commitment that is needed for that.
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
C. S. Lewis
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