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My father was a mean, controlling and manipulative person for most of his life. He was unpredictable and unstable. As a result, the atmosphere of our home was super-charged with fear because you never knew if what you did would make him mad or not.
I believe many people feel like God is mad at them. One day I put a post on Facebook that said, 'God is not mad at you.' Within a few hours, we literally had thousands of positive responses from people saying things like, 'That is exactly what I needed to hear today.' Obviously, this is a message we need to hear.
Abstract anger is great for rhetorical carrying on. You can go on endlessly about the post office, but it doesn't mean you're mad at your mailman.
P. J. O'Rourke
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
I just get such a connection from an audience. You play with them. I get mad at them. I yell at them. They yell at me. It's just fun.
Texas women have an amazing sense of purpose when they lose it. They're the best girls in the world - they're loyal and fun, but when they get mad, they'll try to kill you.
I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind - and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
Michel de Montaigne
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
The fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice.
All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time.
I think that it's okay to be mad at someone who hurt you. This isn't about, like, the pageantry of trying to seem like nothing affects you.
When you're mad at someone, it's probably best not to break his arm with a baseball bat.
I always tell people I want to live to be 150 and they say why would you want to do that. I say, well there's a few people I haven't made mad yet, I want to get them.
You can draw inspiration from anything. If you're a good storyteller, you can take a dirty look somebody gives you, or if a guy you used to have flirtations with starts dating a new girl, or somebody you're casually talking to says something that makes you so mad - you can create an entire scenario around that.
Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.
I've always been mad about cats.
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
D. H. Lawrence
I'm kinda mad that I had to wait 28 years to jump on a skateboard.
The Founding Fathers are not just some people that happened to get mad a long time ago and want their freedom. They were special people in addition to what their natural yearnings were.
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
I don't know if I ever really get mad in real life.
C. S. Lewis
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