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National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane.
J. F. C. Fuller
We've got to decide that we want to live in a world that is sane and happy and healthy, and that everyone deserves that.
It's not just the right-wing crazies who oppose health reform. In addition, there are many sane Americans who worry about committing a trillion dollars to it.
Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.
I went to a regular school... education kept me sane.
Mo Udall didn't want the presidency bad enough. He was too sane. He was a marvelous guy, but you had the feeling there was another Udall outside his body watching the candidate Udall who was too extravagant, telling him to cut it out.
Obama ran as sane and decent, as though we were electing a mood, and not necessarily a set of policies. Unfortunately, Obama has governed the same way - and misread the mood, which is all there is, really, because being crazy and stupid is all we're really good at politically any more.
The amazing thing is that I'm sane. I'm not bitter. I'm not drugged out. I'm not broke. I'm still married to the same guy. My children don't hate me.
It seems to me that humour is everybody's way of keeping sane and standing off from the situations so that they can see it intellectually, as well as emotionally, and I don't know whether you've noticed, but if somebody tells a joke, it's nearly always a mini fantasy.
Diana Wynne Jones
One often forgets that even if art is a very successful field in contemporary culture, there are still a lot of people alienated by it. Even if people don't fully understand where my work is coming from, at least there's somebody who looks kind of sane standing in front of you and politely engaging with you. People react.
Not many child stars make it out of Hollywood alive or sane, and at any given time there are at least three former ones having very public breakdowns.
Exercise plays a huge role in keeping me sane, and that's my primary motivation to 'find time.'
I read like a crazy person, I play the piano, and I'm a photographer. I always say my photography keeps me sane. I spend a lot of time in the darkroom. It's a very solitary, quiet life when I'm not working.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
If God continues to give me health and a sane mind and verbal ability, I want to teach.
I hate playing pretty or sane people. Most people are not attractive or all there.
We assume in our daily lives that the world is both safe and sane. Otherwise, we could not carry on.
Madeleine M. Kunin
I'm really trying to be in the now - that's so spiritual and stuff. It's just so much more pleasant and sane.
You know, even I have had work or ideas come through me from a source that I honestly cannot identify. And what is that thing? And how are we to relate to it in a way that will not make us lose our minds, but, in fact, might actually keep us sane?
A sane person doesn't think war is a good idea.
I think maybe because of the kind of music I sing, people want to believe you're a diva. They can't believe after eight years, and eight albums, you're still relatively sane. I feel like they almost want me to throw something at somebody.
There is a time and place for publicity, but to stay a sane person, you must have a personal life.
When I started music, I think it was responsible for keeping me sane, because training as a dancer really kept me in good spirits amid all the crazy stuff that happened when I first became popular.
Nobody sane wants just to be famous.
I try and have family time, all the time, so you know, I get to see them a lot. And I'm always with my friends, my boyfriend, it helps me keep grounded and kind of sane.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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