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In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
If you talk to God, you are praying; If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
I believe that the human race has developed a form of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only the slaves to this imposed thought behavior, but we are also the police force of it.
If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy.
Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
R. D. Laing
Most people, if you live in a big city, you see some form of schizophrenia every day, and it's always in the form of someone homeless. 'Look at that guy - he's crazy. He looks dangerous.' Well, he's on the streets because of mental illness. He probably had a job and a home.
There is no such condition as 'schizophrenia,' but the label is a social fact and the social fact a political event.
R. D. Laing
Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia beats dining alone.
Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
E. L. Doctorow
The ever quickening advances of science made possible by the success of the Human Genome Project will also soon let us see the essences of mental disease. Only after we understand them at the genetic level can we rationally seek out appropriate therapies for such illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disease.
James D. Watson
Schizophrenia is hearing voices, not doing voices.
I'd like to create a lovable character for schizophrenia; it doesn't have a celebrity spokesperson because by the time somebody's schizophrenic they've lost all their teeth.
I was diagnosed with everything from schizophrenia to multiple personality disorder.
Schizophrenia demons live in my head.
In many ways, I think that, while we've been remarkably violent in our media, there's been a real schizophrenia. In private, on the Internet, and on public-affairs shows or talk radio, we're way more explicit than we've ever been.
The whole schizophrenia angle interested me. When I first started working on it, I thought I would play up that angle more than I ended up doing. The religious aspect of the story was also a draw.
There are things that tend to moderate with age. Schizophrenia is somewhat like that.
John Forbes Nash
I guess music, particularly the blues, is the only form of schizophrenia that has organised itself into being both legal and beneficial to society.
I'm a quasi-only child. With my brother and sister, I've more of a tendency to be semi-maternal. So, yes, I spent a lot of time talking to myself - I had this big dressing-up box and would just dress up as lots of characters and talk back to myself... Verging on schizophrenia, I suppose, if you analyse it carefully.
The schizophrenic mind is not so much split as shattered. I like to say schizophrenia is like a waking nightmare.
Please hear this: There are not 'schizophrenics.' There are people with schizophrenia.
I am a woman with chronic schizophrenia. I have spent hundreds of days in psychiatric hospitals. I could have ended up living most of my life on a back ward, but things turned out quite differently.
Some people say I'm unique, that there aren't other people with schizophrenia like me. Well, there are people like me out there, but the stigma is so great that they don't come forward.
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