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Definition of Madness

Madness

  1. The condition of being mad; insanity; lunacy.
  2. Frenzy; ungovernable rage; extreme folly.

Madness Quotations

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Marilyn Monroe

People are always selling the idea that people with mental illness are suffering. I think madness can be an escape. If things are not so good, you maybe want to imagine something better.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Aristotle

What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing.
Nellie Bly

Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics - one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.
Michael Ignatieff
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Madness Translations

madness in German is Tollheit
madness in Italian is follia, pazzia
madness in Latin is rabies, insania, furor
madness in Norwegian is galskap
madness in Spanish is demencia, locura
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