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Craziness Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about craziness
  1. #1
    “‘Have I gone mad?’ ‘I am afraid so, you are entirely bonkers. but I will tell you a secret… all the best people are.‘”
  2. #2
    Human madness is oftentimes a cunning and most feline thing. When you think it fled, it may have but become transfigured into some still subtler form.
  3. #3
    “Never let anyone drive you crazy; it is nearby anyway and the walk is good for you.”
  4. #4
    Insanity is contagious.
    author
    Joseph Heller
    book
    Catch-22
    character
    Yossarian
    concept
    Craziness
  5. #5
    “We are lunatics from the hospital up the highway, psycho-ceramics, the cracked pots of mankind. Would you like me to decipher a Rorschach for you? No? You must burry on? Ah, he’s gone. Pity.” He turned to McMurphy. “Never before did I realize that mental illness could have the aspect of power, power. Think of it: perhaps the more insane a man is, the more powerful he could become. Hitler an example. Fair makes the old brain reel, doesn’t it? Food for thought there.”
  6. #6
    “Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”
  7. #7
    “I am not very sure whether he’s sane.”
    “If there’s any doubt about the matter, he is . . . ”
  8. #8
    “If the others heard me talking out loud they would think that I am crazy. But since I am not crazy, I do not care.”
  9. #9
    Then it was that there came into my head the first of the mad notions that contributed so much to save our lives.
  10. #10
    “And we’re all sitting there lined up in front of that blanked-out TV set, watching the gray screen just like we could see the baseball game clear as day, and she’s ranting and screaming behind us. If somebody’d of come in and took a look, men watching a blank TV, a fifty-year-old woman hollering and squealing at the back of their heads about discipline and order and recriminations, they’d of thought the whole bunch was crazy as loons.”
  11. #11
    All my means are sane, my motive and my object mad.
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