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craziness Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about craziness
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“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.”
Ernest Hemingway
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The Old Man and the Sea
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Santiago
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“The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday, that’s guaranteed. And I can’t begin to explain that- or the craziness inside myself and everybody else, but guess what? Sunday is my fav day again”
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All my means are sane, my motive and my object mad.
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“I am not very sure whether he’s sane.” “If there’s any doubt about the matter, he is . . . ”
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Insanity is contagious.
Yossarian
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″ ‘You can be just friends with people, you know,’ Orla said. ‘I think it’s crazy how you’re in love with all those raven boys.’ ”
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“Never let anyone drive you crazy; it is nearby anyway and the walk is good for you.”
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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.
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Then it was that there came into my head the first of the mad notions that contributed so much to save our lives.
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“Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”
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“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.”
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“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.”

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