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sanity Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about sanity
  1. #1
    “Crazy isn’t being broken or swallowing a dark secret. It’s you or me amplified. If you ever told a lie and enjoyed it. If you ever wished you could be a child forever.”
  2. #2
    “No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, walls continued upright, bricks met neatly, floors were firm, and doors were sensibly shut; silence lay steadily against the wood and stone of Hill House, and whatever walked there, walked alone.”
  3. #3
    “O the sad music of it all, I’ve done it all, seen it all, done everything with everybody.”
  4. #4
    “In fact, flying silently around my lamplit cabin at 3 o’clock in the morning as I’m reading (of all things) (shudder) Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde -- Small wonder maybe that I myself turned from serene Jekyll to hysterical Hyde in the short space of six weeks, losing absolute control of the peace mechanisms of my mind for the first time in my life.”
  5. #5
    “Children need close friends to help them grow up, to discover things about themselves and about life. They also need close friends to keep them sane”
  6. #6
    “He made plans to keep himself sane, built castles of hope in the dark.”
  7. #7
    “There’s only a thin red line between the sane and the mad.”
  8. #8
    ″‘I don’t want to interfere with your writing.’
    ‘There’s no way I can stop writing, it’s a form of insanity.‘”
  9. #9
    “Are you so unobservant as not to have found out that sanity and happiness are an impossible combination? No sane man can be happy, for to him life is real, and he sees what a fearful thing it is.”