Madness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old madness quotes, madness sayings, and madness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There is no great genius without some touch of madness. Aristotle
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Madness is rare in individuals - but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. Thomas Fuller
Too much sanity may be madness. Miguel de Cervantes
Madness in method, that's genius. Frank Herbert
Madness is surprisingly freeing. Mira Grant
Sanity is madness put to good use. George Santayana
Madness is no madness when shared. Zygmunt Bauman
Madness is the acme of intelligence. Naguib Mahfouz
Every desire has a relation to madness. Luce Irigaray
You just have to trust your own madness. Clive Barker
Resisting madness is the maddest way of being mad. Norman O. Brown
At the edge of madness you howl diamonds and pearls. Aberjhani
You have to quit confusing a madness with a mission. Flannery O'Connor
To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Sometimes it's only madness that makes us what we are. Grant Morrison
Madness is the result not of uncertainty but certainty. Friedrich Nietzsche
Madness is just what a genius looks like to a tiny mind. Steven Moffat
Madness is only an amplification of what you already are. Margaret Atwood
Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. R. D. Laing
Our occasional madness is less wonderful than our occasional sanity. George Santayana
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources. Aristotle
Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence. Henrik Tikkanen
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable. Voltaire
Madness was only a handicap only if you couldn't control its irrationalities. Stuart Hill
Madness is a divine release of the soul from the yoke of custom and convention. Plato
Madness might sometimes give access to a kind of knowledge. But was not a guarantee. Shirley Hazzard
Madness is only a variety of mental nonconformity and we are all individualists here. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Madness is a regenerating thing. Like a phoenix, when one strand dies, another burns anew. Chris Galford