Quotes with madness
And even in the matter of religion there was a growing feeling that there might be something in it after all, something vaguely akin to method in overwhelming madness.
Things Fall Apart
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Jealousy lives upon distrust, becomes madness, or ceases entirely, when we pass from doubt to certainty.
You were mad, but I envy such madness, for you felt that the essential thing in this world is not to serve this ideal or that one, but with all one's soul to serve the ideal which one has chosen.
Life of St. Francis d'Assisi (1894)
To be ignorant of ourselves, to seem to know those things whereof we are ignorant, is next to madness.
Say, sir, in your madness, that you own the sun, the stars, the moon; but do not say that you own a man, endowed with a soul that shall live immortal, when sun and moon and stars have passed away.
Speech titled The Barbarism of Slavery on June 4, 1860.
There was madness in any direction, at any hour. If not across the Bay, then up the Golden Gate or down 101 to Los Altos or La Honda.... You could strike sparks anywhere. There was a fantastic universal sense that whatever we were doing was right, that we were winning....
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)
Love is a madness; if thwarted it develops fast.
"The Memorable Assassination"