Severe madness or psychosis is almost incurable. For some madness quotes and famous psychosis quotations and sayings, read ahead!

Madness Quotes

Dictionary definition of madness is insanity. This means a lost sense of saneness. Madness can also be exciting when it makes you do crazy but fun things. But, when madness leads to a condition called psychosis, it becomes a serious problem where the patient has no control of his movements and speech. It is an abnormal state of mind which requires treatment and when left untreated for long it can lead to delusions and hallucinations. To differentiate between fun-crazy and psychotic-crazy, read the following madness quotes!

A child is a curly dimpled lunatic.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone is more or less mad on one point.

- Rudyard Kipling

San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.

- Rudyard Kipling

Humor is reason gone mad.

- Groucho Marx

The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad.

- Salvador Dali

We were wild, we were crazy, we were mostly young.

- Kenny Chesney

Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman.

- Angelina Jolie

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.

- Herodotus

I am trying to think of the last time that I just said, 'What the hell!' and did something crazy.

- Jennifer Aniston

If I couldn't laugh I just would go insane, If we couldn't laugh we just would go insane, If we weren't all crazy we would go insane.

- Jimmy Buffett

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

- Robin Williams

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.

- John Muir

O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad.

- King Lear , William Shakespeare

Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.

- Howl and Other Poems , Allen Ginsberg

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.

- Allen Ginsberg

Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you.

- Cleopatra

Look, just tell me where that lemon came from and I'll shut up and go away.

- Ricky Gervais

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane.

- Abraham Maslow

If one were to take the bible seriously one would go mad. But to take the bible seriously, one must be already mad.

- Aleister Crowley

If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are.

- Alice Cooper

Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.

- Andre Gide

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom.

- J. G. Ballard

Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.

- R. D. Laing

Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.

- R. D. Laing

Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I believe in a long prolonged derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown.

- Jim Morrison

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.

- Cary Grant

The world used us as an excuse to go mad.

- George Harrison

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.

- Jack Kerouac

You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody's crazy.

- Charles Manson

You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.

- Jay Leno

The people in charge, globally, are maniacs. They are maniacs, and unless we do something about it these people are going to deprive us of a future.

- Thom Yorke

There's only one way to become a hitter. Go up to the plate and get mad. Get mad at yourself and mad at the pitcher.

- Ted Williams

The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.

- Bill Maher

I became insane, with long intervals oft sanity.

- Edgar Allan Poe

I am accustomed to sleep and in my dreams to imagine the same things that lunatics imagine when awake.

- Rene Descartes

I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman.

- Claire Danes

Society is madhouse whose wardens are the officials and the police.

- J. August Strindberg

England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.

- Leon Trotsky

Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.

- Camille Paglia

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