All you need to start an insane asylum is an empty room and the right type of people.
In the old days, crazy meant something, now days, everyone is crazy.
Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles; it will make clear and simple many things which are involved in haunting and harassing difficulties and obscurities now.
I just want to know how people with multiple personalities fill out their census papers.
The way it is now, the asylums can hold all the sane people but if we tried to shut up the insane we should run out of building materials.
Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.
(Twain on Cain): it was his misfortune to live in a dark age that knew not the beneficent Insanity Plea.
Nutty as a fruitcake.
We have an insanity plea that would have saved Cain.
He’s a fruit.