We have an insanity plea that would have saved Cain.
He’s a fruit.
When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that individual is crazy.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but hasn’t the fine line between sanity and madness gotten finer?
Only the insane take themselves seriously.
I teach that all men are mad.
All the greatest things we know have come to us from neurotics. It is they and they only who have founded religions and created great works of art. Never will the world be conscious of how much it owes to them, nor above all of what they have suffered in order to bestow their gifts […]
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.