Insanity Quotes (7 quotes)
Disinterestedness is as great a puzzle and paradox as ever. Indeed, strictly speaking, it is a species of irrationality, or insanity, as regards the individuals self; a contradiction of the most essential nature of a sentient being, which is to move to pleasure and from pain.
Faith is a permanent and vital endowment of the human mind—a part of reason itself. The insane alone are without it.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Knowledge is like a knife. In the hands of a well-balanced adult it is an instrument for good of inestimable value; but in the hands of a child, an idiot, a criminal, a drunkard or an insane man, it may cause havoc, misery, suffering and crime. Science and religion have this in common, that their noble aims, their power for good, have often, with wrong men, deteriorated into a boomerang to the human race.
The different sorts of madness are innumerable.
The mere existence of nuclear weapons by the thousands is an incontrovertible sign of human insanity.
When one person suffers from a delusion, it is called insanity. When many people suffer from a delusion it is called Religion.