Mahatma Gandhi
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?

Ambrose Bierce
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.

Ambrose Bierce
Mad: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence;

Ambrose Bierce
Rum: Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.

Anton Chekhov
I have in my head a whole army of people pleading to be let out and awaiting my commands.

Dave Barry
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.

Douglas Adams
The point is, you see, that there is no point in driving yourself mad trying to stop yourself going mad. You might just as well give in and save your sanity for later.

Douglas Adams
Would it save you a lot of time if I just gave up and went mad now?

Elie Wiesel
Did I write it so as not to go mad or, on the contrary, to go mad in order to understand the nature of madness?

Charles Bukowski
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must live.