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"It's a mad world. Mad as Bedlam." - Charles Dickens

"In a mad world, only the mad are sane." - Akira Kurosawa

"Tis a mad world, my masters." - John Taylor

"These are mad times, but there have been a lot of mad times in the world." - Catherine O'Hara

"In a mad world, it is the mad who are sane" - Craig Nicholls

"War: that mad game the world so loves to play." - Jonathan Swift

"The world went mad and used us as an excuse." - John Lennon

"War! that mad game the world so loves to play." - Jonathan Swift

"In a mad world it always seems simpler to obey." - Graham Greene

"The world used us as an excuse to go mad." - George Harrison

"I'm sure I've all but lost friends by maintaining that, despite their love for it, I always saw Stanley Kramer's 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' as more of an exercise in anti-comedy than humor." - Dick Cavett

"August 28th 2012. Remember that date. It marks the day when the world went raving mad." - George Monbiot

"If you're not mad at the world, you don't have what it takes" - Sun Ra

"In a world gone mad, only a lunatic is truly insane." - Homer

"It's Hard to Stay Mad When There's So Much Beauty in the World" - Kevin Spacey

"Sanity is a handicap and liability if you're living in a mad world." - Anthony Burgess

"If you're not mad at the world, you do' have what it takes" - Sun Ra

"People get mad Annabel. Its not the end of the world." - Sarah Dessen

"I'll tell you a secret. We live in a mad and inspiring world." - Ben Hecht

"Oh yes! The one man in the world who never believes he's mad is the madman." - L Ron Hubbard

"A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes." - Sam Abell

"Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone." - Baltasar Gracian

"I think of dystopian as 'Mad Max,' as 'Book of Eli,' as the world is ending." - Tyra Banks

"Am I dreaming? Has the world gone mad-or have I?" - H G Wells

"We celebrate the Bill Gateses of the world. We're not mad at Bill Gates." - Mark Burnett

"He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad." - Rafael Sabatini

"The mad rarely know that they are mad. It's the rest of the world, I think, that seems insane to them." - Jim Butcher

"A very sensitive person in this stupid world is bound to become mad.... Only meditation can save him from becoming mad." - Rajneesh

"A very sensitive person in this stupid world is bound to become mad.... Only meditation can save him from becoming mad." - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

"If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God." - Ramakrishna

"It's a fool boy who mocks a giant, and a mad world when a cripple has to defend him." - George R R Martin

"Tis a mad world (my masters) and in sadness I travail'd madly in these dayes of madness." - John Taylor

"In a world gone mad, we will not spank the monkey, but the monkey will spank us" - Francesco Totti

"Lord! what a strange world in which a man cannot remain unique even by taking the trouble to go mad!" - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Moore's Law of Mad Science: Every eighteen months, the minimum IQ necessary to destroy the world drops by one point." - Eliezer Yudkowsky

"The world is going mad at an accelerating rate and television is the Typhoid Mary of this madness." - Edward Robb Ellis

"In the middle of a world that had always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence." - Rosanne Amberson

"The things that make you most mad about the world tend to be the things that you hate in yourself." - Emma Stone

"Don't let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful present moment." - Eckhart Tolle

"The world is too serious. To get mad at a work of art-because maybe somebody, somewhere is blowing his stack over what I've done-is like getting mad at a hot fudge sundae." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Let me be mad, then, by all means! mad with the madness of Absinthe, the wildest, most luxurious madness in the world! Vive la folie! Vive l'amour! Vive l'animalisme! Vive le Diable!" - Marie Corelli

"Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad." - George Orwell

"The new 'Mad Max' movie takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. I have a small part in 'Mad Max.' I play the old geezer who remembers what steak tasted like." - David Letterman

"Most of the world was mad. And the part that wasn't mad was angry. And the part that wasn't mad or angry was just stupid. I had no chance. I had no choice. Just hang on and wait for the end. It was hard work. It was the hardest work imaginable." - Charles Bukowski

"Are you mad? (Artemis) Yes, I am. Mad at this world where we are nothing to the gods. Mad at the Fates who put us here for no purpose except to toy with us for their petty amusement. I wish all of the gods were dead and gone. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"She's stark raving mad!" - Lewis Carroll

"Certitude drives people mad." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"All poets are mad." - Robert Burton

"We're all mad here." - Lewis Carroll

"I have mad brims." - Mos Def

"I'm mad for satin." - Manolo Blahnik

"If I am mad, then who on the face of the earth is sane? If you are sane, then there is no madman in the world." - Saib Tabrizi

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up." - David Herbert Lawrence

"A man must sometimes laugh at himself or go mad,' said he. 'Few realize it. That is why there are so many madmen in the world." - Rafael Sabatini

"A man that steps aside from the world and has leisure to observe it without interest and design, thinks all mankind as mad as they think him." - E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

"When he gets mad, it's like he's in another world. He'll look at you with those big eyes and they'll be going around in circles." - Barry Beck

"One man was so mad at me that he ended his letter Beware. You will never get out of this world alive." - John Steinbeck

"He has the manner of a giant with the look of a child, a lazy activeness, a mad wisdom, a solitude encompassing the world." - Jean Cocteau

"When a man suffers from delusions he is described as mad but when a million do so they belong to a world religion" - Anthony Storr

"Sometimes I think the world has gone completely mad. And then I think, "Aw, who cares?" And then I think, "Hey, what's for supper?"" - Jack Handey

"We need more fruitcakes in this world and less bakers! We need people that care! I'm mad as hell! And I don't want to take it anymore!" - Jimmy Buffett

"Without God, reality is madness. Reason will tell you so. You either madly trust in God, or you trust in a world gone mad without him." - Geoffrey Wood

"We know that this mad dog of the Middle East has a goal of a world revolution. (On Muammar Qaddafi of Libya)" - Ronald Reagan

"The sight of the huge world put mad ideas into me, as if I could wander away, wander forever, see strange and beautiful things, one after the other..." - C S Lewis

"The image of the disinterested, dispassionate scientist is no less false than that of the mad scientist who is willing to destroy the world for knowledge." - Lewis Wolpert

"I live in a world that's free, colorful, vibrant, takes chances, bold, stands up to power, umm, and that's where I've mad my success." - Matt Drudge

"I view the art scene as an industry which is slowly developing. These days, technology has mad the world smaller. Meaning that information is a website away." - St. Lucia

"One man was so mad at me that he ended his letter: Beware. You will never get out of this world alive." - John Steinbeck

"He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. And that was all his patrimony." - Rafael Sabatini

"Mad, Bad, or just prepared to go where others fear to tread? The most controversial author and speaker in the world" - David Icke

"A man must sometimes laugh at himself or go mad," said he. "Few realize it. That is why there are so many madmen in the world." - Rafael Sabatini

"Every year the international finance system kills more people than the Second World War. But at least Hitler was mad, you know." - Ken Livingstone

"The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities of an old America gone mad." - Phil Ochs

"Poets suffer occasional delusions of angelhood and find themselves condemned to express it in the bric-a-brac tongues of the human world. Lots of them go mad." - Glen Duncan

"Why the heck do we allow the media to ever tell us someone is gross? It makes me so mad. 99% of the world has flaws." - Shantel Vansanten

"My greatest pleasure is to invent. My continual mad ambition is to make something true and beautiful that never existed in the world before." - Peter Carey

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up." - D H Lawrence

"I write plays not to make money, but to stop myself from going mad. Because it's my way of making the world rational to me." - Edward Bond

"The world fell apart. Sirhan Sirhan shot Bobby Kennedy. Why were people shooting all the Kennedys? Had the country gone mad?" - Lorna Luft

"We can either build a Star Trek future, in which our civilization rises to new heights, or descend into a Mad Max world. It is up to us." - Vivek Wadhwa

"I didn't create Bugs Bunny. You know what I mean? I can't get mad because I'm the third-best Bugs Bunny in the world." - Billy West

"I think that's necessary in photography. We try to simplify the chaos that's out there - and that's true of the natural world as well as the mad-made world. Clearly, it's easier in the mad-made world because it has already been structured." - Bruce Barnbaum

"[Of the World War I:] When all the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity, since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree." - George Bernard Shaw

"In a world that's gone hellishly mad we've always taken comfort in the fact that the faith of our fathers is the one thing that remains solid and unchanging. It occurs to very few of us that perhaps for the last 2,500 years the faith of our fathers has been one of the main reasons why our world has gone hellishly mad." - Lon Milo DuQuette

"In a world that's gone hellishly mad we"ve always taken comfort in the fact that the faith of our fathers is the one thing that remains solid and unchanging. It occurs to very few of us that perhaps for the last 2,500 years the faith of our fathers has been one of the main reasons why our world has gone hellishly mad." - Lon Milo DuQuette

"'Dammit I'm mad' is 'Dammit I'm mad' spelled backwards." - Demetri Martin

"Make your haters mad! Yeah, make them really mad!" - Greyson Chance

"I'm not mad at you, I'm mad at the news." - Gina Barberi

"I'm just mad about Fourteen Fourteen's mad about me" - Donovan

"Our players are mad, but it's good mad." - Nancy Lopez

"We are not so mad as to think that we shall create a world in which murder will not occur. We are fighting for a world in which murder will no longer be legal." - Albert Camus

"When the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity; since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree." - George Bernard Shaw

"In describing one way of going mad, I shall try to show that there is a comprehensible transition from the sane schizoid way of being-in-the-world to a psychotic way of being-in-the-world." - R D Laing

"Daddy's gone mad, hasn't he?" - J K Rowling

"she's mad, but she's magic." - Charles Bukowski

"she's mad, but she's magic." - Charles Bukowski

"she's mad, but she's magic." - Charles Bukowski

"Imagination is the mad boarder." - Nicolas Malebranche

"Batista does look pretty mad." - Triple H

"Don't get mad. Get everything." - Ivana Trump

"Don't get mad, get even," - Robert Kennedy

"Jealousy will drive you mad." - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

"An undevout astronomer is mad." - Edward Young

"Don't get mad, get even." - Joseph P Kennedy

"I'm just mad about Saffron Saffron's mad about me I'm just mad about Saffron She's just mad about me." - Donovan

"Fools are not mad folks." - William Shakespeare

"Don't get even, get mad." - Frank Sinatra

"Don't get mad. Get everything!" - Ivana Trump

"Humor is reason gone mad." - Groucho Marx

"A mad who knows that he is mad is not fully mad!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All artists, they say, are a little mad. This madness is, to a certain extent, a self-created myth designed to keep the generality away from the phenomenally close-knit creative community. Yet, in the world of the artists, the consciously eccentric are always respectful and admiring if those who have the courage to be genuinely a little mad." - Angela Carter

"The modern world is full of the old Christian virtues gone mad. The virtues have gone mad because they have been isolated from each other and are wandering alone. Thus some scientists care for truth; and their truth is pitiless. Thus some humanitarians only care for pity; and their pity (I am sorry to say) is often untruthful." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I forgave Jock Semple his action on Boston race just around the time I got to Heartbreak Hill. I had 24 miles to go and you cannot run 24 miles and stay angry. That's the truth. When we go out and we're mad at our boss or mad at the world, when we run, we get it out of our system." - Kathrine Switzer

"Folk-lore means that the soul is sane, but that the universe is wild and full of marvels. Realism means that the world is dull and full of routine, but that the soul is sick and screaming. The problem of the fairy tale is: what will a healthy man do with a fantastic world? The problems of the modern novel is: what will a madman do with a dull world? In the fairy tales the cosmos goes mad; but the hero does not go mad. In the modern novels the hero is mad before the book begins, and suffers from the harsh steadiness and cruel sanity of the cosmos." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"It's no surprise to me that intellectuals commit suicide, go mad or die from drink. We feel things more than other people. We know the world is rotten and that chins are ruined by spots." - Sue Townsend

"The real madness probably is not another thing that the wisdom itself that, tired of discovering the shames of the world, has taken the intelligent resolution to become mad" - Heinrich Heine

"One had the right to write because other people needed news of the inner world, and if they went too long without such news they would go mad with the chaos of their lives." - Arthur Miller

"In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking. Now, Heaven knows, anything goes. The world has gone mad today, and good's bad today, and black's white today, and day's night today...." - Cole Porter

"We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world - mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt." - Ronald David Laing

"Only the inner vision of God, only the God-blindedness of unreservedly dedicated souls, only the utterly humble ones can bow and break the raging pride of a power-mad world." - Thomas Raymond Kelly

"We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world - mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt." - R D Laing

"The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world." - Carl Sagan

"All men are mad in some way or the other, and inasmuch as you deal discreetly with your madmen, so deal with God's madmen too, the rest of the world." - Bram Stoker

"Of course Overlord did not fail. How could it? With some many fine young men and women from all corners of the earth all determined to do their best to free a world gone half mad." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Often-times it's madness, not genius that moves the world forward. Who else but the mad would reach so far, stretching for the impossible and, in so doing, prove the impossible possible!" - James Rollins

"What does it mean, to lose one's mind? Where does it go? If a man is out of his mind, where is he? What is insane when the world is mad by contrast?" - Laurie R King

"How in the world do you get mad at somebody for wanting to be black? That's something for which you should get a gold star. That makes you really sensitive. That makes you a really quality person." - Rush Limbaugh

"International terrorists who pursue completely mad objectives such as establishing a world caliphate or something of the sort, are quite adept at disguising their real aims as a struggle for independence in Chechnya." - Vladimir Putin

"We're gonna be in a world of hurt if we don't get it fixed, because there's going to be billions of people out there - they're hungry, they're mad. One thing that they can get their hands on is guns." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I'm especially baffled by the idea of taking insurance against a U.S. default. If America defaults, we're talking about a chaotic world - Mad Max, more or less - in which case, who imagines that insurance claims will be honored?" - Paul Krugman

"I'm the age where we didn't have television as kids. So when I saw my nieces and nephews watching Howdy Doody, Kukla, Fran and Ollie, and so forth, I thought the world had gone mad." - Jack Nicholson

"The world is going mad in mutual extermination, and murder, considered as a crime when committed individually, becomes a virtue when it is committed by large numbers. It is the multiplication of the frenzy that assures impunity to the assassins." - Cyprian

"Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-night drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen." - John Le Carre

"He stood up straight and looked the world squarely in the fields and hills. To add weight to his words he stuck the rabbit bone in his hair. He spread his arm out wide. "I will go mad!" he annouced." - Douglas Adams

"But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth." - Umberto Eco

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth." - Umberto Eco

"Texas women have an amazing sense of purpose when they lose it. They're the best girls in the world - they're loyal and fun, but when they get mad, they'll try to kill you." - John Cusack

"I feel like the original 'Mad Max' created such a vivid world, that to go back and re-imagine it and kind of replay in that sandbox sounds like fun to me." - Riley Keough

"I don't think you ever know in yourself whether you have gone mad. You exist in a bubble. There comes a point where you suddenly feel not really a part of the world, you're just passing through." - Chris Lowe

"We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated." - Edith Hamilton

"Purity is essential for just your own peace of mind; otherwise, you'll go through this world like a mad person, howling and screaming and cursing, never satisfied, never happy." - Frederick Lenz

"My heart's so full of joy, That I shall do some wild extravagance Of love in public; and the foolish world, Which knows not tenderness, will think me mad." - John Dryden

"I'm not mad that you got mad when I got mad when you said I should go drop dead." - Jonathan Larson

"O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!" - William Shakespeare

"I am mad, I think. I am mad therefore I think. I am mad therefore I think I am." - Kate Atkinson

"Be as happy as you want to be in a world gone mad. Be as safe as you want to be in a world that is afraid of everything. Be as healthy as you want to be in a world that is mostly sick. Don't let the statistics that someone else created affect you." - Esther Hicks

"The world is a den of thieves, and night is falling. Evil breaks its chains and runs through the world like a mad dog. The poison affects us all. No one escapes. Therefore let us be happy while we are happy. Let us be kind, generous, affectionate and good. It is necessary and not at all shameful to take pleasure in the little world." - Ingmar Bergman

"We don't cut up when mad men are bred by the old legitimate regular stock religions, but we can't allow wildcat religions to indulge in such disastrous experiments." - Mark Twain

"Oppression makes a wise man mad." - Frederick Douglass

"Maybe I am a bit mad." - Simon Cowell



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