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    Anybody who has ever tried to rectify an injustice or set a record straight comes to feel that he is going mad.

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    Anyone in England who puts himself forward to be elected to a position of political power is almost bound to be socially or emotionally insecure, or criminally motivated, or mad.

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    Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.

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    Anyone who believes in indefinite growth on a physically finite planet is either mad or an economist

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    Anything beyond the limits and grasp of the human mind is either illusion or futility; and because your god having to be one or the other of the two, in the first instance I should be mad to believe in him, and in the second a fool.

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    Anything less than mad, passionate, extraordinary love is a waste of time. There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with and love shouldn't be one of them.

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    A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. Sick storytellers can make nations sick. Without stories we would go mad. Life would lose it’s moorings or orientation... Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart larger.

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    A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.

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    APHORISM, n. Predigested wisdom. The flabby wine-skin of his brain Yields to some pathologic strain, And voids from its unstored abysm The driblet of an aphorism. "The Mad Philosopher," 1697

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    A republican form of government, without intelligence in the people, must be, on a vast scale, what a mad-house, without superintendent or keepers, would be on a small one.

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    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)

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    Are we, then, insane because we have not gone mad?

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    Art = a mad search for individualism.

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    Arthur felt happy. He was terribly pleased that the day was for once working out so much according to plan. Only twenty minutes ago he had decided he would go mad, and now here he was already chasing a Chesterfield sofa across the fields of prehistoric Earth.

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    As much as I try, when I open my mouth, Lena comes out, And I get so mad.

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    As a writer I'm more drawn to villains who are just slightly mad.

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    As I am never better than when I am mad; then methinks I am a brave fellow; then I do wonders: but reason abuseth me, and there's the torment, there's the hell.

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    As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves. Even our willingness to look at ourselves critically is often helpful.But, we can go too far. We can hoard responsibility and overlook the role others play. We can kick ourselves when we're down. How many times have you felt lousy about something, only to get mad at yourself for feeling lousy?

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    A strange thing surely that my Heart, when love had come unsought Upon the Norman upland or in that poplar shade, Should find no burden but itself and yet should be worn out. It could not bear that burden and therefore it went mad.

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    At 18, if someone had said to me, "I think you should go to rehab and get cleaned up," I would have thought, "You're fucking mad.

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    At a glance, addiction, sex work, mad passion, and all forms of extreme behavior might look like pushing or trying to obliterate boundaries when, more honestly, they are a search for them. I want to find the endpoint, the place where my own powers end, so I can yield to something that I'm certain is bigger than me.

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    At sixteen, I was a funny, skinny little thing, all eyelashes and legs. And then, suddenly people told me it was gorgeous. I thought they had gone mad.

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    At the end of the day, we're just trying to prevent each other from going mad.

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    At the moment I was mad enough to chew up nails and spit out paper clips.

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    At the time, we were mad at Moammar Gadhafi, which resulted in us bombing all over Libya and killing a bunch of people, but not him. Then Ronald Reagan gets up and says we're not trying to kill him, we're just dropping bombs. You can kill all the Libyans you want, but legally you can't try to kill the leader.

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    At times, we forget the magnitude of the havoc we can wreak by off-loading our minds onto super-intelligent machines, that is, until they run away from us, like mad sorcerers' apprentices, and drag us up to the precipice for a look down into the abyss.

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

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

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    A wild longing for strong emotions and sensations seethes in me, a rage against this toneless, flat, normal and sterile life. I have a mad impulse to smash something, a warehouse perhaps, or a cathedral, or myself, to committ outrages.

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    A woman's pity sometimes makes her mad.

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    A young man is so strong, so mad, so certain, and so lost. He has everything and he is able to use nothing.

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    A writer must take risks, defy the odds, be a bit obsessed and a little mad.

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    Batista does look pretty mad.

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    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.

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    Because a fact seems strange to you, you conclude that it is not one. ... All science, however, commences by being strange. Science is successive. It goes from one wonder to another. It mounts by a ladder. The science of to-day would seem extravagant to the science of a former time. Ptolemy would believe Newton mad.

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    Because the only people for me are the mad ones.

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    Before you kill something make sure you have something better to replace it with.

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    Behind their dark glass, the mad own nothing.

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    Being cool is when you win, you don't get too happy; and when you lose, you don't get too mad.

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    Being on 'The Sopranos' definitely prepared me for the militant secrecy of 'Mad Men.'

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    Being mad is even pleasant. But only a madman understands that.

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    Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.

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    Buffett, when he gave away his money, referenced Carnegie. He quoted from Carnegie. When he said, "The man who dies rich dies disgraced," in the 1880s, his fellow millionaires looked on him like he was a lunatic, you know, an idiot, a mad man.

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    Beware the deadly fumes of that insane elation Which rises from the cup of mad impiety, And go, get drunk with that divine intoxication Which is more sober far than all sobriety.

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    But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.

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    ... but if I've learned one thing, it's this: forgiveness is crucial. If you can't forgive someone you're mad at, that anger will poison you. You have to learn to let it go"... "people have reasons for doing the things that they do, especially when they care about you. You may not always understand what they are, but if you can try to understand the person then you might see that they really care, despite what happened." pg 100 Meredith to Vlad

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    But I still did not realize how mad she was, and how accustomed to dreaming; and that she would not cry out for reality, rather would feed reality to her dreams, a demon elf feeding her spinning wheel with the reeds of the world so she might make her own weblike universe.

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    Celebrities are invariably celebrity-mad, just as liars always believe liars.

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    But mad people never die. That's a well-known fact. They've nothing to trouble them, and they live for ever.

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    But what first motivated me wasn't anything I read. I just got mad seeing the machines ripping up the woods.

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