47 Best Madness Quotes about being genius

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Madness is the state of being mad. But madness is a sign of a genius person. According to Aristotle, “There is no great genius without some touch of madness”. Here are the best inspirational madness quotes that will help you to know that your madness is not the illness of your mind, it is your passion to achieve something.

Apart from these madness quotes, you can also read intelligence quotes and genius quotes.

Let’s read the collection of the best inspiring madness quotes.

Best Quotes About Madness

1. “A little madness shows the way to happiness. A little kindness can heal the sadness.” ― Debasish Mridha

2. “A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis

3. “An intense life needs a touch of madness.” ― Paulo Coelho

4. “Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.” ― G. M. Trevelyan

5. “Anger is a short madness.” ― Horace

6. “Books have led some to learning and others to madness.” ― Petrarch

7. “Creativity is on the side of health – it isn’t the thing that drives us mad; it is the capacity in us that tries to save us from madness.” ― Jeanette Winterson

8. “Creativity is when a stupid clever soul gets up from bed and do amazing things that makes the world think he is wise.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

9. “Everybody’s youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

10. “Flirting with madness was one thing; when madness started flirting back, it was time to call the whole thing off.” ― Rohinton Mistry

11. “Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” ― Allen Ginsberg

12. “If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.” ― William Congreve

13. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ― Marilyn Monroe

14. “In madness, I thought I was the most important person in the world.” ― John Forbes Nash, Jr.

15. “In the madness, you have to find calm.” ― Lupita Nyong’o

16. “It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.” ― Thomas Fuller

Best Inspirational Madness Quotes

17. “It takes madness to find out madness.” ― Lady Gregory

18. “Madness has no sense of humour.” ― Adam Foulds

19. “Madness is only an amplification of what you already are.” ― Margaret Atwood

20. “Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

21. “Madness is something rare in individuals — but in groups, parties, peoples, and ages, it is the rule.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

22. “Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.” ― Michel Foucault

23. “Madness is the acme of intelligence.” ― Naguib Mahfouz

24. “Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.” ― R. D. Laing

25. “Madness plants mirrors in the desert. I find the means frightening.” ― Floriano Martins

26. “Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.” ― D. H. Lawrence

27. “My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.” ― André Breton

28. “No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

29. “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” ― Aristotle

30. “Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.” ― Voltaire

31. “Sanity is a madness put to good uses.” ― George Santayana

32. “Sanity is madness put to good use.” ― George Santayana

Famous Inspiring Madness Quotes

33. “Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

34. “The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one’s designs to one’s means.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

35. “The madness of youth made me unafraid.” ― Lauren DeStefano

36. “The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.” ― Andre Gide

37. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” ― Rob Siltanen

38. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

39. “There is no great genius without some touch of madness.” ― Aristotle

40. “There was never a great genius without a touch of madness.” ― Ben Jonson

41. “Troublemakers will infect you with the malady of their madness.” ― Bryant McGill

42. “What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.” ― Theodore Roethke

43. “When love is not madness, it is not love.” ― Pedro Calderon de la Barca

44. “When your madness is creative and necessary, people will not notice the fact that you are crazy.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

45. “You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of madness.” ― Thomas Sankara

46. “You have to quit confusing a madness with a mission.” ― Flannery O’Connor

47. “You learned to run from what you feel, and that’s why you have nightmares. To deny is to invite madness. To accept is to control.” ― Megan Chance

FAQs on Madness

What is the best madness is the genius quote?

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” ― Aristotle

What is the best love is madness quotes?

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

What is the best quote about you are my madness?

“Be with me always – take any form – drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!” ― Emily Brontë

What is the best reefer madness quote?

“Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could.” ― William F. Buckley, Jr.

What is the best Ophelia madness quote?

So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt. – William Shakespeare

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