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

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

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
- Akira Kurosawa

Movie directors, or should I say people who create things,
are very greedy and they can never be satisfied...
That's why they can keep on working.
I've been able to work for so long because I think next time,
I'll make something good.
- Akira Kurosawa

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

 

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

Humor is reason gone mad.
- Groucho Marx

"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."
- Lewis Carroll

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My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel.
I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping
bag down in the basement.
It's humiliating.
- Ben Affleck

Get mad, then get over it.
- Colin Powell

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

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've always been mad about cats.
- Vivien Leigh

Mad, adj.
Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
- Ambrose Bierce

People from a planet without flowers would think we
must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
- Iris Murdoch

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
- Bill Maher

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
- Phyllis Diller

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

Gather yourself by the sea shore and I will love you there.
Assemble yourself with wild things,
with songs of the sparrow and sea-foam.
Let mad beauty collect itself in your eyes
and it will shine - Calling me.
For I long for a man with nests of wild things in his hair.
A man who will Kiss the Flame.
- Jewel

You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you.
Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life.
- Doug Coupland

The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying.
If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street,
or kicking a dog, I go completely mad.
- Susannah York

And I'm not so in love with making people mad that
I want to live my life around it.
- Aaron McGruder

There is only one difference between a madman and me.
I am not mad.
- Charlotte Bronte

I think you're all mad.
But that's part and parcel of being an artistic genius,
isn't it?
- Charles de Lint

First you learn a new language, profanity;
and second you learn not to discipline your dogs when you're mad,
and that's most of the time when you're training dogs.
- Lou Schultz

You have certain writing tools but generally creating
something from nothing makes one quite mad and Cynthia
and I are quite mad you know.
- Barry Mann

It's a weird sensation to be mad and learning at the same time.
- Jeff Foxworthy

San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most
part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
- Rudyard Kipling

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

I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind -
and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
- Michel de Montaigne

Possibly he knew, as he wrote this, that he was mad -
because inside every madman sits a little sane man saying 'You're mad,
you're mad.'
- Graham Swift

People like eccentrics.
Therefore they will leave me alone, saying that I am a mad clown.
- Vaslav Nijinsky

Stan said he used to keep Hardy late,
make him miss his golf game, and really get him mad.
- Dick Van Dyke

One is always considered mad, when one discovers something
that others cannot grasp.
- Ed Wood

My greatest thrill was the day Mad magazine spoofed 'Ghost.'
- Jerry Zucker

Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired
by being mad at something.
- Amy Clampitt

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

Great art is as irrational as great music.
It is mad with its own loveliness.
- George Jean Nathan

The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
- Horace

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

I teach that all men are mad.
- Horace

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

The undevout astronomer must be mad.
- William Herschel

All of us are mad.
If it weren't for the fact every one of us is slightly abnormal,
there wouldn't be any point in giving each person a separate name.
- Ugo Betti

Never have doubted it, even when the plane crash happened.
I wasn't mad at God.
I just knew that there was a reason that I didn't know about why it happened.
- Reba McEntire

Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.
- Diogenes

So many things can drive you mad as a child,
not only music.
- Itzhak Perlman

You have to be able to be a good loser.
You have to be okay knowing you're going to fail every
day in something without getting mad and upset.
- Dan O'Brien

When you're a girl, passion can dominate the equation,
but as you grow up relationships evolve.
Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can't last forever.
- Jody Watley

I'm very much afraid of being mad - that's my one fear.
- Sting

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant.
All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
- Christopher Morley

I'd get to within a yard of that door you walk through
and the thing would go mad.
I used to carry an X-ray in my briefcase,
to show them.
But I had all the metal taken out.
- Barry Sheene

Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The essential support and encouragement comes from within,
arising out of the mad notion that your society needs
to know what only you can tell it.
- John Updike

Everyone has a mad half-hour once a month.
- Geri Halliwell

It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad.
It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda
of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction.
- John Boyd Orr

I do remember smiling quite a bit inside it though
since I knew it wouldn't be seen on film -
so of course while the poor planet is being blown up
I'm smiling and laughing like mad!
- David Prowse

I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time.
- Freddie Mercury

To communicate with each other, we got to get mad at each other sometimes.
- Hal Holbrook

The old Devil gets mad when you're trying to do good.
Pray that God will move the stumbling blocks.
- Mahalia Jackson

The difference between mad people and sane people...
is that sane people have variety when they talk-story.
Mad people have only one story that they talk over and over.
- Maxine Hong Kingston

The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

The mad, cruel, and accursed American war.
- Lord George Gordon

When I come to work each day, whether as a commentator
for TheStreet.com or a host of Mad Money With Jim Cramer,
I have only one thought in mind: helping people with their money.
- Jim Cramer

Only the mad girls chase me, I think.
- Prince William

I both love and do not love; and am mad and not mad.
- Anacreon

And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes
and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was
going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes.
- James Joyce

My wife thinks I'm completely mad.
- Malcolm Williamson

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'm mad at Hank Aaron for deciding to play one more season.
I threw him his last home run and thought I'd be remembered forever.
Now, I'll have to throw him another.
- Bill Lee

Everyone is more or less mad on one point.
- Rudyard Kipling


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