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Arsenic and Old Lace Quotes and Sayings

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Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
- the movie Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein PHOTO

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

 

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a fine line between genius and insanity.
I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
- Ambrose Bierce

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In individuals, insanity is rare;
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs,
it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
- Bruce Feirstein

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Acting is a way of living out one's insanity.
- Isabelle Huppert

I am told that the clinical definition of insanity
is the tenancy to do the same thing over and over again
and expect different results.
- Stephen F. Lynch

There's a big difference between sanity and insanity.
- Megan Gallagher

We're much more controlled now.
We were kids back then, we each had our own demons.
It was insanity.
- Peter Criss

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.
- Sam Levenson

Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded
my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

I think if one wants to be in a continual state of
insanity one should stay married to that writing partner.
- Barry Mann

Look, we're all saddled with things that make us better or worse.
This world is a crazy place, and I've chosen to make
my work about that insanity.
- Barbara Kruger

Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle,
and since then have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

Surrealism had a great effect on me
because then I realized that
the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity.
Surrealism to me is reality.
- John Lennon

I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone,
but they've always worked for me.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Human beings have speculated about the relationship
between inspiration and insanity for centuries.
- Patty Duke

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence,
or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
- Hunter S. Thompson

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
- Augustus Saint-Gaudens

For me, insanity is super sanity.
The normal is psychotic.
Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.
- Jean Dubuffet

I've had my moments of insanity.
But there is a certain responsibility to set proper
examples for your children,
and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.
- Andy Garcia

It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom
to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is
totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election.
- Malcolm Wallop

The whole decathlon is ridiculous, but the 1,500 meters is insanity.
- Rafer Johnson

I voluntarily inflicted a certain level of insanity on myself.
- Jonathan Franzen

Religion is induced insanity.
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair

To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar
requires bravery bordering on heroism.
Bordering on insanity.
- Richard Thompson

Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
- R. D. Laing

Insanity is knowing that what you're doing is completely idiotic,
but still, somehow, you just can't stop it.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic
death or incurable insanity,
or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and
grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least
is reminiscent of childhood.
- Alexander Herzen

Genius is one of the many forms of insanity.
- Cesare Lombroso

Control your life through insanity.
- Cliff Burton

In the late '70s I started to search for the perfect sound -
whatever that might be,
before that I was mainly interested in drugs,
insanity and the rock'n'roll lifestyle.
- Lou Reed

I was disappointed, not because we had lost the war
but because our people had allowed it to go on for so many years,
instead of heeding the few voices of protest against
all that mass insanity and slaughter.
- George Grosz

I want a world without war, a world without insanity.
I want to see people do well.
I don't even think it's as much as what I want for myself.
It's more what I want for the people around me.
That's what I want.
- Tom Cruise

I doubt if a single individual could be found from
the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity.
The only difference is one of degree.
A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is
called insane because this happens to very few people.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious.
The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating.
The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical.
You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there.
The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News
is just shameful and it hurts everybody.
- David Shuster

People in the business will stay with you through drugs
and alcohol and divorces and insanity and everything else,
but you have a failure, pal, and they don't want to know nothing about you!
- Don Johnson

Well, love is insanity.
The ancient Greeks knew that.
It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind
by delusion and self-destruction.
You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself,
you can't even think straight.
- Marilyn French

Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen
for strong religious feelings,
and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime,
perversion, and insanity.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

Choose! If it's worth doing, do it today.
If it's not worth doing today, save yourself a lot
of worry and regret by choosing to permanently
erase it from your to-do list.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The right to do something doesn't mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

If thy brother wrongs thee,
remember not so much his wrong-doing,
but more than ever that he is thy brother.
- Epictetus

A warrior acts as if he knows what he is doing,
when in effect he knows nothing.
- Carlos Castaneda

Success is not the key to happiness.
Happiness is the key to success.
If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

Life's most urgent question is:
what are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Life's most persistent and urgent question is,
'What are you doing for others?'
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

Courage is not always about action,
and it doesn't always involve danger,
but courage is always doing what is right.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your life is the fruit of your own doing.
You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

Start by doing what's necessary;
then do what's possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller


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