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Sane Quotes

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The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

Show me a sane man, and I will cure him for you.
- Carl Jung

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?
- Ursula K. Le Guin

 

I try to keep myself as sane and as grounded as possible
by surrounding myself with normal people,
such as all the friends that I've had from when I was little.
- Emily Rossum

We take our bearings, daily, from others.
To be sane is, to a great extent, to be sociable.
- John Updike

Any sane person would have left long ago.
But I cannot.
I have my sons.
- Princess Diana

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No sane person should believe that something is subjective
merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy.
- Hilary Putnam

I always made a point of telling the doctors I was sane,
and asking to be released, but the more I endeavored
to assure them of my sanity,
the more they doubted it.
- Nellie Bly

Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a
sane person would have to consume to believe that a
frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers.
- Mark Thomas

An asylum for the sane would be empty in America.
- George Bernard Shaw

Chris and Toby are far too sane to be upset any more.
- Maggie Smith

It is rarely that you see an American writer who is not hopelessly sane.
- Margaret Anderson

A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy,
yet there are very fine minds incapable of following
mathematical demonstrations.
- Henri Poincare

National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like,
the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king,
generally sane.
- J. F. C. Fuller

No sane man can afford to dispense with debilitating pleasures;
no ascetic can be considered reliably sane.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

If you understand hallucination and illusion,
you don't blindly follow any leader.
You must know if the person is sane or insane,
over the abyss.
- Marguerite Young

It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more
true that power attracts the corruptible.
The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
- David Brin

Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated
with no technical knowledge,
although with plenty of care and diligence.
- Albrecht Durer

That all men are equal is a proposition to which,
at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent.
- Aldous Huxley

Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men,
men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations,
shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper?
- Frank Pittman

Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical
efforts to secure the desired end.
- George Santayana

Madness is tonic and invigorating.
It makes the sane more sane.
The only ones who are unable to profit by it are the insane.
- Henry Miller

No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking
over the municipal fireplace,
is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
- Alfred E. Smith

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

Am I afraid of high notes? Of course I am afraid.
What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

In order to achieve optimal economic growth,
Congress must adhere to sane spending guidelines while
promoting smart policies devoted to growing businesses and creating jobs.
- Michael Steele

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the
problem of human existence.
- Erich Fromm

What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
- Anatole France

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
- J. G. Ballard

No sane man will dance.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I've managed to keep a clear head and remain sane in
this business because I remain a kid off-camera.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
- Homer

A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question.
Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
- Ezra Pound

I don't really trust a sane person.
- Lyle Alzado

Lord keep her safe since you can't keep her sane.
- Gloria Naylor

Insane people are always sure that they are fine.
It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.
- Nora Ephron

Golf has probably kept more people sane than psychiatrists have.
- Harvey Penick

As far as I remember, even younger than eight,
I have always been guided by reason.
Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth,
to the real, and to sane Justice.
- Albert Claude

My childhood was safe and sane.
No abuse and no traumas.
I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught
me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
- Ronnie James Dio

I AM what is called a Feminist.
Thirty years ago I left a monastery and began a sane human existence.
Within two or three years, I find, I was defending the rights of women.
- Joseph McCabe

No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection.
- Saul Bellow

The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think
deeply and be quite insane.
- Nikola Tesla

When do you know you're insane? And when do you known
you're sane? I think I treat a fine line between the two.
It's a battle to function, but somehow I manage.
- Siobhan Fahey

I feel very blessed to have two wonderful,
healthy children who keep me completely grounded,
sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an
awards show just so I know to keep it real.
- Reese Witherspoon

There are two contrary impulses which govern this man's brain-the one sane,
and the other eccentric.
They alternate at regular intervals.
- Franz Schubert

I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction -
I write the book straight through from beginning to end.
By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane.
- Jonathan Lethem

When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
- Hermann Hesse

Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations,
as there is in that of men.
- Jose Marti

The amazing thing is that I'm sane.
I'm not bitter.
I'm not drugged out.
I'm not broke.
I'm still married to the same guy.
My children don't hate me.
- Brenda Lee

I hate playing pretty or sane people.
Most people are not attractive or all there.
- Amy Sedaris

We are simply human beings.
So it is important for us to treat each other in that capacity.
- Justin Sane

There are such beings as vampires, some of us have
evidence that they exist.
Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience,
the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples.
- Bram Stoker

I believe that if we really want human brotherhood
to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane,
we must also be certain that there is no one true faith
or path by which it may spread.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

There was only one catch and that was Catch-22.
Orr would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn't,
but if he was sane he had to fly them.
If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to;
but if he didn't want to he was sane and had to.
- Joseph Heller

You know, even I have had work or ideas come through
me from a source that I honestly cannot identify.
And what is that thing? And how are we to relate to
it in a way that will not make us lose our minds,
but, in fact, might actually keep us sane?
- Elizabeth Gilbert

I do what I can to make young people understand that
drugs can destroy their lives.
I'm the perfect example of what people can accomplish
when they have regained a sane body and spirit.
- Don Johnson

There are ways that we can manipulate the corporate
media to talk about the issues that we care about.
- Justin Sane

Some otherwise sane scientists have seriously proposed
that we tuck this deadly garbage under the edges of
drifting continents but how can they be sure the moving
land masses will climb over the waste and not just push it forward?
- David R. Brower

Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane,
fewer die so.
The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that
their wits are disordered.
Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.
- Edward Dahlberg

I have always been principally interested in men for sex.
I've always thought any sane woman would be a lover
of women because loving men is such a mess.
I have always wished I'd fall in love with a woman.
Damn.
- Germaine Greer

It seems to me that humour is everybody's way of keeping
sane and standing off from the situations so that they
can see it intellectually,
as well as emotionally, and I don't know whether you've noticed,
but if somebody tells a joke, it's nearly always a mini fantasy.
- Diana Wynne Jones

From a very young age, militarism and trying to solve
the world's problems through militarism is something
that has always resonated with me as being a bad idea.
- Justin Sane

The best way to avoid warfare is if no one shows up.
- Justin Sane

She loses 50 pounds in the film, and goes from fairly
sane to totally out of her mind.
So for the first part of the film I was wearing a 40 pound fat suit,
which is very, very uncomfortable.
But the worst part was the neck.
- Ellen Burstyn

I am committed to the principle that violence is never
justified as a means of ameliorating a grievance.
- Justin Sane


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