Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established.
Author: Georges Bataille (1897-1962)
Profession: French Novelist, Critic
No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
Author: Anatole France (1844-1924)
Profession: French Writer
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)
Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist
In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
Author: Akiro Kurosawa
What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?
Author: Ursula K. LeGuin
Sanity is a madness put to good uses; waking life is a dream controlled.
Author: George Santayana (1863-1952)
Profession: American Philosopher, Poet
An asylum for the sane would be empty in America.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist