Sanity Quotes

 All sanity depends on this: that is should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. 
Author: Doris Lessing
Nationality: British
b. 22 October 1919
 Having children kept me normal, because I was never able to go off and celebrate joyously over something for a week or do what I feel like, nor did I allow myself to dwell on unhappiness when something went wrong. You can't do that when you have children, and I attribute my sanity to having them. 
Author: Gail Parent
Nationality: American
b. December 1941
 I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. 
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Nationality: American
b. 19 January 1809  - d. 7 October 1849
 Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. As the Beams to a house, as the bones to the microcosm of man, so is order to all things. 
Author: Robert Southey
Nationality: English
b. 12 August 1774  - d. 21 March 1843
 Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting. 
Author: Lord John Russell
Nationality: English
b. 18 August 1792  - d. 28 May 1878
 Sanity is a cozy lie. 
Author: Susan Sontag
Nationality: American
b. 16 January 1933  - d. 28 December 2004
 Sanity is a madness put to good uses. 
Author: George Santayana
Nationality: Spanish
b. 16 December 1863  - d. 26 September 1952
 The madman who knows that he is mad is close to sanity. 
Author: Rui de Alarcon
Nationality: Spanish
b. December 1581  - d.  December 1639
 The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. 
Author: Rita Mae Brown
Nationality: American
b. 28 November 1944
 There is no insanity so devastating in man's life as utter sanity. 
Author: William Allen White
Nationality: American
b. 10 February 1868  - d. 31 January 1944
 To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity. 
Author: Oscar Wilde
Nationality: English
b. 16 October 1854  - d. 30 November 1900
 Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be. 
Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Nationality: Spanish
b. 29 September 1547  - d. 23 April 1616
 When the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity; since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree. 
Author: George Bernard Shaw
Nationality: British
b. 28 July 1856  - d. 2 November 1950
 Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought. 
Author: Erich Fromm
Nationality: American
b. 23 March 1900  - d. 18 March 1980
 The one impulse in man which cannot be erased is his impulse toward freedom, his impulse toward sanity, toward higher levels of attainment in all of his endeavors. 
Author: L. Ron Hubbard
Nationality: American
b. 13 March 1911  - d. 24 February 1986

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