Genius And Madness Quotes



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Oh! how near are genius and madness! Men imprison them and chain them, or raise statues to them. Denis Diderot

Genius and madness have something in common: both live in a world that is different from that which exists for everyone else. Arthur Schopenhauer

There is no genius free from some tincture of madness Seneca the Younger

Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence. Edgar Allan Poe

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius........' 'Give a girl the right shoes and she will conquer the world Marilyn Monroe

Madness and genius are two sides to the same coin. John Hendy

To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius. Alexander Herzen

Some were brilliant bordering on genius. Others, genius bordering on madness Erich Segal

Often-times it's madness, not genius that moves the world forward. Who else but the mad would reach so far, stretching for the impossible and, in so doing, prove the impossible possible! James Rollins

There is no genius without a mixture of madness. Seneca the Younger

Madness in method, that's genius Frank Herbert

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius Marilyn Monroe

Every great genius has an admixture of madness. Aristotle

Apophenia means finding pattern or meaning where others do'. Feelings of revelation and ecstasies usually accompany it. It has some negative connotations in psychological terminology when it implies finding meaning or pattern where none exists; and some positive ones when it implies finding something important, useful or beautiful. It thus links creativity and psychosis, genius and madness. Peter J. Carroll

Apophenia means finding pattern or meaning where others don't. Feelings of revelation and ecstasies usually accompany it. It has some negative connotations in psychological terminology when it implies finding meaning or pattern where none exists; and some positive ones when it implies finding something important, useful or beautiful. It thus links creativity and psychosis, genius and madness. Peter J. Carroll

Appalachia is still, for American musicians, a kind of fountain of youth we always go back to, the old home place to a group of artists who represent the quintessence of American independence, fortitude, genius, and madness. Paul Burch

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them anyways. Marilyn

The difference between insanity and genius is measured only by success and failure. Masashi Kishimoto

Either I'm a genius or I'm mad, which is it? "No," I said, "I can't be mad because nobody's put me away; therefore I'm a genius." Genius is a form of madness and we're all that way. But I used to be coy about it, like me guitar playing. But if there's such a thing as genius - I am one. And if there isn't, I don't care. John Lennon

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. Marilyn Monroe

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