I'm not so sure he's mad, Father. Just a little devious in his sanity.
This was the door to both sustenance and sanity. And we were each other's key.
And the most terrifying question of all may be just how much horror the human mind can stand and still maintain a wakeful, staring, unrelenting sanity.
Women's lib, Frannie had decided, was nothing more nor less than an outgrowth of the technological society. Women were at the mercy of their bodies. They were smaller. They tended to be weaker. A man couldn't get with child, but a woman could---every four-year-old knows it. And a pregnant woman is a vulnerable human being. Civilization had provided an umbrella of sanity that both sexes could stand beneath.
Crazy people made him crazy. It was as if he personally resented them giving into madness - in part, because he so frequently labored to behave sanely. When some people gave up the labor of sanity, or failed at it, Garp suspected them of not trying hard enough.
Sanity was statistical. It was merely a question of learning to think as they thought.
You would not make the act of submission which is the price of sanity.
It wouldn't make for sanity would it, living with the devil.
From time to time, I do consider that I might be mad. Like any self-respecting lunatic, however, I am always quick to dismiss any doubts about my sanity.
I felt lethal, on the verge of frenzy. My nightly bloodlust overflowed into my days and I had to leave the city. My mask of sanity was a victim of impending slippage. This was the bone season for me and I needed a vacation.
Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
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.
Here lies a nuisance dedicated to sanity.
The President must stop gambling with taxpayers' money and get the country back on the path of fiscal sanity.
The perception of the comic is a tie of sympathy with other men, a pledge of sanity, and a protection from those perverse tendencies and gloomy insanities in which fine intellects sometimes lose themselves. A rogue alive to the ludicrous is still convertible. If that sense is lost, his fellow-men can do little for him.
Sanity is not being subdued by your means.
This isn't about correction officers, it's about the administration of the DOC. My sanity is about to break. They're either going to kill me or I'm going to go nuts, but before that, so help me God, this court will know the whole story.
Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination
The luck I've had has all been bad. I've had the Concorde crash, 911,foot and mouth, the Gulf war, Sars and high fuel prices. It might make you doubt my sanity, but I've enjoyed it.
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.
There's a big difference between sanity and insanity.
I want to work with great directors and try not to put too much pressure on myself and just read things for the story and recognize when I'm drawn to something for the right reasons and try to maintain some sanity.
Sanity is an illness and rationality a disease.
His honesty and sanity were questioned. On his deathbed, he was a bitter person. Unfortunately, he didn't live quite long enough to see this rediscovery.
However, if we are to truly rein in spending and restore fiscal sanity, we must do more than address the aftermath of a flawed process.
If I survive this week without losing what's left of my health, sanity, or grades, it will be a miracle. Good thing I believe in miracles.
I always say there's nothing worse than being sent home by the same player in two consecutive tournaments. I'm glad to win if for nothing else to protect my own sanity.
Sanity is madness put to good use.
My grandmother had the most dramatic effect on my life because she set me in one direction, and I had to go back the other direction for my sanity, and for my ability to be a social human being.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses waking life is a dream controlled.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
It becomes still more difficult to reconcile Japanese action with prudence or even sanity. What kind of people do they think we are.
It's possible to fight intolerance, stupidity and fanaticism when they come separately. When you get all three together it's probably wiser to get out, if only to preserve your sanity.
The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality.
You've got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity.
Maintain silence in the presence of birth to save both the sanity of the mother and the child and safeguard the home to which they will go.
Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.
Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
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.
The entire CAFTA process has been conducted behind closed, with corporate interests granted almost everything they desire, while basic protections for people, be it worker rights, environmental sanity, or access to essential services have been sacrificed.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
The main thing for me is to just live life with my family and friends. They treat me like Leo, not like 'Leonardo, Master Thespian.' That's all I need to keep my sanity.
The history of mankind is one long record of giving revolution another trial and then limping back at last to sanity, safety and hard work.
Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought.
It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up.
One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition.
For two solid years, it was nothing but baseball. That's all I did. This year, I got to sit back and reflect and realize I achieved what I wanted to achieve. So it gave me time to relax, allow my body to recoup. I went hunting a lot, took a vacation. All those things let my mind relax and get back to some sanity.
If we dont sit down and shut up once in a while well lose our minds even earlier than we had expected. Noise is an imposition on sanity, and we live in very noisy times.
Power or celebrity, you walk a really fine line. It's a struggle to keep your sanity, to keep on a straight line.
Sanity is a cozy lie.