Top 110 Insanity Quotes To Help You Remain Sane

Looking about some crazy quotes about insanity? We have rounded up the best collection of insanity quotes, sayings, captions, status messages, jokes, thoughts, (with images and pictures) to inspire you remain sane in the midst of all the chaos around you.

What is insanity? Insanity is described as mental illnesses where you cannot distinguish between reality and fantasy, or more. So being insane usually denotes in a negative connotation.

But these insanity quotes are not used in the same context as its literal meaning. These quotes are more about having people tell you that you are insane because you do not agree with their societal norms, or you have “crazy” dreams. A little bit of madness, craziness and insanity is what makes you stand apart at times.

Believing in your dreams may seem insane but your belief and hard work will get you through it. Hence famous authors, businessmen, leaders, have always advocated insanity!

We have categorized the following post in these sections;

  • Famous Insanity Quotes
  • Albert Einstein Insanity Quote
  • Going Insane Quotes

Famous Insanity Quotes

  1. “Sane is boring.”― R. A. Salvatore                                                                                                         
    Quotes About Insanity
    Quotes About Insanity

  2. “Being crazy isn’t enough.”― Dr. Seuss

  3. “The best things in life are crazy.”― Emme Rollins

  4. “I smile because you’ve all finally driven me insane.”

  5. “As you know, madness is like gravity…all it takes is a little push.” – The Joker   (The Dark Knight)                                                                                                                      
    Dark Insanity Quotes Joker
    Dark Insanity Quotes Joker

  6. “I don’t suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.”                                                       
    Insanity Quotes Images
    Insanity Quotes Images

  7. “We are all born mad. Some remain so.” – Samuel Beckett

  8. “Insanity is the final surrender.”- Marta Caminero-Santangelo

  9. “Insanity is relative. Who sets the norm.”― Charles Bukowski

  10. “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”- Edgar Allan Poe

  11. “Some may never live, but the crazy never die.” – H.S. Thompson

  12. “You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.” – Henry Rollins                                                             
    Insanity Quotes
    Insanity Quotes

  13. “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.”― Franz Kafka

  14. “Of course I’m crazy, but that doesn’t mean I’m wrong.” – R.A. Wilson

  15. “No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.” – Aristotle

  16. “Sane is the insanity most call normality put forth by society.”― Erik Till

  17. “All power of fancy over reason is a degree of insanity.”- Samuel Johnson

  18. “When the whole world is crazy, it doesn’t pay to be sane.”― Terry Goodkind

  19. “You can’t be old and wise if you were never young and crazy.”― Chris Brown

  20. “It’s okay to be crazy and scared and brave at the same time!”― Kelly Epperson

  21. “Madness is the result not of uncertainty but of certainty.”- Friedrich Nietzsche

  22. “Though this be madness yet there is method in it.”- Hamlet (Shakespeare)

  23. “In a crazy world, it’s only your insanity that will keep you sane.”- Leo Buscaglia                                                                                                                                                 
    Inspirational Sanity Quotes
    Inspirational Sanity Quotes

  24. “Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through.”- R.D. Laing

  25. “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”- Robin Williams

  26. “Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.” – Ray Bradbury

  27. “It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than to be absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

  28. “Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.”― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  29. “Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world usually do.”― Steve Jobs                                                                                                                                         
    Insanity Quotes Pictures
    Insanity Quotes Pictures

  30. “The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.”― Bruce Feirstein

  31. “If you think anyone is sane you just don’t know enough about them.” – Christopher Moore

  32. “We don’t just embrace INSANITY here. We feel it up, french kiss it and then buy it a drink.”

  33. “If being crazy means living life as if it matters, then I don’t care if we are completely insane.”

  34. “A man who is “of sound mind” is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.”- Paul Valry

  35. “The reason life works at all is that not everyone in your tribe is nuts on the same day.”― Anne Lamott

  36. “For virtue’s self may too much zeal be had; the worst of madmen is a saint run mad.”- Alexander Pope

  37. “Craziness is what makes the world go round, without crazy, there wouldn’t be passion.” – Wes Campton

  38. “When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.”- Mark Twain

  39. “You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy.” – Charles Manson

  40. “Insanity is the insane idea of trying to convince an insane person not to do insane things insanely.” – The rebel

  41. “We’re all a little wacko sometimes, and if we think we’re not, maybe we are more than we know.”- Mariah Carey

  42. “I know you think I’m crazy. Maybe that’s because I am. About life, about this moment, about you.”― Crystal Woods

  43. “Life is absolutely insane. Yes, life is insane but the great wisdom lies in choosing your insanity wisely.”— Paulo Coelho                                                                           
    Quotes About Being Insane
    Quotes About Being Insane

  44. “Insanity is a disease of the brain; it is idiopathic; the nature of the organic alteration is unknown.” – M. Georget

  45. “You know, insane people are not insane all the time any more than sane people are sane all the time.”- Elbert  Hubbard

  46. “One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  47. “Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.”- Friedrich Nietzsche

  48. “Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of society only because their intelligence isn’t understood.” – Weihui Zhou

  49. “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”- Friedrich Nietzsche

  50. “The only difference between the sane and the insane is that the sane have the power to lock up the insane.”- Hunter S. Thompson

  51. “Not everyone is capable of madness; and of those lucky enough to be capable, not many have the courage for it.”- August Strindberg

  52. “Stubbornness and staunch, they are both the same things from different points of view, such crazy and eccentric.”― Toba Beta

  53. “Only, as long as we’re going insane we may as well go the whole way. A mere shred of sanity is of no value.”―S. S. Van Dine

  54. “We share out craziness, our neuroses, our little bit of screwed-up-ness that comes from our family. We share it. And it feels like love.”

  55. “For me, insanity is super sanity. The normal is psychotic. Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.”- Jean Debuffet

  56. “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”―Friedrich Nietzsche

  57. “A sane man often reasons from sound premises; an insane man commonly reasons as well, but the premises are unsound.”- Austin O’ Malley

  58. “We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.”- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  59. “A long time ago I stopped wondering why there are so many crazy people. What surprises me now is that there are so many sane ones.”― Rachel Khong

  60. “We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  61. “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

  62. “Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder.”―Ambrose Bierce

  63. “Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be.” – Toni Morrison

  64. “Sometimes there’s no cure for the crazy.” Dale sighed, stroking my hair. “I think we all just have to keep loving through it. Maybe that’s the cure.”― Emme Rollins

  65. “When you live in the shadow of insanity, the appearance of another mind that thinks and talks as yours does is something close to a blessed event.”- Robert M. Pirsig

  66. “The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they’re okay, then it’s you.”― Rita Mae Brown

  67. “I am quite sure that a good number of “cures” of psychotics consist in the fact that the patient has decided, for one reason or other, once more to play at being sane.” – R.D. Laing

  68. “I am interested in imperfections, quirkiness, insanity, unpredictability. That’s what we really pay attention to anyway. We don’t talk about planes flying, we talk about them crashing.” – Tibor Kalman

  69. “Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.”― Jennifer Elisabeth

  70. “Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That’s what’s insane about it.” ― John Lennon

  71. “I do not oppose the insane asylum—but I abhor and condemn the cutthroat system that robs man of his reason, drives him to insanity and makes the lunatic asylum an indispensable adjunct to every civilized community.”― Eugene V. Debs

  72. “There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind. ”-Patrick Rothfuss

  73. “I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat.”― Antonin Artaud

  74. “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.”―Jack Kerouac

  75. “Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence– whether much that is glorious– whether all that is profound– does not spring from disease of thought– from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect.”- Edgar Allan Poe                                                                                                                     
    Edgar Allan Poe Insanity Quote
    Edgar Allan Poe Insanity Quote

  76. “You’ve been on the edge of insanity your entire life, haven’t you? So many people called you crazy you actually started to believe it. You wondered if they were right. You wondered if you could fix it. You thought if you could just try a little harder, be a little better, smarter, nicer – you thought the world would change its mind about you. You blamed yourself for everything.”―Tahereh Mafi

  77. “There are lots of insane human beings around us. Their only advantage is that they are not locked up like those poor bings in the mental asylum. Actually these people are more dangerous than those in cells. The real insane people are in their own sweet world without causing any harm to the other person. But sanely insane people around us are causing lots of trouble wherever they go.”- Johi Valli

Famous Albert Einstein Insanity Quote

  1. “The definition of Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”- Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein insanity quote
    Albert Einstein insanity quote

Quotes About Going Insane

  1. “Insane is such a mean word. I prefer mentally creative.”                                                 
    Funny Insanity Quotes
    Funny Insanity Quotes

  2. “Insanity destroys reason, but not wit.”- Nathaniel Emmons

  3. “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” – Tim Burton

  4. “No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.”- Aristotle

  5. “Madness, as you know, is a lot like gravity, all it takes is a little push.”

  6. “I may be crazy but it keeps me from going insane.” – Waylon Jennings

  7. “The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.”

  8. “The prospect of insanity, is more appealing than we would like to admit….”

  9. “Madness is somewhere in between chaos and having a dream.” – R.M. Drake

  10. “It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.”― Philip K. Dick

  11. “Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.”- Baltasar Gracin Y Morales

  12. “There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.” – Oscar Levant

  13. “Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.”- Henrik Tikkanen

  14. “The reason I talk to myself is that I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” – George Carlin

  15. “All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.”- Ambrose Bierce

  16. “I took a wrong turn and got lost in reality. Luckily for me I was saved by insanity.” – Dalena Duco

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

  18. “Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair.”- T. S. Eliot

  19. “Great wits are sure to madness near allied; And thin partitions do their bonds divide.”- JohnDryden

  20. “Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively.”- Voltaire

  21. “The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one’s designs to one’s means.”- Napoleon Bonaparte

  22. “If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up.” – H.S. Thompson

  23. “In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  24. “I think that maybe in every company today there is always at least one person who is going crazy slowly.”- Joseph Heller

  25. “To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.”― Criss Jami

  26. “The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”- Marcus Aurelius

  27. “No one is more dangerously insane than one who is sane all the time: he is like a steel bridge without flexibility, and the order of his life is rigid and brittle.” – Alan Watts

  28. “Temporary madness may be necessary in some cases, to cleanse and renovate the mind; just as a fit of illness is to carry off the humors of the body.”- Augustus William Hare And Julius Charles Hare

  29. “There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.”- Antonin Artaud

  30. “Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles; it will make clear and simple many things which are involved in haunting and harassing difficulties and obscurities now.”- Mark Twain


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