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Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.

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For those whom God to ruin has designed
He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind.

For those whom God to ruin has designed
He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind.

by John Dryden Found in: Insanity Quotes,
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Go, madman! rush over the wildest Alps, that you may please
children and be made the subject of declamation.
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Go, madman! rush over the wildest Alps, that you may please
children and be made the subject of declamation.
[Lat., I demens! et saevas curre per Alpes,
Ut pueris placeas et declamatio fias.]

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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.

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It is a common calamity; at some one time we have all been mad.
[Lat., Id commune malum; semel read more

It is a common calamity; at some one time we have all been mad.
[Lat., Id commune malum; semel insanivimus omnes.]

by Baptista Mantuanus Found in: Insanity Quotes,
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Much madness is divinest sense
To a discerning eye;
Much sense the starkest madness.
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Much madness is divinest sense
To a discerning eye;
Much sense the starkest madness.
'Tis the majority
In this, as all, prevails
Assent, and you are sane;
Demur,--you're straightway dangerous,
And handled with a chain.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Insanity Quotes,
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Everyone is more or less mad on one point.

Everyone is more or less mad on one point.

by Rudyard Kipling Found in: Insanity Quotes,
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He appears mad indeed but to a few, because the majority is
infected with the same disease.
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He appears mad indeed but to a few, because the majority is
infected with the same disease.
[Lat., Nimirum insanus paucis videatur, eo quod
Maxima pars hominum morbo jactatur eodem.]

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What is more insane than to vent on senseless things the anger
that is felt towards men?
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What is more insane than to vent on senseless things the anger
that is felt towards men?
[Lat., Quid est dementius quam bilem in homines collectam in res
effundere.]

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