Mad World quotes:

  • I'm sure I've all but lost friends by maintaining that, despite their love for it, I always saw Stanley Kramer's 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' as more of an exercise in anti-comedy than humor. -- Dick Cavett
  • We arrived and we thought, 'This is our time. This is our generation. We have a responsibility.' " @garyjkemp of Spandau Ballet in "Mad World: An Oral History of the New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s -- Lori Majewski
  • Tis a mad world, my masters. -- John Taylor
  • In a mad world, only the mad are sane. -- Akira Kurosawa
  • In a mad world it always seems simpler to obey. -- Graham Greene
  • In a mad world, it is the mad who are sane -- Craig Nicholls
  • Sanity is a handicap and liability if you're living in a mad world. -- Anthony Burgess
  • Don't let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful present moment. -- Eckhart Tolle
  • It's a fool boy who mocks a giant, and a mad world when a cripple has to defend him. -- George R. R. Martin
  • Only the inner vision of God, only the God-blindedness of unreservedly dedicated souls, only the utterly humble ones can bow and break the raging pride of a power-mad world. -- Thomas Raymond Kelly
  • I saw clear as daylight how strange it is that not a single person living in this mad world has had the daring to go straight for it all and send it flying to the devil! I...I wanted to have the daring...and I killed her. -- Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • I take my hat off to the ladies. The amount of grooming-plucking and shaving and all the other things men never have to do. I went down and spent time with transvestites in London in the clubs and all that. Got an insight to that world, and it's a mad world, but they are very warm and very open people. It was a great experience. -- Cillian Murphy
  • The world used us as an excuse to go mad. -- George Harrison
  • The world went mad and used us as an excuse. -- John Lennon
  • War: that mad game the world so loves to play. -- Jonathan Swift
  • Am I dreaming? Has the world gone mad--or have I? -- H. G. Wells
  • Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone. -- Baltasar Gracian
  • People get mad Annabel. Its not the end of the world. -- Sarah Dessen
  • In a world gone mad, only a lunatic is truly insane. -- Homer
  • If you're not mad at the world, you don't have what it takes -- Sun Ra
  • I'll tell you a secret. We live in a mad and inspiring world. -- Ben Hecht
  • It's Hard to Stay Mad When There's So Much Beauty in the World -- Kevin Spacey
  • August 28th 2012. Remember that date. It marks the day when the world went raving mad. -- George Monbiot
  • A half-dead thing in a stark dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold. -- Robert W. Service
  • Oh yes! The one man in the world who never believes he's mad is the madman. -- L. Ron Hubbard
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  • Monsieur, you must be mad!Box Five can never be hadFor money, love or the world ... -- E.A. Bucchianeri
  • A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes. -- Sam Abell
  • He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. -- Rafael Sabatini
  • I think the world's just gone completely mad, with everyone wearing the same things, even celebrities. -- Daphne Guinness
  • In a world gone mad, we will not spank the monkey, but the monkey will spank us -- Francesco Totti
  • Nostalgia is the intimate refuge of every man and every woman in a world seemingly gone mad. -- John Larkins
  • I think of dystopian as 'Mad Max,' as 'Book of Eli,' as the world is ending. -- Tyra Banks
  • The world is going mad at an accelerating rate and television is the Typhoid Mary of this madness. -- Edward Robb Ellis
  • Moore's Law of Mad Science: Every eighteen months, the minimum IQ necessary to destroy the world drops by one point. -- Eliezer Yudkowsky
  • Lord! what a strange world in which a man cannot remain unique even by taking the trouble to go mad! -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • The things that make you most mad about the world tend to be the things that you hate in yourself. -- Emma Stone
  • The world fell apart. Sirhan Sirhan shot Bobby Kennedy. Why were people shooting all the Kennedys? Had the country gone mad? -- Lorna Luft
  • The mad rarely know that they are mad. It's the rest of the world, I think, that seems insane to them. -- Jim Butcher
  • If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God. -- Ramakrishna
  • A very sensitive person in this stupid world is bound to become mad.... Only meditation can save him from becoming mad. -- Rajneesh
  • Sexton: I think the whole world's gone mad. Death: Uh-uh. It's always like this. You probably just don't get out enough. -- Neil Gaiman
  • One man was so mad at me that he ended his letter Beware. You will never get out of this world alive. -- John Steinbeck
  • We know that this mad dog of the Middle East has a goal of a world revolution. (On Muammar Qaddafi of Libya) -- Ronald Reagan
  • Every year the international finance system kills more people than the Second World War. But at least Hitler was mad, you know. -- Ken Livingstone
  • When a man suffers from delusions he is described as mad but when a million do so they belong to a world religion -- Anthony Storr
  • My greatest pleasure is to invent. My continual mad ambition is to make something true and beautiful that never existed in the world before. -- Peter Carey
  • Sometimes I think the world has gone completely mad. And then I think, "Aw, who cares?" And then I think, "Hey, what's for supper?" -- Jack Handey
  • He has the manner of a giant with the look of a child, a lazy activeness, a mad wisdom, a solitude encompassing the world. -- Jean Cocteau
  • The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up. -- D. H. Lawrence
  • I write plays not to make money, but to stop myself from going mad. Because it's my way of making the world rational to me. -- Edward Bond
  • I'd love to be a mad scientist who plays around with chemistry, and solves all the world's problems and creates a few of them himself. -- Kellan Lutz
  • The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities of an old America gone mad. -- Phil Ochs
  • Why the heck do we allow the media to ever tell us someone is gross? It makes me so mad. 99% of the world has flaws. -- Shantel VanSanten
  • When he gets mad, it's like he's in another world. He'll look at you with those big eyes and they'll be going around in circles. -- Barry Beck
  • The image of the disinterested, dispassionate scientist is no less false than that of the mad scientist who is willing to destroy the world for knowledge. -- Lewis Wolpert
  • Poets suffer occasional delusions of angelhood and find themselves condemned to express it in the bric-a-brac tongues of the human world. Lots of them go mad. -- Glen Duncan
  • Without God, reality is madness. Reason will tell you so. You either madly trust in God, or you trust in a world gone mad without him. -- Geoffrey Wood
  • If I am mad, then who on the face of the earth is sane? If you are sane, then there is no madman in the world. -- Saib Tabrizi
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  • I view the art scene as an industry which is slowly developing. These days, technology has mad the world smaller. Meaning that information is a website away. -- St. Lucia
  • A man that steps aside from the world and has leisure to observe it without interest and design, thinks all mankind as mad as they think him. -- E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
  • Yes, I was mad at God because of the cancer diagnosis. I thought I should have been protected because of the work I do in the world. -- Debbie Ford
  • We need more fruitcakes in this world and less bakers! We need people that care! I'm mad as hell! And I don't want to take it anymore! -- Jimmy Buffett
  • The sight of the huge world put mad ideas into me, as if I could wander away, wander forever, see strange and beautiful things, one after the other... -- C. S. Lewis
  • We can either build a Star Trek future, in which our civilization rises to new heights, or descend into a Mad Max world. It is up to us. -- Vivek Wadhwa
  • You know the world has gone mad when those who have enlightened, compassionate views and future visions, are accused of borderline insanity, ridiculed and criticised for thinking positively. -- Mango Wodzak
  • My heart's so full of joy, That I shall do some wild extravagance Of love in public; and the foolish world, Which knows not tenderness, will think me mad. -- John Dryden
  • The real madness probably is not another thing that the wisdom itself that, tired of discovering the shames of the world, has taken the intelligent resolution to become mad -- Heinrich Heine
  • Purity is essential for just your own peace of mind; otherwise, you'll go through this world like a mad person, howling and screaming and cursing, never satisfied, never happy. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell