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Sanity Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Sanity

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One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

Related topics: Society

Guilt is about actions or behavior;
while shame is about the self.
- "Dr. Sanity"

Sanity is a madness put to good use.
- George Santayana

You only require two things in life:
your sanity and your wife.
- Tony Blair

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Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity
depends upon our remembering.
But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being,
our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
- Joyce Appleby

I had a quick grasp of the secret to sanity,
it had become the ability to hold the maximum of impossible
combinations in one's mind.
- Norman Mailer

I think people are going to return to sanity when they
see how ridiculous many of these charges are,
and how the predictions are not borne out.
- Dixie Lee Ray


 

Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in
the face of awful adversity.
Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
- Silvia Cartwright

There's a big difference between sanity and insanity.
- Megan Gallagher

The fight for sanity in our gun safety laws is not by any means over.
In many ways it's just beginning.
- Michael D. Barnes

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.
- Nellie Bly

The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity,
must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality.
- Irving Babbitt

I've kept my sanity in this business by trying out
for a role and then going home and trying to forget about it.
- Blythe Danner

For me, insanity is super sanity.
The normal is psychotic.
Normal means lack of imagination, lack of creativity.
- Jean Dubuffet

You have to keep your sanity as well as know how to
distance yourself from it while still holding onto the reins tightly.
That is a very difficult thing to do,
but I'm learning.
- Diahann Carroll

The President must stop gambling with taxpayers' money
and get the country back on the path of fiscal sanity.
- Tom Harkin

Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought.
- Erich Fromm

It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning,
a situation where the world was right side up.
- James MacArthur

Coming out to gays is a way of affirming sanity and self-worth.
- George Weinberg

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity
to the point of doubtful sanity.
- Robert Frost

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.
- Robert Southey

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.
- Mark Twain

Here lies a nuisance dedicated to sanity.
- David Low

The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months;
at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself,
and calls out in his sleep.
- James Thurber

Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all,
to see life as it is and not as it should be.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I hope for peace and sanity - it's the same thing.
- Studs Terkel

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.
- Rita Mae Brown

Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is,
should or could be the global gendarme.
- Robert McNamara

I organized Sweet Honey In The Rock in 1973.
The music was sanity and balance.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

I only have so much energy, so something had to go.
This is why, at the end of the day, I've preserved
my sanity for the children and also manage to do my best at work.
- Kiri Te Kanawa

I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair.
I solicited clothes for the ragged children,
for the desperate mothers.
I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
- Mary Harris Jones

Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
- John Russell

Sanity is a cozy lie.
- Susan Sontag

I maintain my sanity by keeping my distance.
- Luis Miguel

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

You've got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity.
- Lance Bass

I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the
teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and
directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men
and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences.
- Ronald Fisher

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.
- Rachel McAdams

How can a doctor judge a woman's sanity by merely bidding
her good morning and refusing to hear her pleas for
release? Even the sick ones know it is useless to say anything,
for the answer will be that it is their imagination.
- Nellie Bly

For a lot of kids, the Boys and Girls Club is really a sanctuary,
an oasis of sanity and safety for them because their home life is so tragic.
Some of these kids have only one parent,
and that one is addicted to drugs.
- Judge Reinhold

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.
- James Earl Jones

I think I can take responsibility for that in that I was the audience.
I was the voice of sanity around whom all these crazies did their dance.
And I reacted in the same way that a member of the
audience would have reacted.
- Mary Tyler Moore

The value systems of those with access to power and
of those far removed from such access cannot be the same.
The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged.
- Aung San Suu Kyi

I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years,
where I watched children successfully matriculate into
elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city.
- Bob Filner

I was making films about American society,
and it is true that I never felt at home there,
except perhaps when my wife and I lived on a farm in the San Fernando Valley.
- Douglas Sirk

San Francisco.
The one team that everyone in LA hates.
- Jeremy Sumpter

I think maybe L.A.
or San Francisco could be rushed, but Sacramento is just laid back!
- Nick Johnson

Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday,
the first of the month, at this port of San Diego,
truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous.
- Junipero Serra

People in San Francisco and the East Bay have shown interest,
done interviews, and have come to shows.
I guess that the news travels fast out of this island that we are on.
- Joanna Newsom

During the 1990s, San Francisco lived through one of
the most intense economic booms of its history.
- Gavin Newsom

San Francisco has just blown us all away.
I also understand Angels in America didn't do well there.
- Chita Rivera

I used to travel in tennis shoes; I am just not allowed to anymore.
I'm an old hippie from San Francisco.
- Amy Irving

San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital,
vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy,
as well as open space in the city.
- Gavin Newsom

I had no idea where these kids at a small private college
in the San Fernando Valley were coming from,
why they were coming to hear me, or what they needed to know.
- David Antin

Those who survived the San Francisco earthquake said,
'Thank God, I'm still alive.' But, of course,
those who died, their lives will never be the same again.
- Barbara Boxer

The past nine years in San Diego have represented such a period of questioning.
- Brian Ferneyhough

We are selected, but I grew up in California and in
San Francisco and there was a system of electing judges.
- Stephen Breyer

San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world,
a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate.
- Gavin Newsom

Historically, San Franciscans have not valued street
trees as much as other communities have.
- Gavin Newsom

Usually I'll go to San Diego to hang out with my parents if I want to unwind.
- Mario Lopez

I found that part of it towards San Salvador extending
from north to south five leagues,
and the other side which we coasted along,
ran from east to west more than ten leagues.
- Christopher Columbus

Back in the 60s, San Francisco artists lived in communes.
- Gedde Watanabe

I was born in Panama, the Republic of Panama,
on July 16, 1948 in Panama City, in an area called San Felipe.
- Ruben Blades

Here are also the two vessels, but the San Carlos without sailors,
all having died of the scurvy, except two.
- Junipero Serra

But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear.
- Gavin Newsom

We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on
top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved.
- John Breaux

We tend to prefer candidates that don't talk about
us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco.
- Sarah Palin

I didn't like Los Angeles very much but I like San Francisco.
- Mick Ralphs

Why can't DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland,
like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale,
and like Chicago O'Hare does with Midway?
- John Ensign

Like I'm in San Diego today and this is my hometown
so I've got a lot of my friends coming and I definitely
want to put on the best show that I can.
- Matt Cameron

Nothing important has ever come out of San Francisco,
Rice-a-Roni aside.
- Michael O'Donoghue


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