Normalcy is simply an invented measurement by society largely to make its members conform to expectations…if we don’t meet normalcy standards we are often considered abnormal or a misfit….but being “outside the box” can be a source of freedom and creativity …unfortunately if we make excessive efforts beyond our ability to meet expectations,it can be a source of deep despair.

“A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?” ~Albert Einstein

In a mad world, only the mad are sane. ~ Akira Kurosawa

There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.~ Aristole

I’m a nut, but not just a nut. ~ Bill Murray

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom! ~ J G Ballard

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. ~ Bruce Feirstein

Insanity doesn’t run in my family. It gallops. ~ Cary Grant

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

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

I wouldn’t recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they’ve always worked for me. ~ Hunter S. Thompson

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people. ~ Isaac Newton

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

There is a pleasure, sure, In being mad, which none but madmen know! ~ John Dryden

Everything great in the world is done by neurotics; they alone founded our religions and created our masterpieces. ~Marcel Proust

When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. ~ Mark Twain

Insanity destroys reason, but not wit. ~ Nathaniel Emmons


2 Responses

  1. “We have to learn to be our own best friend because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemy.” ~Roderick Thorp

  2. it seems that we all have to go through this times when others try to put us down for whatever reasons. Doubting our own worth. I am thankful for rising above this psychological trap and freeing myself from others’ opinions and discovering my own self appreciation. Love thy self!
    Acknowledge your being.

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