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We are all born mad. Some remain so.

Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
He is rich who is content with the least; for contentment is the wealth of nature.
The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
Like spring, but it is too young. I like summer, but it is too proud. So I like best of all autumn, because its tone is mellower, its colors are richer, and it is tinged with a little sorrow. Its golden richness speaks not of the innocence of spring, nor the power of summer, but of the mellowness and kindly wisdom of approaching age. It knows the limitations of life and its content.
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
I have cultivated my hysteria with delight and terror. Now I suffer continually from vertigo, and today, 23rd of January, 1862, I have received a singular warning, I have felt the wind of the wing of madness pass over me.
Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility.
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.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
The usefulness of madmen is famous: they demonstrate society's logic flagrantly carried out down to its last scrimshaw scrap.
What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?
The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eyeballs ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.
Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad.
The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed.
No one can transcend their own individuality.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Where there is love there is life.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Be yourself, who else is better qualified?
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.
Cowards can never be moral.
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
Morality is contraband in war.
Singularity shows something wrong in the mind.

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