Look at me. I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
— Groucho Marx

extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.
Friedrich Nietzsche extreme quote

Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.
— John Updike

Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
— Bertrand Russell

The extreme limit of wisdom --that's what the public calls madness.
— extreme quotation by Jean Cocteau