The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.— Gerald G. Jampolsky
Bumbling Insane World quotations
A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.
I come to present the strong claims of suffering humanity.
I come to place before the Legislature of Massachusetts the condition of the miserable, the desolate, the outcast. I come as the advocate of helpless, forgotten, insane men and women; of beings sunk to a condition from which the unconcerned world would start with real horror.
When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind.
Insanity -- a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
Music drives me insane, the incessant presence of music in my life.
It informs how I see the world; it drives me crazy
Often the biggest dreamers get hurt the most.
They were pure in their insanity and in their isolation. They were living the dream amongst themselves and didn’t realize it. It’s when they invited the public inside their world that everything went wrong.
The world sometimes feels like an insane asylum.
You can decide whether you want to be an inmate or pick up your visitor's badge. You can be in the world but not engage in the melodrama of it; you can become a spiritual being having a human experience thoroughly and fully.
Why should we tolerate a diet of weak poisons, a home in insipid surroundings, a circle of acquaintances who are not quite our enemies, the noise of motors with just enough relief to prevent insanity? Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal?
Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through.
When one has an image about oneself one is surely insane, one lives in a world of illusion.
We will convert the entire world to Islam with our logic.
We are confident that the Islamic logic, culture, and discourse can prove their superiority in all fields over all schools of thought and theories.
If all people learned to think in the non Aristotelian manner of quantum mechanics, the world would change so radically that most of what we call "stupidity" and even a great deal of what we consider "insanity" might disappear, and the "intractable" problems of war, poverty and injustice would suddenly seem a great deal closer to solution.
In a crazy world, it's only your insanity that will keep you sane
Most people live uncomplicated lives.
They have work and quietly rear their children. There is an order and sanity about them that keeps the world going. There is an outer disorder and insanity about my life which makes me a victim. One of the disorders is that they won't give us citizenship here.
When the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity;
since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree.
A person incapable of imaging another world than given to him by his senses would be subhuman, and a person who identifies his imaginary world with the world of sensory fact has become insane.
The more we retreat from the culture at large the more room we will have to carve out lives of meaning, the more we will be able to wall off the flood of illusions disseminated by mass culture and the more we will retain sanity in an insane world.
It's an insane world, and I'm proud to be a part of it.
I mean, I could go ahead and cut my head off in the guillotine, and it looks great, ... Well, now you turn on CNN and guys are really getting their heads cut off. ... As insane as our fantasy world gets, it's nowhere near as scary as reality.
The world powers established this filthy bacteria, the Zionist regime, which is lashing out at the nations in the region like a wild beast.
To a worldly man, a God-intoxicated person will appear mad and he will laugh at him, But to the God-intoxicated man, the worldly appear insane, foolish, misled, blind.
Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair.
The policies being promoted are insane.
.. If you believe energy poverty is a good thing, you should support controls on carbon emissions. But most of the world disagrees with that.
As I walk through This wicked world Searchin' for light in the darkness of insanity, I ask myself Is all hope lost? Is there only pain and hatred, and misery? And each time I feel like this inside, There's one thing I wanna know: What's so funny 'bout Peace, Love, & Understanding?
It is easy to slip into a parallel universe.
There are so many of them: worlds of the insane, the criminal, the crippled, the dying, perhaps of the dead as well. These worlds exist alongside this world and resemble it, but are not in it.
You drive me insane June. You're the scariest, most clever, bravest person I know, and sometimes I can't catch my breath because I'm trying so hard to keep up. There will never be another like you. You realize that, don't you? Billions of people will come and go in this world, but there will never be another like you.
there is still an overwhelming social compulsion-an insanity of consensus, if you will-to get rich from life rather than live richly, to “do well” in the world instead of living well.
We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are.
Sane or insane. Saints or sex addicts. Heroes or victims. Letting history tell us how good or bad we are. Letting our past decide our future. Or we can decide for ourselves. And maybe it's our job to invent something better.
But now that she had achieved knighthood, and thought and acted as she wanted and decided, for one has to act in this way in order to save this world, she neither noticed nor cared that all the people around her thought she was insane.
Insanity has infected all the central banks of the world.
The worldly person is insane from the point of view of the spiritual person.
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
Look, we're all saddled with things that make us better or worse.
This world is a crazy place, and I've chosen to make my work about that insanity.
I'm truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs' death.
The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.