The longer I live, the more convinced am I that this planet is used by other planets as a lunatic asylum.— George Bernard Shaw
Courageous Lunatic Asylums quotations
The world is becoming like a lunatic asylum run by lunatics.
America is a lunatic asylum.
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
I cannot here avoid giving my most decided sufferage in favour of the moral qualities of maniacs. I have no where met, excepting in romances, with fonder husbands, more affectionate parents, more impassioned . . . than in the lunatic asylum, during their intervals of calmness and reason.
In a face, look for the main light and the main shadow;
the rest will come naturally — it's often not important. And then you must cultivate your memory, because Nature will only provide you with references. Nature is like a warden in a lunatic asylum. It stops you from becoming banal.
It is called in our schools 'beastliness', and this is about the best name for it... should it become a habit it quickly destroys both health and spirits; he becomes feeble in body and mind, and often ends in a lunatic asylum.
The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
Earth is an insane asylum, to which the other planets deport their lunatics.
...it seemed to me I was living in an insane asylum of my own making. I wnt about with all these fantastic figures: centaurs, nymphs, satyrs, gods and goddesses, as though they were patients and I was analyzing them. I read a Greek or Negro myth as if a lunatic were telling me his anamnesis.
I shouldn't make movies anymore. I should go to a lunatic asylum.
Lawsuits generally originate with the obstinate and the ignorant, but they do not end with them; and that lawyer was right who left all his money to the support of an asylum for fools and lunatics, saying that from such he got it, and to such he would bequeath it.
I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum
A man is called a good fellow for doing things which, if done by a woman, would land her in a lunatic asylum.
Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England.
The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
I do not oppose the insane asylum - but I abhor and condemn the cutthroat system that robs man of his reason, drives him to insanity and makes the lunatic asylum an indispensable adjunct to every civilized community.
When a man says that he is perfect already, there is only one of two places for him, and that is heaven or the lunatic asylum.
If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone.
Science is about finding ever better approximations rather than pretending you have already found ultimate truth. A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
I am certain that a Sewing Machine would relieve as much human suffering as a hundred Lunatic Asylums, and possibly a good deal more.
The place where optimism flourishes most is in the lunatic asylum.
There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert.
Such a person would be in the lunatic asylum.
The universities are a sort of lunatic asylum for keeping young men out of mischief.
I become more convinced that beings from other planets are using the Earth as a lunatic asylum
Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.
[My muse] likes to inhabit tea leaves, sunlight filtered through bamboo, melancholy clouds over the Devon coastline, a weedy railroad crossing in the Southern States, bubblegum pop from the sixties, torch songs from the forties, undersea caves where B-movie octopi grapple with men in loincloths, sacred groves of pink anime dryads, Victorian fairy paintings executed by gentlemen in lunatic asylums and so on.
'The Tube' was the first time the plebs had gone on the television.
The lunatics taking over the asylum.
The lunatics have taken over the asylum and we can do anything we want.
The lunatics have taken charge of the asylum.
Most terrorists are false flag terrorists, or are created by our own security services. In the United States, every single terrorist incident we have had has been a false flag, or has been an informant pushed on by the FBI. In fact, we now have citizens taking out restraining orders against FBI informants that are trying to incite terrorism. We've become a lunatic asylum.
Christianity has made more lunatics than it ever provided asylums for.
It seems as though I were in a lunatic asylum, but I am never sure who is the attendant and who the inmate.
When I cease to preach salvation by faith in Jesus put me into a lunatic asylum, for you may be sure that my mind is gone.