quote by James Connolly

We, at least, are not loyal men: we confess to having more respect and honour for the raggedest child of the poorest labourer in Ireland today than for any, even the most virtuous, descendant of the long array of murderers, adulterers and madmen who have sat upon the throne of England.

— James Connolly

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If I sit next to a madman as he drives a car into a group of innocent bystanders, I can't, as a Christian, simply wait for the catastrophe, then comfort the wounded and bury the dead. I must try to wrestle the steering wheel out of the hands of the driver.

I hold a beast, an angel and a madman within me.

Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back

Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.

Look at you, you madman! Screaming you are thirsty and dying in a desert, when all around you there is nothing but water!

A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said wouldn't be a great moral teacher. He'd be either a lunatic on a level with a man who says he's a poached egg or else he'd be the devil of hell. You must make your choice. Either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse.

To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness.

Only a madman or an actor would want to be President of the United States.

There is A madman inside of you Who is always running for office

The madman is a dreamer awake

The writer is the Faust of modern society, the only surviving individualist in a mass age. To his orthodox contemporaries he seems a semi-madman.

True literature can exist only where it is created, not by diligent and trustworthy functionaries, but by madmen, hermits, heretics, dreamers, rebels, and skeptics.

When you live entirely among madmen, it is difficult to know how sane you are.

I have been known as a crank, faddist, madman.

Evidently the reputation is well deserved. For wherever I go, I draw to myself cranks, faddists, and madmen.

One never knows how loyalty is born.

"I can't forget things, or ignore them-bad things that happen," I said.

"I'm a lay-it-all-out person, a dwell-on-it person, an obsess-about-it person. If I hold things in and try to forget or pretend, I become a madman and have panic attacks. I have to talk.

Gonzo . . . acidic hilarity . . . 'The Fun Parts' has fine moments, but it's not the whole Lipsyte story. Read it with 'The Ask' if you really want to know how a mordant jokester with a madman's imagination became a literary rock star.

Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.

I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen.

The real drug is to train like a madman, really like a madman.

I may be a lunatic, but then, wasn't my lunacy caused by a monster that lurks at the bottom of every human mind? Those who call me a madman and spurn me may become lunatics tomorrow. They harbor the same monster.

Bush equals Clinton equals Bush equals Obama equals Clinton.

It's the same policies...immigration policies that may turn us into Europe, where hordes of Islamic madmen are raping, killing, pillaging, defecating in public fountains, harassing private citizens, elderly people - that's what's coming.

On the pavement of my trampled soul the steps of madmen weave the prints of rude crude words.

Anyone who thinks that you can have infinite growth on a planet with finite resources is either a madman or an economist.

The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.

Every lover is, in his heart, a madman, and, in his head, a minstrel.

I love men. I've always been drawn to poets, artists, and madmen. Sometimes all three in one

He who hides his madman, dies voiceless.

The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion.

A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.

There are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the common-sense interpretation of data available to the so-called normal mind. This is one such period, if you haven't noticed already.

Lovers and madmen have such seething brains Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends.

The world is so full of simpletons and madmen, that one need not seek them in a madhouse.

Love is merely a madness; and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do; and the reason why they are not so punish'd and cured is that the lunacy is so ordinary that the whippers are in love too.

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