The scientists from Franklin to Morse were clear thinkers and did not produce erroneous theories. The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Radio Power Will Revolutionize the World
One of the requisites of sanity is to disagree with the majority of the British public.
Finally, I would like to assure my many Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, and Muslim friends that I am sincerely happy that the religion which Chance has given you has contributed to your peace of mind (and often, as Western medical science now reluctantly admits, to your physical well-being). Perhaps it is better to be un-sane and happy, than sane and un-happy. But it is the best of all to be sane and happy. Whether our descendants can achieve that goal will be the greatest challenge of the future. Indeed, it may well decide whether we have any future.
3001: A Space Odyssey
Sanity is not statistical.
The ego represents what we call reason and sanity, in contrast to the id which contains the passions.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
To be able to forget means sanity.
The Star Rover
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Picture of Dorian Gray
How To Stop Worrying And Start Living
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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