Clinton is a big personality who has led a big life and for some of the media conventional wisdom to boil it down to a view that 'all people are really interested in' are a few moments of madness in the Oval Office gets him the importance of the presidency and the significance of his life all wrong.
The extreme limit of wisdom that's what the public calls madness.
But what is liberty without wisdom and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils for it is folly vice and madness without tuition or restraint.
Excess of grief for the dead is madness for it is an injury to the living and the dead know it not.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
I'll give up this sort of touring madness certainly but music-everything is based on music. No I'll never stop my music.
It seems to me madness to wake up in the morning and do something other than paint considering that one may not wake up the following morning.
Money is our madness our vast collective madness.
Men are so necessarily mad that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.
Marriage is this grand madness and I think if people knew that they would perhaps take it more seriously.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
When love is not madness it is not love.
Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
A leader is one who out of madness or goodness volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The first draught serveth for health the second for pleasure the third for shame and the fourth for madness.
Success can create more madness than happiness.
The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
In a completely sane world madness is the only freedom.
Writing is a form of therapy sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write compose or paint can manage to escape the madness melancholia the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.