Quotations About / On: CRAZY

  • 31.
    Ellen, I was crazy to read your book; but I never found anybody I could borrow it from!
    (Anonymous Woman (c. 1870-?), friend of American novelist Ellen Glasgow (1873-1945). As quoted in The Woman Within, ch. 18 (1954). Said ca. The early 1940s to the distinguished novelist.)
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  • 32.
    Crazy idea. Me laying flowers on the grave of him, after ten years of rememberin' to forget.
    (Philip Klein, Barry Connors, co-scenarist, Dudley Nichols, and John Ford. Hannah Jessop (Henrietta Grosman), Pilgrimage, recalling the she drove from home and into the army (1933). Based on the story "Gold Star Mother" by I.A.R. Wylie.)
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  • 33.
    I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you'll understand that.
    (Julius J. Epstein, U.S. screenwriter, Philip Epstein, screenwriter, Howard Koch, screenwriter, and Michael Curtiz. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), in Casablanca (film), spoken in the final scenes of the film to Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman), departing from Casablanca with her husband (1942).)
  • 34.
    The pure products of America go crazy—mountain folk from Kentucky or the ribbed north end of Jersey with its isolate lakes and valleys, its deaf-mutes, thieves.
    (William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), U.S. poet. "To Elsie," Spring and All (1923).)
  • 35.
    There is considerable danger that a man will be crazy between dinner and supper; but it will not directly answer any good purpose that I know of, and it is just as easy to be sane.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, December 19, 1854, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 242, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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