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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness


Seneca

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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
SENECA (SENECA THE ELDER)
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
SENECA
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. [Lat., Nihil aliud est ebrietas quam voluntaria insa...
SENECA LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness. [Lat., Nihil aliud est ebrietas quam voluntaria insa...
SENECA (LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA)
Addiction is nothing but voluntary madness.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
Drunkenness is simply voluntary insanity
SENECA
All belief is a form of voluntary madness.
MARTY RUBIN
They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
When love is not madness, it is not love.
PEDRO CALDERON DE LA BARCA
Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
BISHOP ROBERT SOUTH
Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
ROBERT SOUTH
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
DEAN MARTIN
Madness is confusion of levels of fact. . . . Madness is not seeing visions but confusing levels.
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
Madness is confusion of levels of fact. . . . Madness is not seeing visions but confusing levels.
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
To commit suicide is easy. To live without a god is more difficult. The drunkenness of triumph is gr...
ANAïS NIN
There is a drunkenness to grief, which is good.
MIKE MILLS
Seneca Wallace is a good player. He just hasn't played.
MIKE HOLMGREN
It is a madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because in herself she is nothing, but is ru...
JOHN DRYDEN
What sobriety conceals, drunkenness reveals.
ANONYMOUS
Life is a voluntary act.
JOHN KOVACICH
Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
JOHN RUSSELL
There is a madness that is joy, and there is a madness that is just madness.
MARTY RUBIN
What soberness conceals, Drunkenness reveals
PROVERB
What soberness conceals, Drunkenness reveals
PROVERB
You've taken the Seneca Valley taxpayers for roughly $320,000.
TOM ROTH
When I started this, it was municipal all the way. I had no hint that the Seneca Nation would be int...
MICHAEL DOWD
I assure you, my friends, I am cone sold stober.
DIANA WYNNE JONES
Jem is nothing but goodness. That he struck you last night only shows how capable you are of driving...
CASSANDRA CLARE
Ignorance is a voluntary misfortune.
NICHOLAS LING
My eyes hurt... but there is something more... I can't stop listening to horror.... now I am going t...
DEYTH BANGER
Flirting with madness is one thing. But when madness starts flirting back, its time to call the whol...
ROHINTON MISTRY
Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame. Seneca -Benjamin Franklin.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Carl Junction and Seneca is a big rivalry. I quickly found that out.
BRAD SHORTER
Ignorance is a voluntary misfortune
NICHOLAS LING
Thirst is the end of drinking and sorrow is the end of drunkenness.
IRISH PROVERB
Now Ireland has her madness and her weather still, For poetry makes nothing happen
W. H. AUDEN
Did I do anything last night that suggested I was sane?
TERRY PRATCHETT
If his drunkenness had legs, it would be Alexander the Great and conquer the known world. Then it wo...
RICHARD KADREY
Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
DAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
D. H. LAWRENCE
I guess this is a bad time to mention I hung a dummy and painted Seneca Crane's name on it...
SUZANNE COLLINS
Whiskey claims to itself alone the exclusive office of sot-making.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
I am tough for a reason and it is to fucking destroy the music. I dance hard.
HANNAH MOSKOWITZ
voluntary and not coerced.
FLOYD ABRAMS
I begin by imagining
The impossible
And end by accomplishing
The impossible.
SRI CHINMOY
“To become something is voluntary. To live is compulsory ”
DR. SHAILESH THAKER
Incest is a voluntary act on the woman's part
CHARLES RICE
You can't put just anybody back there and simulate what Mike can do. With Seneca here, he's really g...
ROCKY BERNARD
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
CHINESE PROVERBS
The best cure for drunkenness is whilst sober, to observe a drunken person
CHINESE PROVERBS
It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary associatio...
HANNAH ARENDT
He calls drunkenness an expression identical with ruin.
LAERTIUS DIOGENES
Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.
LINCOLN STEFFENS
Love is madness, and madness is pain. So please; drive me insane with pain.
ENRIQUE VEGA
A man who suffers or stresses before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary. Kim, Age 11 -...
SENECA
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled...
JOHN DRYDEN
Love is madness, and madness is pain. So please; drive me insane with pain.
ENRIQUE VEGA
Madness breeds madness.
DAN BROWN
He may be mad, but there's method in his madness. There nearly always is method in madness. It's wha...
G.K. CHESTERTON
What do you think the world is if not just an endless parade of madness? To make war is madness. To ...
ANTHONY RYAN
Drunkenness is when the tongue walks on stilts and reason goes forward under half a sail.
MARTIN LUTHER
We had the right game plan, but our execution had flaws in it at times. (Seneca) is such a good defe...
NATE SPRIGGS
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
JANE AUSTEN
Incest is a voluntary act on the woman's part
CHARLES RICE
Nothing is impossible on 'Game of Thrones.'
FAYE MARSAY
With love and patience, nothing is impossible.
DAISAKU IKEDA
There is no voluntary HAZMAT team in Utah,
ROBERT WELCH
He may be mad, but there's method in his madness. There nearly always is method in madness. It's wha...
G. K. CHESTERTON
Madness is rare in individuals, but in groups, parties, nations and ages is it the rule
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Madness is something rare in individuals -- but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
It is true: we love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
...
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
JOHN HEYWOOD
Love is merely madness...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Love is merely madness...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Madness is witlessness’s.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting e...
SENECA (SENECA THE ELDER)
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting e...
LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA
My lips got lost on the way to the kiss -
that's how drunk I
was.
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
Weary looked at him and shook his head and put the tailgate up and drove down the gravel towards the...
JAMES JONES
Could man be drunk for ever
      With liquor, love, or fights,
Lief should I rouse at ...
A.E. HOUSMAN
No, Lord Maccon was riproaring, tumble down, without a doubt, pickled beyond the gherkin.
GAIL CARRIGER
Intoxicated? The word did not express it by a mile. He was oiled, boiled, fried, plastered, whiffled...
P.G. WODEHOUSE
Philanthropy should be voluntary.
BILL GATES
If anybody can do it, Seneca can. Without question, Michael Vick is the best athlete in the NFL.
GRANT WISTROM
Anger is short madness
HORACE
The madness of faith is a very different thing from the madness of Enlightenment Reason.
ADAM ROBERTS
Petty deviance is encouraged
JKRAK
Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness that it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessa...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Much Madness is divinest Sense -- to a discerning Eye -- much Sense -- the starkest Madness --
EMILY DICKINSON
True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is a...
PETRARCH
True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is a...
FRANCESCO PETRARCH
Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness that it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessa...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
Much Madness is divinest Sense - To a discerning Eye - Much Sense - the starkest Madness
EMILY DICKINSON
What is madness but nobility of soul. At odds with circumstance?
THEODORE ROETHKE
All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
CHRISTOPHER MORLEY
All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful, but the beauty is grim.
CHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Fashion is all about madness.
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