„With insanity, as with vomit, it is the passerby who receives the inconvenience.“

—  Joe Orton

The Edna Welthorpe letters

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Where ghosts in broad daylight accost the passerby!“

—  Charles Baudelaire, livro Les Fleurs du mal

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„Fortune, who takes care of the insane.“

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„Those who dance appear insane to those who cannot hear the music.“

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„Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.“

—  Ray Bradbury, livro The Golden Apples of the Sun

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„Good painters imitate nature, bad ones vomit it.“

—  Miguel de Cervantes, livro Novelas ejemplares

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„There's vomit on his sweater already — Mom's spaghetti.“

—  Eminem American rapper and actor 1972

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