Emily Dickinson Quote

Much madness is divinest sense—
To a discerning eye—
Much sense—the starkest madness—
'Tis the majority
In this, as all, prevail—
Assent—and you are sane—
Demur—you're straightway dangerous—
And handled with a chain.


poem no. 435, c. 1862

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