http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/profiles/nash.htm [Broken]...The disease began to evaporate in the early 1970s and Nash began to gradually to return to his work in mathematics. However, Nash himself associated his madness with his living on an "ultralogical" plane, "breathing air too rare" for most mortals, and if being "cured" meant he could no longer do any original work at that level, then, Nash argued, a remission might not be worthwhile in the end. As John Dryden once put it:
Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
(John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel, 1681) [continued]
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