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Its rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to des
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"It's rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to describe them as bipolar. Whether it's Hemingway, Van Gogh... Robert Schumann has been mentioned... Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath... some of them with rather grim ends"

- Stephen Fry

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This quote by Stephen Fry speaks to the concept that much of the world's most popular and prominent figures have actually been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. He mentions Ernest Hemingway, Vincent Van Gogh, Robert Schumann, Virginia Woolf, and Sylvia Plath as examples of people who have actually shown signs of bipolar disorder. Fry's quote is a reminder that even those with mental disorder can achieve success. It is also a reminder of the tragic endings that a few of these figures faced due to their mental disorder. Fry's quote is a reminder that mental illness ought to not be stigmatized, but rather, need to be viewed as a part of the human experience. It is a pointer that those with mental illness can still lead significant and successful lives.

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United Kingdom Flag This quote is written / told by Stephen Fry somewhere between August 24, 1957 and today. He/she was a famous Comedian from United Kingdom. The author also have 34 other quotes.

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