Though This Be madness,

yet there is method in it






Phrases from Shakespeare



Though This Be madness, yet there is method in it



Meaning:

Reason behind apparent folly or disorder.



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Origin:

This line derives from Shakespeare's Hamlet, 1600:

LORD POLONIUS [Aside]:

Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't. Will you walk out of the air, my lord?

The colloquial version is 'there's method in his madness'.
















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