"Men, it has been well said, think in herds..."
Charles Mackay (1814-1889) Scottish poet, journalist, author, anthologist, novelist, and songwriter. His farsighted book Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology and panic.
mad (adjective): mentally ill, insane
recover (verb): find again; regain possession of
senses (noun): sanity; ability to think rationally
Contributor: Josef Essberger