4. "I have cultivated my hysteria with pleasure and terror."
- Quote by Charles Baudelaire
5. "McCarthyite hysteria that had enveloped Washington. Equating dissent with disloyalty,"
- Kai Bird, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
7. "Some of the epidemic may overwhelm society as a physical expression of energy hysteria."
- Lynne McTaggart, The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe
8. "One day I shall burst my bud of calm and blossom into hysteria."
- Quote by Christopher Fry
9. "The goal was to have goals, the aim to have aims. This edict came entangled often in hysteria, the embattled hysteria of those whom experience had taught how little antagonism it takes to wreck a life beyond repair."
- Philip Roth, American Pastoral
10. "hysteria—has always been more readily associated with women. The word comes from hyster, Greek for womb. The ancient Greeks believed that hysteria was a condition caused by abnormalities involving the uterus."
- Tracy Wilkinson, The Vatican's Exorcists: Driving Out the Devil in the 21st Century