Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Well, the family always was bright, and brightness, as you know, decays brilliantly. Madness is the most shining way. (220.127.116.11)
"We were talking about your childhood," said Glinda.
"Well, that's it, that's all part of it. You can't divorce your particulars from politics," Elphaba said. (18.104.22.168-10)
"So, my dear, you don't care where he is, or what happens to him now?"
"How can you say that?" She sat up, steaming. "I love the mad old tunnel-visioned bastard. He really believed in what he preached." (3.6.11-12)