So why are he and his family—nice, sane people—willing to spend months on the campaign trail?
In deciding not to run in 2012, Mitch Daniels took the sane route when confronted with a crazy presidential campaign process.
Yet this is hardly an issue any sane politician—outside New York anyway—wants to run with.
You have to be a little crazy to run for president, and he just seemed, well, sane.
How about a novel approach that simply finds a sane way to stop the bleeding?
For which sane word, if not for all the pages of his poem, we may feel gratefully towards the writer.
"They're the only sane folks I've met among your friends," he had told his grandson.
Where amid this crazy dance of self-contradictory fanatics and fools was a sane man to find a place on which to stand?
In his sane moments he did not care a fig for anybody's birthday.
She was cheerful as well as sympathetic; she was sane beyond most young girls in her management of menmany men.
1721, back-formation from sanity or else from Latin sanus "sound, healthy," in figurative or transferred use, "of sound mind, rational, sane," also, of style, "correct;" of uncertain origin. Used earlier, of the body, with the sense of "healthy" (1620s). Related: Sanely.
Of sound mind; mentally healthy.