Talent Development Resources has an interesting write up on how gifted children are sometimes perceived as crazy.

I think society on a whole does not cater to people who are different, and that includes the gifted ones. Society prefers those who just fit into the status quo. But to really be exceptional, we’ve got to risk breaking out of that. To be exceptional, sometimes we have to take the risk of others thinking we’re crazy. Are you willing to take the risk?