Quotes of Bewildered

“ It was five years since I'd won a race, so I was a bit bewildered. ”

- Damon Hill

“ A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim. ”

- William Feather

“ Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. ”

- William Westmoreland

“ When I feel a little confused, the only thing to do is to turn back to the study of nature before launching once again into the subjects closest to heart. ”

- Raoul Dufy

“ The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science. ”

- Erich Fromm

“ Today, if you are not confused, you are not thinking clearly. ”

- Irene Peter

“ May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. ”

- George Carlin

“ Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ Human Love… It is that extra creation that stands hurt and baffled at the place of death. Being human, wanting children and sunlight and breath to go on, forever. ”

- Christopher Leach

“ One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph. ”

- Robert Browning

“ It is good to pray for the repair of mistakes, but praying earlier would keep us from making so many. When puzzled, go to prayer and listen. ”

- J. C. Macaulay

“ History is a confused heap of facts. ”

- Lord Chesterfield

“ Through ignorance of what is good and what is bad, the life of men is greatly perplexed. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Sometimes I'm confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn't obvious. ”

- Michael Stipe

“ A poet is someone who is astonished by everything. ”

- Unknown

“ My heart hath one poor string to stay it by, Which holds but till thy news be uttered, And then all this thou seest is but a clod And module of confounded royalty. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ But Israel shall be saved in the Lord with an everlasting salvation: ye shall be ashamed nor confounded world without end. ”

- Bible

“ Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end. ”

- Jean Paul Richter

“ We only seem to learn from Life that Life doesn't matter so much as it seemed to do — it's not so burningly important, after all, what happens. We crawl, like blinking sea-creatures, out of the Ocean onto a spur of rock, we creep over the promontory bewildered and dazzled and hurting ourselves, then we drop in the ocean on the other side: and the little transit doesn't matter so much. ”

- D. H. Lawrence

“ Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians. ”

- Charles Krauthammer

“ Vanity is a confounded donkey, very apt to put his head between his legs and chuck us over; but pride is a fine horse, that will carry us over the ground, and enable us to distance our fellow travelers. ”

- Frederick Marryat

“ Impartial observers from other planets would consider ours an utterly bizarre enclave if it were populated by birds, defined as flying animals, that nevertheless rarely or never actually flew. They would also be perplexed if they encountered in our seas, lakes, rivers, and ponds, creatures defined as swimmers that never did any swimming… ”

- Steve Allen

“ The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest. ”

- Albert Barnes

“ He's a cancer survivor himself, and he's lost relatives and close friends, like Jim Valvano, to the disease, so I'm not surprised he's gone at this the way he has. He's the captain of this ship, leading the way for the rest of us. ”

- Rick Pitino

“ Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. ”

- Al Capone

“ Strategy is different from other things in that if your mistake the Way even a little, you will become bewildered and fall into bad ways. ”

- Miyamoto Musashi

“ That which seems most feeble and bewildered in you is the strongest and most determined. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Abstract art: a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. ”

- Al Capp

“ No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true. ”

- Nathaniel Hawthorne
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