Quotes of Chaos

“ Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is. ”

- Steve Martin

“ I have a great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. ”

- Septima Poinsette Clark

“ Chaos is the score upon which reality is written. ”

- Henry Miller

“ Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. ”

- George Santayana

“ Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. ”

- Henry Brooks Adams

“ In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order. ”

- Carl Jung

“ Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos! is restored; dies before thy uncreating word: thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; and universal darkness buries all. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people. ”

- Lord Byron

“ We live in a rainbow of chaos. ”

- Paul Cezanne

“ Chaos is a friend of mine. ”

- Bob Dylan

“ One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery. ”

- Otto Weininger

“ The facts of the present won't sit still for a portrait. They are constantly vibrating, full of clutter and confusion. ”

- Macneile Dixon

“ At times our lives seem like that of a tranquil island in a sea of chaos. The battle is to keep this sea of chaos at bay and not let it wash us away into utter chaos. ”

- Sanjeeva Ananthan

“ Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos. ”

- Frank Herbert

“ Whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. ”

- Septima Poinsette Clark

“ The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ Pandemonium did not reign; it poured. ”

- John Hendrick Bangs

“ Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting. ”

- Alan Dean Foster

“ A life lived in chaos is an impossibility… ”

- Madeleine L’Engle

“ Sport is imposing order on what was chaos. ”

- Anthony Starr

“ What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos. ”

- Kerry Thornley

“ Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd. ”

- From the I Ching

“ When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos. ”

- Edith Hamilton

“ The overman…Who has organized the chaos of his passions, given style to his character, and become creative. Aware of life's terrors, he affirms life without resentment. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We adore chaos because we love to produce order. ”

- M. C. Escher

“ Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos. ”

- Archbishop Ireland

“ Too little liberty brings stagnation and too much brings chaos. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos. ”

- Will Durant
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