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Confusion Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Confusion

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In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It turns denial into acceptance,
chaos to order, confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast,
a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Gratitude makes sense of our past,
brings peace for today,
and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred Allen

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A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion,
who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement,
who can tolerate not knowing...
not healing, not curing...
that is a friend who cares.
- Henri Nouwen

The great secret that all old people share is that
you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years.
Your body changes, but you don't change at all.
And that, of course, causes great confusion.
- Doris Lessing


 

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
- Albert Einstein

I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation
of confusion, misery and death...
I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
- Anne Frank

I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion
just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
- Johnny Depp

Confusion makes people uncomfortable.
They can't put their finger on me.
- Lenny Kravitz

I don't know how many sacred cows there are today.
I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor.
That's kind of regrettable.
- Bob Newhart

I feel very comfortable with the way I look,
and I feel very comfortable with the kind of confusion
that it creates in people's minds.
- Brian Molko

Willingness to change is a strength,
even if it means plunging part of the company into
total confusion for a while.
- Jack Welch

And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent
because there are those who must always cause confusion
so that we do not keep these natural resources.
- Miriam Makeba

It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body
of disaffected people within its confusion.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Gandhi has asked that the British Government should
walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle
differences among themselves,
even if it means chaos and confusion.
- Stafford Cripps

Tis this desire of bending all things to our own purposes
which turns them into confusion and is the chief source
of every error in our lives.
- Sarah Fielding

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
- Jack Kerouac

When a man's knowledge is not in order,
the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
- Herbert Spencer

I'm 16 now, I was 15 when it happened...
and the encryption code wasn't in fact written by me,
but written by the German member.
There seems to be a bit of confusion about that part.
- Jon Johansen

Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
- Francis Bacon

Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience,
and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.
- Thomas S. Monson

When you face the perils of weariness,
carelessness, and confusion, don't pray for an easier life.
Pray instead to be a stronger man or woman of God.
- Luis Palau

As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken.
Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities,
which may seem a freedom or a confusion.
- Jasper Johns

At one of the annual conventions of the American Society
for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society
for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel.
- Rudolf Arnheim

There was a time I could have been mistaken for Burt Reynolds.
I had a moustache and so did he.
But he was the number one star in the world,
so there wasn't really much confusion.
- Tom Selleck

Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy;
its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific,
pseudo problems.
- Rudolf Carnap

The thing about democracy, beloveds,
is that it is not neat,
orderly, or quiet.
It requires a certain relish for confusion.
- Molly Ivins

History and experience tell us that moral progress
comes not in comfortable and complacent times,
but out of trial and confusion.
- Gerald R. Ford

I think this confusion leads intellectuals and artists
themselves to believe that the elite arts and humanities are a kind of higher,
exalted form of human endeavor.
- Steven Pinker

It has not been an easy cross to bear.
It has caused considerable confusion.
My husband constantly complained about the awkwardness
of being married to a woman whom he called Sister.
- Sister Parish

Family traditions counter alienation and confusion.
They help us define who we are; they provide something steady,
reliable and safe in a confusing world.
- Susan Lieberman

In the confusion we stay with each other,
happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.
- Walt Whitman

It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion -
something that has always been disputed by the most
respected schools of thought.
- Alice Miller

She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same
way that a midget is good at being short.
- Clive James

The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion
of what we call human life -
to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility,
scope, even dignity.
- Archibald MacLeish

Furthermore, America suffers not only from a lack of standards,
but also not infrequently from a confusion or an inversion of standards.
- Irving Babbitt

Acting is a form of confusion.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead
to confusion and unhappiness.
- James Thurber

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
- Henry Miller

Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled,
stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled,
Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.
- John Milton

The use of the polygraph has done little more than create confusion,
ambiguity and mistakes.
- Aldrich Ames

Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language,
English, which is the language of success in America.
- Ernest Istook

Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and
opinion that appears in the news.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
- James Agee

Mixed feelings, like mixed drinks, are a confusion to the soul.
- George Carman

Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this:
we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.
- Bob Dole

For the record, I am not an admitted homosexual,
nor am I a homosexual, though I do know the lyrics
to every show tune ever written,
which might perhaps account for the confusion.
- John Podhoretz

Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion,
let the artist be truly taciturn.
- Paul Klee

People look for morals in fiction because there has
always been a confusion between fiction and philosophy.
- John Cheever

I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech,
adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices.
What role does silence have in all this noise?
- Federico Fellini

It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned,
there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice
in the administration of the State governments.
- William H. Wharton

A superstition which pretends to be scientific creates
a much greater confusion of thought than one which
contents itself with simple popular practices.
- Johan Huizinga

Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion
gives you more control over your life.
Personal organization some how releases or frees you
to operate more effectively.
- Larry King

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems,
in my opinion, to characterize our age.
- Albert Einstein

One is that that's the way we started and we thought
there would be more value and less confusion if the
business model was just based on delivering news that's of value to Web sites.
- Jay Chiat

I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character.
And I did, and it has caused a great deal of confusion.
- Jeanette Winterson

Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
- George Santayana

The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion;
and the confusion is infectious and destructive.
It is confusing and destructive to try and explain
anything in terms of anything else,
poetry in terms of psychology.
- Basil Bunting

The figure a poem makes.
It begins in delight and ends in wisdom...
in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification,
such as sects and cults are founded on,
but in a momentary stay against confusion.
- Robert Frost

My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today,
perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy.
But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary,
no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
- Anne Stevenson

Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen
for the attitude of domination and craving for power
that are in the heart of almost everyone.
Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate,
wars and class antagonisms.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature
either beauty or deformity,
order or confusion.
Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly,
well-ordered or confused.
- Baruch Spinoza

Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally
occupies a higher plane that mere politics.
Great writers can express moods through melody and
capture experiences we share most powerfully -
love,
lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph,
yearning and confusion.
- Tony Snow

Human life itself may be almost pure chaos,
but the work of the artist is to take these handfuls
of confusion and disparate things,
things that seem to be irreconcilable,
and put them together in a frame to give them some
kind of shape and meaning.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds.
The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace.
The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
- Charles Caleb Colton

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise,
not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation,
not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the
downright ignorance of the nature of coin,
credit and circulation.
- John Adams

There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West
that equates progress to whatever is recent or whatever is new,
and it is time we understood that progress has nothing
to do with the chronology of an idea.
- Barbara Amiel

In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion,
another vice of beauty.
In things that are not seen at once,
and have no respect one to another,
great variety is commendable, provided this variety
transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.
- Christopher Wren


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