Quotes by chaos

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  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.
  • Steve Martin
    Steve Martin
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician 1945-
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    Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
    Bob Dylan
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    Chaos is a friend of mine.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
    Bruce Schneier
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    Chaos is hard to create, even on the Internet. Here's an example. Go to Amazon.com. Buy a book without using SSL. Watch the total lack of chaos.
    Source: Biancuzzi, Federico (2005)
  • José Saramago
    José Saramago
    Portugese writer 1922-2010
    José Saramago
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    Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
    Henry Miller
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    Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
    Will Durant
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    Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
    Walter Benjamin
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    Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
    David Cronenberg
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    Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning. As a writer he has mastered everything except language.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
    James Thurber
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    Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
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    I would have thought that I would have become one of those parents - just because it's my nature to be such a perfectionist - that anything falling short, I would have seen as a failure. But something has happened to me over the past few years - it's not Zen, believe me, I'm not at all Zen - but I'm so appreciative of even the chaos.
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