Quotes by confusion

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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Confusion now hath made his masterpiece!
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    A lot of spiritual gains come through pain, hurt, struggle, confusion and disappointment.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Andrew Cohen
    Andrew Cohen
    American spiritual teacher 1955-
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    Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self-doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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    At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don't practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us - and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (1995)
  • Anne Grant
    Anne Grant
    Scottish poet and author 1755-1838
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    Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a "map" for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    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.
  • Barry Hannah
    Barry Hannah
    American novelist 1942-2010
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    I'll tell you why I like writing: it's just jumping into a pool. I get myself into a kind of trance. I engage the world, but it's also wonderful to just escape. I try to find the purities out of the confusion. It's pretty old-fashioned, but it's fun.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    In a soldier's stance, I aimed my hand at the mongrel dogs who teach
    Fearing not that I'd become my enemy in the instance that I preached
    My existence led by confusion boats, mutiny from stern to bow.
    Source: Another Side of Bob Dylan (1964)
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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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.
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