Quotes by confusion

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  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
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    It is better to live on the house top
    than to live in a house full of confusion
    Source: Song Lyrics Running Away, from the album Kaya
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
    Polish-born Swiss psychologist 1923-2010
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    It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
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    It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Let nothing be called natural
    In an age of bloody confusion,
    Ordered disorder, planned caprice,
    And dehumanized humanity, lest all things
    Be held unalterable!
    Source: The Exception and the Rule
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
    American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
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    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.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age.
  • Abraham Pais
    Abraham Pais
    Dutch-American physicist 1918-2000
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    Progress leads to confusion leads to progress and on and on without respite. Every one of the many major advances - created sooner or later, more often sooner, new problems. These confusions, never twice the same, are not to be deplored. Rather, those who participate experience them as a privilege.
    Source: Inward Bound: Of Matter and Forces in the Physical World (1988)
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
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    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.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
    Robert Burton
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    The devil is the author of confusion.
  • Doris Lessing
    Doris Lessing
    British novelist 1919-
    Doris Lessing
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    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.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    The multitude which is not brought to act as a unity, is confusion. That unity which has not its origin in the multitude is tyranny.
  • Basil Bunting
    Basil Bunting
    British poet 1900-1985
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    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.
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