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George S. Patton
American Army General during World War II 1885-19450
Battle is an orgy of disorder.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC0
Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike.
He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian 1650-17260
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
If we ask a vague question, such as, 'What is poetry?' we expect a vague answer, such as, 'Poetry is the music of words,' or 'Poetry is the linguistic correction of disorder.'
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-19610
In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-18320
It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.
German - Austrian writer 1898-19560
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
English art critic 1819-19000
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
French Emperor 1769-18210
Order marches with weighty and measured strides. Disorder is always in a hurry.
British criticus 1903-19740
Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC0
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
Irish writer and poet 1728-17740
The doctor found, when she was dead, her last disorder mortal.
The human heart likes a little disorder in its geometry.Source: Kapitein Corelli's mandoline (1994) 256
There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.