Sad Quotes about Confusion
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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
A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred Allen
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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
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
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
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
People look for morals in fiction because there has
always been a confusion between fiction and philosophy.
- John Cheever
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
In the confusion we stay with each other,
happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.
- Walt Whitman
History and experience tell us that moral progress
comes not in comfortable and complacent times,
but out of trial and confusion.
- Gerald R. Ford
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
- Henry Miller
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
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
The use of the polygraph has done little more than create confusion,
ambiguity and mistakes.
- Aldrich Ames
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
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
Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language,
English, which is the language of success in America.
- Ernest Istook
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
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
Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy;
its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific,
- Rudolf Carnap
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
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
It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body
of disaffected people within its confusion.
- Zora Neale Hurston
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
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
- Francis Bacon
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
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
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
Mixed feelings, like mixed drinks, are a confusion to the soul.
- George Carman
I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
- Jack Kerouac
Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and
opinion that appears in the news.
- Marilyn vos Savant
Acting is a form of confusion.
- Tallulah Bankhead
Willingness to change is a strength,
even if it means plunging part of the company into
total confusion for a while.
- Jack Welch
When a man's knowledge is not in order,
the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
- Herbert Spencer
Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead
to confusion and unhappiness.
- James Thurber
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
Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine
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
Confusion makes people uncomfortable.
They can't put their finger on me.
- Lenny Kravitz
I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character.
And I did, and it has caused a great deal of confusion.
- Jeanette Winterson
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
I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion
just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
- Johnny Depp
The thing about democracy, beloveds,
is that it is not neat,
orderly, or quiet.
It requires a certain relish for confusion.
- Molly Ivins
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
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
- George Santayana
She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same
way that a midget is good at being short.
- Clive James
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
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
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
Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion,
let the artist be truly taciturn.
- Paul Klee
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
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
The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
- James Agee
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
Political and social events must also be effective,
but not in a very obvious fashion.
But political confusion and prolonged peace undoubtedly
affect creative thought but whether they respectively
hinder or help it is not at all certain.
- John Desmond Bernal
Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period
of my life was not of reckless drug use,
hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion,
of a little experimentation of a darker side of my
confusion in a confusing world,
lost in the midst of finding my identity.
- Jennifer Capriati
On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray,
Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures,
will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly
to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
- Charles Babbage
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
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.
- Rene Daumal
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
The Lord Jesus will be revealed mightily,
and will make bare his holy Arm, as well in the confusion of Antichrist,
as in the conversion of the Jews, before the last judgment,
and the end of all things.
- George Gillespie
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 Grant
The interval between the decay of the old and the formation
and establishment of the new constitutes a period of
transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty,
confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.
- John C. Calhoun
All comparisons between America's current place in
the world and anything legitimately called an empire
in the past reveal ignorance and confusion about any
reasonable meaning of the concept empire,
especially the comparison with the Roman Empire.
- Donald Kagan
Towards four o'clock, the rebels felt strong enough to take the offensive.
A brigade with a battery under Earle managed to strike
the Federal right on the flank and rear and throw it into utter confusion,
which spread rapidly along the whole front.
Now came the disastrous end.
- Henry Villard
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