Confusion Related Quotes



“The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that assumed the splendour of wealth only to obtain the privilege of trading with the stock of other men, and of contracting debts which nothing but lucky casu”

Samuel Johnson


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“Human life itself may be almost pure chaos, but the work of the artist is to take these handfuls of confusion and disparate things, things that seem to be irreconcilable, and put them together in a frame to give them some kind of shape and meaning.”

Katherine Anne Porter


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If you have never been at sea in a heavy gale, you can form no idea of the confusion of mind occasioned by wind and spry together. They blind, deafen, and strangle you, and take away all power of action or reflection.

Edgar Allan Poe


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“There was a depth of ... confusion that we weren't expecting. I think people take their freedoms for granted. Bottom line.”

Dave Anderson


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Confusion is what we're living with - not being able to make sense of what's happening to us from day to day. Whereas making sense is what we're aiming for - making sense.

Paul Muldoon


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I hope he has them chasing blue squirrels all day!" Graystripe hissed to Fireheart as they headed toward the corner where a few pieces of fresh-kill remained from last night. "But there aren't any blue squirrels," Fireheart mewed in confusion. Precisely!" Graystripe's amber eyes gleamed.

Erin Hunter


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“There was a call made (by the umpires) to go over what happened, to make sure there was no confusion. There's nothing to it. Hoffman got the best of me.”

Clint Barmes


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The world so quickly adjusts itself after any loss, that the return of the departed would nearly always throw it, even the circle most interested, into confusion.

Charles Dudley Warner


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“Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood”

Henry Miller


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If seeing that other person's pain brings up your fear or anger or confusion (which often happens), just start doing tonglen for yourself and all the other people who are stuck in the very same way.

Pema Chodron


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