Disorder Quotes

Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.

Plato

If one looks with a cold eye at the mess man has made of history, it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that he has been afflicted by some built-in mental disorder which drives him towards self-destruction.

Arthur Koestler

Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but donít let them take you ALIVE.

Sid Vicious

Optimism is a psychological disorder exhibited by those out of touch with reality.

Oliver Pell

Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing.

Ambrose Bierce

Louisiana has [no] monopoly on rogues, rapscallions, shakedowns and kickbacks. Nor is it the only place where a few officials have endeared themselves to the electorate by means of the utter disorder of their private lives.

Jon Nordheimer

I like ideas about the breaking away or overthrowing of established order. I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that seems to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road towards freedom - external freedom is a way to bring about internal freedom.

Jim Morrison

I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder , chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom... Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical.

Jim Morrison

The human story does not always unfold like a mathematical calculation on the principle that two and two make four. Sometimes in life they make five or minus three; and sometimes the blackboard topples down in the middle of the sum and leaves the class in disorder and the pedagogue with a black eye.

Winston Churchill

When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests.

J. William Fulbright

When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.

Gerard De Nerval

When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.

John Woolman

Well, Italy had been overrun by the War, there had practically been civil war, north and south of the Gothic Line, heavy bombing, the northern industrial cities had been bombed heavily and we had political disorder before 1948.

Gianni Agnelli

Today a racist is synonymous with race hatred. Hating someone is a pretty unpleasant thing and few people are capable of hating others. Long-term hatred is a pathological disorder.

Steve Blake

There's a certain amount of disorder that has to be reorganized.

William Paley

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.

Jane Jacobs

The Iliad is the private lives of people thrown into disorder by history.

Raymond Queneau

Perfectly ordered disorder designed with a helter-skelter magnificence.

Emily Carr

Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.

Cyril Connolly

No one will expect the British Government or the Government of India to give way to threats of violence, disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned us that we must not do so.

Stafford Cripps

Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.

Paul Ricoeur

My significant other right now is myself, which is what happens when you suffer from multiple personality disorder and self-obsession.

Joaquin Phoenix

My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption; and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand: yet blessed be God, I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary, at times much delighted with a view of its approach.

David Brainerd

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.

John Ruskin

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