Order Quotes

Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.

Arthur Helps

Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people in order to betray them.

Joseph Story

Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.

Voltaire

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

C.S. Lewis

Every innovation occasions more harm and and derangement of order by its novelty, than benefit by its abstract utility

Legal Maxim

In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us

Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

Edward De Bono

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.

Thomas A. Edison

In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order

Idi Amin Dada

Despite crime's omnipresence, things work in society, because biology compels it. Order eventually restores itself, by psychic equilibrium.

Camille Paglia

A method that has been often used to reconstruct historical sequences from the purely descriptive material of cultural anthropology is one that may be termed seriation of cultural elements in order of complexity.

Edward Sapir

Human beings perform good karma (deeds) in order to attain success.

Rig Veda

Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. Almost any evil you'd care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work. In order to stop suffering, we have to stop working.

Bob Black

War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune.

Walter Raleigh, Sr.

Order marches with weighty and measured strides; disorder is always in a hurry.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.

Jos

In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you wonít be able to do this.

Willie Mays

Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.

Samuel Beckett

In order to be happy we require all kinds of supports to our self-esteem. We are human beings, therefore human beings are the purpose of god's creation

Bertrand Russell

You must submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy.

John Calvin

The most obvious and condescending tell-tale sign that manipulation is taking place is that no one takes responsibility for the actions of the administration, itís always some other department who is to blame and never the people who have authority, itís always some nameless foot-soldiers, a ìfew bad apples,î when we all know that such excuses donít hold water, we know who gave the order for soldiers to engage in the abhorrent techniques of torture, we know who told subordinates in the corporation(s) to ìfudge the numbersî and ìbe creative,î we know full well who makes these decisions. President Truman said, ìThe buck stops here,î now the buck effectively floats over many people never stopping anywhere, so thereís no one to blame

Teresa Stover

I am kind of a dork. I do not have much game. I am not particularly comfortable in bars or clubs. I much prefer being home playing Scrabble, having dinner with a couple friends, going to see a movie, or losing a whole weekend to Season 14 of Law and Order or The Simpsons.

Wentworth Miller†

Everything has to be pulling weight in a short story for it to be really of the first order.

Tobias Wolff
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