Confusion Quotes

Sometimes I'm confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn't obvious...

Michael Stipe

Confusion now hath made his masterpiece!

William Shakespeare

Never confuse motion with action.

Benjamin Franklin

If you can't convince 'em, confuse 'em.

Harry S Truman

Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Today, if you are not confused, you are just not thinking clearly.

U. Peter

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

Henry Miller

Confusion is an often too subtle sign of paranoia.

Anne Austin

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

The multitude which does not reduce itself to unity is confusion.

Blaise Pascal

Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion.

Sir Francis Bacon

If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.

Larry Leissner

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.

Albert Einstein

I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.

Robert Frost

If I look confused it's because I'm thinking.

Samuel Goldwyn

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.

Albert Einstein

Half the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

Civil confusions often spring from trifles but decide great issues.

Aristotle

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.

Jack Kerouac

If you can't convince them, confuse them."

Harry Truman

In the greatest confusion there is still an open channel to the soul. It may be difficult to find because by midlife it is overgrown, and some of the wildest thickets that surround it grow out of what we describe as our education. But the channel is always there, and it is our business to keep it open, to have access to the deepest part of ourselves.

Saul Bellow

I felt ill at ease with all this air about me, lost before the confusion of innumerable prospects.

Samuel Beckett

Small creatures die because larger creatures are hungry. How superior to this human confusion of greed and creed, blood and fire.

Wendell Berry

My narrative may be invaded by inaccuracy and confusion; but if I live no longer, I will, at least, live to complete it. What but ambiguities, abruptnesses, and dark transitions, can be expected from the historian who is, at the same time, the sufferer of these disasters?

Charles Brockden Brown

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Updated On : October 15, 2013
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