Order Quotes

The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.

Lao Tzu

Good order is the foundation of all good things.

Edmund Burke

Order is to arrangement what the soul is to the body, and what mind is to matter.

Joseph Joubert

Chaos and Order are not enemies, only opposites.

Richard Garriott

We have art in order not to die of the truth.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is best to do things systematically, since we are only humans, and disorder is our worst enemy.


Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the State. As the beams to a house, as the bones to the microcosm of man, so is order to all things.

Robert Southey

Let all things be done decently and in order.


Order is the law of all intelligible existence.

John Stuart Blackie

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

A. A. Milne

Fretfulness of temper will generally characterize those who are negligent of order.

Hugh Blair

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Gustave Flaubert

The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.

Molly Ivins

What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos.

Kerry Thornley

Order is Heaven's first law; and this confess, Some are and must be greater than the rest.

Alexander Pope

As order is heavenly, where quiet is had, So error is hell, or a mischief as bad.

Thomas Tusser

Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.

Yehudi Menuhin

The highest order of mind is accused of folly, as well as the lowest. Nothing is thoroughly approved but mediocrity. The majority has established this, and it fixes its fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way.

Blaise Pascal

Poetry: the best words in the best order

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.

Alfred North Whitehead

For the world was built in order Around the atoms march in tune; Rhyme the pipe, and Time the warder, The sun obeys them, and the moon.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.

Virginia Woolf

For in order to avoid having to deal with relative values, he had long since come to deny all purpose to the phenomenon of existence it was more expedient and comforting.

Paul Bowles

In order not to be astonished at obtaining victories, one ought not to think only of defeats.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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