Quotations About / On: CHAOS

  • 1.
    I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
    (Septima Clark (1898-1987), African American civil rights activist. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989). Clark, a native of South Carolina, said this in 1986.)
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  • 2.
    Order is violent, chaos is peaceful.
    (Paul Vagnarelli)
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  • 3.
    To know the past is to avoid the chaos.
    (avoiding chaos)
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  • 4.
    Because it can not perceive it, the current mind does not like chaos.
    (Paul Vagnarelli)
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  • 5.
    Inconsistency is the most consistent cause of chaos.
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  • 6.
    Chaos is as unnerving as order is settling.
    (Walterrean Salley February 2007)
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  • 7.
    Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
    (Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. The Education of Henry Adams, ch. 16 (1907).)
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  • 8.
    In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
    (Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. "Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious," vol. 9, pt. 1, Collected Works, ed. William McGuire (1959).)
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  • 9.
    Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos.
    (Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "English Lit." Stately as a Galleon (1978).)
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  • 10.
    Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
    (Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In Illuminations, ed. Hannah Arendt (1968). Unpacking My Library (1931).)
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