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Confusion In Feeling Quotes


"Life is a series of embarrassing moments which leave you feeling alone in your confusion and shame" - Miranda Hart

"... the first step of the terrible journey toward feeling somebody should act, that ends in utter confusion and hopelessness, east of the sun and west of the moon." - John Ashbery

"I have to move away from organized religion. The toxic confusion and anger I was feeling in church had become too great." - Anne Rice

"Believing in gods always causes confusion." - Pearl S Buck

"For every moment of truth, there's confusion in life" - Ronnie James Dio

"The little waiter's eyebrows wandered about his forehead in confusion." - Douglas Adams

"Being in darkness and confusion is interesting to me." - David Lynch

"To suffer one's confusion is the first step in healing." - Robert A. Johnson

"Every path to a new understanding begins in confusion..." - Mason Cooley

"In general confusion youth recognizes itself and rejoices." - Italo Calvino

"Confusion is better than stupid conclusions. In confusion, there is still a possibility. In stupid conclusion, there is no possibility." - Jaggi Vasudev

"When you are thinking about something you don't understand you have a terrible, uncomfortable feeling called confusion. The confusion is, because we are all some kind of apes that are kind of stupid trying to figure out how to put two sticks together to reach the banana, and we can't quite make it. So I always feel stupid. Once in a while, I put the two sticks together, and I reach the banana." - Richard P Feynman

"Liberty, when it degrades into licentiousness, begets confusion, and frequently ends in tyranny or some woeful confusion." - George Washington

"A sort of fearlessness - the notion that a person could be comfortable with (even interested in) whatever arises. I sure can't do it, but I think all of us have had little glimpse of that power, often when we are really actively loving someone or something and feel that little eradication of self that happens when we are engaged in feeling protective or especially fond of someone else. I associate that feeling with a corresponding clarity of purpose and a disappearance of confusion." - George Saunders

"But how to do feelings? All very well to write "She felt sad", or describe what a sad person might do, but what of sadness itself, how was that put across so it could be felt in all its lowering immediacy? Even harder was the threat, or the confusion of feeling contradictory things." - Ian Mcewan

"I also talk a lot in Deeper Reading about the importance that confusion plays. When my students come to me, they think confusion is bad. They are wrong. Confusion is the place where learning occurs." - Kelly Gallagher

"In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul." - Max Ehrmann

"The use of thermodynamics in biology has a long history rich in confusion..." - Harold Morowitz

"There is as much confusion in the world of the gods as in ours." - Euripides

"Mindi Scott has a real talent for getting inside her protagonist's head. She sketches out Coley's story in grand swathes, and then paints in all the little details, so that you feel as though you are enmeshed in Coley's brain: thinking her thoughts, feeling her confusion, anger, and, in the end, pain. I just don't think it's possible to read this book and not identify with Coley in some way." - Amber Benson

"Not to create confusion in what is clear, but to throw light on what is obscure." - Horace

"Now, if I had an Indian name, it would be Stands in Confusion." - Caroline Lawrence

"A warrior has no confusion in his mind...This is true emptiness." - Miyamoto Musashi

"The only thing I can see in Jasper Dale's face is helpless and utter confusion." - Hetty King

"Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and opinion that appears in the news" - Marilyn Vos Savant

"In the absence of truth there is confusion, the essence of truth." - Reggie Watts

"Just as the winds whip up the sea, so does anger stir confusion in the mind." - John Climacus

"O, nothing is more alluring than a levee from a couch in some confusion." - William Congreve

"A government, forever changing and changeable, is, indeed, in a state bordering upon anarchy and confusion." - Joseph Story

"Only three things happen naturally in organizations: friction, confusion, and underperformance. Everything else requires leadership." - Peter Drucker

"With sonorous notes Of every tone, mix'd in confusion sweet, Our forest rings." - Carlos Wilcox

"People asking questions, lost in confusion, well I tell them there's no problem, only solutions." - John Lennon

"Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that." - D H Lawrence

"Deal with it before it happens. Set things in order before there is confusion." - Laozi

"In the theater of confusion, knowing the location of the exits is what counts." - Mason Cooley

"How smartly September comes in, like a racing gig, all style, no confusion." - Eleanor Clark

"He who does not understand the supreme certainty of mathematics is wallowing in confusion." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"It's OK to be confused. Confusion is the route to all the clarity in the world." - Shahrukh Khan

"Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Memoirs need confusion. It's the thing every human has in common. We are magnificently confused." - Joshua Mohr

"I think that there's some confusion in my own mind about what I believe." - Curtis Sittenfeld

"I'm afraid there's a big confusion in the world between nuclear power and nuclear arms." - Abdus Salam

"Half the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need." - Richard E Byrd

"Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem-in my opinion-to characterize our age." - Albert Einstein

"Friendship maketh daylight in the understanding, out of darkness and confusion of thoughts." - Francis Bacon

"I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion." - Albert Einstein

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

"Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds." - George Santayana

"People, unprotected by their roles, become isolated in beauty and intellect and illness and confusion." - Richard Avedon

"Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and opinion that appears in the news." - Marilyn Vos Savant

"Now, if I had an Indian name, it would be 'Stands in Confusion'." - Caroline Lawrence

"In general, fire is used to throw enemies into confusion so that you can attack them." - Du Mu

"I've been looking for answers all of my life. Yes I realize now these are not what I needed. No, in fact, all I need is what I've decided on, in my heart to believe. In all the crossing confusion and haste of numerous opinion and stance, my own opinion has become my own boat from where I observe the raging opinions of the sea, relaxed, drinking my lemonade and feeling very amused by it all." - Stefanie Schneider

"Political confusion starts with terminology confusion." - Tariq Ramadan

"None of us needs instruction in how to recognize what your heart is saying. We do need guidance, however, on how to have the courage to follow those feelings, since they will force us to change our lives in any case. But consider the consequences of not listening to the heart's guidance: depression, confusion, and the wretched feeling that we are not on our life's true path, but viewing it from a distance." - Caroline Myss

"Woman is man's confusion." - Vincent of Beauvais

"Confusion to the enemy." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"Comedy comes from confusion." - Vir Das

"Poverty consist in feeling poor." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Individuality is founded in feeling" - William James

"...Choice in every form is conflict. Contradiction is inevitable in choice; this contradiction, inner and outer breeds confusion and misery." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things." - Isaac Newton

"Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion." - Calvin Miller

"Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things." - Isaac Newton

"Most people die in improvised circumstances of harassment and confusion, whether in hospital or out of it." - Germaine Greer

"The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology." - Basil Bunting

"But to practice leadership, you need to accept that you are in the business of generating chaos, confusion, and conflict" - Ronald A. Heifetz

"I was in a tailspin of confusion I hadn't experienced since the first time I heard George W. Bush speak." - Chelsea Handler

"Women still dream and hope, pin their emotions on some man who doesn't reciprocate, and end up in confusion." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Psychedelic drugs cause paranoia, confusion, and total loss of reality in politicians that have never taken them." - Timothy Leary

"Suicide carries in its aftermath a level of confusion and devastation that is, for the most part, beyond description." - Kay Redfield Jamison

"In the sky there are always answers and explanations for everything: every pain, every suffering, joy and confusion." - Ishmael Beah

"It's mass confusion. I'm guessing on every shot. About the only thing left for me is acupuncture in the brain." - George Archer

"I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face." - Johnny Depp

"The pain of being in a bad relationship is confusing. When it's over - it's over. No more confusion!" - Greg Behrendt

"It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of confusion" - Bob Marley

"To avoid horrible confusion, please pronounce the G in the word GNU when it is the name of this project." - Richard Stallman

"I'm just trying to lead my own fucking life if I can manage to find it in all this confusion." - Erica Jong

"It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of confusion." - Bob Marley

"She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way that a midget is good at being short." - Clive James

"In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word." - Walt Whitman

"Every really good book was written a little at a time, over time, in tremendous confusion and doubt." - Richard Bausch

"People look for morals in fiction because there has always been a confusion between fiction and philosophy." - John Cheever

"At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies." - Theodore Roosevelt

"When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion." - Herbert Spencer

"It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body of disaffected people within its confusion." - Zora Neale Hurston

"With mindfulness we have the choice of responding with compassion to the pain of craving, anger, fear and confusion. Without mindfulness we are stuck in the reactive pattern and identification that will inevitably create more suffering and confusion." - Noah Levine

"Things need to be properly named. Political confusion starts with terminology confusion. Islamism implies some sort of political and social plan for Muslim people. In that classification, we find different categories." - Tariq Ramadan

"They all laughed. I drew their pictures and they asked for copies and I handed them out as if they were my tickets to the show. In the Navy Yard, I could drink with men because I worked with men; in the Parkview, I could drink with men because I drew their pictures. The world was a grand confusion. Finally, when I was bleary, when my hand wouldn't do what I wanted it to do, I went home. I would lie alone in the dark, feeling that I was a character in a story that had lost its plot." - Pete Hamill

"Confusion has become a state of mind, more of less; we're trained to be confused. Quite simply, the people in power are keeping us down, keeping us docile and keeping us consuming with this confusion. It's a cultural confusion and it is deliberate." - Yoko Ono

"Complexity creates confusion, simplicity focus." - Edward De Bono

"I don't like no confusion." - John Hurt

"Panic in Wall Street, brokers feeling melancholy." - Scott Joplin

"In the world we live in, what we know and what we don't know are like Siamese twins, inseparable, existing in a state of confusion." - Haruki Murakami

"The elements were "seeking" each other in rage and confusion, and in the fury of the conflict boastful man was utterly humiliated, sucked down, drowned." - Elizabeth Goudge

"Flexible in the face of change, resilient in the face of confusion. All of these attributes are choices, not talents, and all of them are available to you." - Seth Godin

"Our business is to present the Christian faith clothed in modern terms, not to propagate modern thought clothed in Christian terms... Confusion here is fatal." - J I Packer

"Our business is to present the Christian faith clothed in modern terms, not to propagate modern thought clothed in Christian terms. Confusion here is fatal." - J I Packer

"We live in an age of confusion and thirst in which the advantages of communication are greater than those of secrecy." - Frithjof Schuon

"There is no shame in confusion or fear. "There was only shame in the silence fear had produced. . . . It was the silence that betrayed us."" - Barack Obama

"In a world of noise, confusion and conflict it is necessary that there be places of silence, inner discipline and peace. In such places love can blossom." - Thomas Merton

"Lady you bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers." - William Shakespeare

"History and experience tells us that moral progress cannot come in comfortable and in complacent times, but out of trial and out of confusion." - Gerald Ford

"As children know, there's lots of fun in nonsense. We never stop benefiting from staying flexible, open and responsive, even in the midst of confusion." - Joanna Scott

"I don't think writers are any smarter than other people. I think they may be more compelling in their stupidity, or in their confusion." - David Foster Wallace

"Half of the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need. I live more simply now, and with more peace." - Richard E Byrd

"When confronted by conflict and confusion, another practice is to take a deep breath, pause and ask: 'Where is the gift in this?" - Diane Dreher

"I know now why confusion in government is not only tolerated but encouraged. I have learned. A confused people can make no clear demands." - John Steinbeck

"The purpose of life is to familiarize oneself with this after-death body so that the act of dying will not create confusion in the psyche." - Terence Mckenna

"There really is confusion out there. Finding common ground sounds good. But the reality is, a lot of people on all sides have a stake in the fight." - Charles Haynes

"History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion." - Gerald Ford

"Brian seemed to be in a state of confusion. I thought of packing my bags and going home. The squad seemed to me to be rudderless." - Mike Catt

"Do not doubt your own basic goodness. In spite of all confusion and fear, you are born with a heart that knows what is just, loving, and beautiful." - Jack Kornfield

"It is this quality, the power of seeing order in apparent confusion, that has marked the work of all great men." - John Chadwick

"God could easily appear and clear up the global religious chaos and confusion. But a delusion can never appear in reality." - C. J. Anderson

"History is the sextant of states which, tossed by wind and current, would be lost in confusion if they could not fix their position." - Allan Nevins

"Some hoisted out the boats, and there was one That begged Pedrillo for an absolution Who told him to be damn'd, - in his confusion." - Lord Byron

"For such a numerous host Fled not in silence through the frighted deep With ruin upon ruin, rout on rout, Confusion worse confounded." - John Milton

"Often, in the student's confusion, she or he directs anger at the teacher, blaming them for the pain they are experiencing, or for their own mistakes." - Frederick Lenz

"I took three steps and was wrapped in his arms, where I belonged. No confusion here. No worries here. No troubles here." - Maria V. Snyder

"He who knows he is a fool is not the biggest fool; He who knows he is confused is not in the worst confusion." - Zhuangzi

"And I thought, you know, a little gender confusion makes a better person. A little adversity in life at an early age. It's character building." - Lesley Gore

"The multitude which is not brought to act as a unity, is confusion. That unity which has not its origin in the multitude is tyranny." - Blaise Pascal

"Religion is so frequently a source of confusion in political life, and so frequently dangerous to democracy, precisely because it introduces absolutes into the realm of relative values." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"In a world where spiritual confusion is increasing, GodQuest helps bring clarity and conviction. This is a terrific resource for developing a solid foundation for faith." - Lee Strobel

"Here is what we have to offer you in its most elaborate form - confusion guided by a clear sense of purpose." - Gordon Matta-Clark

"Al was looking at me in disbelief. "Not your lover?" "No." "But he is Rachel candy," Al said, his confusion too honest to be faked." - Kim Harrison

"Pain is the body's way of telling the brain it's in trouble. Similarly, confusion is the brain's way of telling the body, 'All right, buddy, drop that book." - Stephen Colbert

"A democracy which fails to concentrate authority in an emergency inevitably falls into such confusion that the ground is prepared for the rise of a dictator." - Walter Lippmann

"Tis much when sceptres are in children's hands, But more when envy breeds unkind division: There comes the ruin, there begins confusion." - William Shakespeare

"Being in darkness and confusion is interesting to me. But behind it you can rise out of that and see things the way the really are." - David Lynch

"Creativity is born of chaos, even if it is somewhat difficult to glimpse the possibilities in the midst of the confusion." - Charles Handy

"The teenage years are years of great chaos and confusion in your lives, but also a time of seeking a deeper meaning." - Deepak Chopra

"I pray to give thanks and to recognize all the good things that are in my life even during times of great change, confusion, or frustration." - Alicia Keys

"A personal essay often includes some or a lot of personal confession. That makes the reader feel less lonely in their confusion and darkness." - Phillip Lopate

"Each man lives love in his limited fashion and does not seem to relate the resultant confusion and loneliness to his lack of knowledge about love." - Leo Buscaglia

"The images make for confusion rather than forcefulness. Examine each in the light of day and it gradually sinks from the terrible to the ridiculous." - Longinus

"Lost in a blurred confusion of yells and groans... Down, and down, and down, he sank and drowned, Bleeding to death. The counter-attack had failed." - Siegfried Sassoon

"Meditation does not answer the questions of the mind, but it dissolves the very mind which creates many questions and confusion in our life." - Anonymous

"Should the whole frame of Nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurled, He, unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world." - Joseph Addison

"Let nothing be called natural In an age of bloody confusion, Ordered disorder, planned caprice, And dehumanized humanity, lest all things Be held unalterable!" - Bertolt Brecht

"Marriage was a lottery, and you drew your lot in late adolescence or early adulthood at a point of maximum idiocy and confusion." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"In fact, I'm beginning to fear that this confusion will go on for a long time. And all because he writes down what I said incorrectly." - Mikhail Bulgakov

"misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. At any rate, the last two are certainly much less frequent." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"London, with its monotonous and melancholy houses, seems like an inharmonious patchwork, as if pieced together without design. Yet it is lovable in its sprawling confusion." - Joseph Fort Newton

"There is a big confusion in this country over what we want verses what we need food. You want a chocolate sundae." - Mitch Albom

"Let nothing be called natural In an age of bloody confusion, Ordered disorder, planned caprice, And dehumanized humanity, lest all things Be held unalterable!" - Bertolt Brecht

"There is sadness and confusion in our hearts / And the world prepares to fight / as it tears itself apart, it isn't fair" - Kim Wilde

"I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face." - Johnny Depp

"I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?" - Federico Fellini



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