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

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

"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

"We're all looking for love, in our confusion, until we find our way back to the realization that love is what we already are." - Byron Katie

"Is this love, baby, or is this just confusion?" - Jimi Hendrix

"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

"Life is full of confusion. Confusion of love, passion, and romance. Confusion of family and friends. Confusion with life itself. What path we take, what turns we make. How we roll our dice." - Matthew Underwood

"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

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

"Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly." - Helen Keller

"There are places in this world where fable, myth, preconception, love, longing or prejudice step in and so distort a cool, clear appraisal that a kind of high colored magical confusion takes permanent hold...Surely Texas is such a place..." - John Steinbeck

". . . Without love the acquisition of knowledge only increases confusion and leads to self-destruction." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Ignore any loss of nerve, ignore any loss of self-confidence, ignore any doubt or confusion. Move on believing in love, in peace, and harmony, and in great accomplishment. Remember joy isn't a stranger to you. You are winning and you are strong. Love. Love first, love always, love forever." - Anne Rice

"The happy State of Matrimony is, undoubtedly, the surest and most lasting Foundation of Comfort and Love . . . the Cause of all good Order in the World, and what alone preserves it from the utmost Confusion." - Benjamin Franklin

"Four things a man must learn to do If he would make his record true; To think without confusion clearly; To love his fellowmen sincerely; To act from honest motives purely; To trust in God and Heav'n securely." - Henry Van Dyke

"In the play we have the messy he-loves-her, she-loves-him, she-loves-him-too structure, and, to add even more confusion to the mix, the real love story is between the two ladies." - Norbert Leo Butz

"Four things a man must learn to do If he would make his record true: To think without confusion clearly; To love his fellow-men sincerely; To act from honest motives purely; To trust in God and Heaven securely." - Henry Van Dyke

"The third error leading to the assumption that there is nothing to be learned about love lies in the confusion between the initial experience of 'falling' in love, and the permanent state of being in love, or as we might better say, of 'standing' in love." - Erich Fromm

"The third error leading to the assumption that there is nothing to be learned about love lies in the confusion between the initial experience of "falling" in love, and the permanent state of being in love, or as we might better say, of "standing" in love." - Erich Fromm

"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

"Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"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

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

"Now, in their love, which was stronger, there were the seeds of hatred and fear and confusion growing at the same time: for love can exist with hatred, each preying on the other, and this is what gives it its greatest fury." - T. H. White

"When I understand myself, I understand you, and out of that understanding comes love. Love is the missing factor; there is a lack of affection, of warmth in relationship; and because we lack that love, that tenderness, that generosity, that mercy in relationship, we escape into mass action which produces further confusion, further misery. We fill our hearts with blueprints for world reform and do not look to that one resolving factor which is love." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

"Confusion to the enemy." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"Comedy comes from confusion." - Vir Das

"I think vampires are different from human beings, but they're sentenced to eternity on this planet. They have the same confusion about love and permanence, integrity, and denial. These qualities really are the same in vampire characters as in humans. I think they're universal themes." - Alexandra Cassavetes

"The most moving scene for me in 'Pride and Prejudice' is the Pemberley music room scene: Elizabeth has just saved Darcy's sister from embarrassment and confusion, and as the music plays on, Darcy's look of gratitude becomes a look of love, which we see reciprocated in Elizabeth's eyes." - Andrew Davies

"When I was a young priest in the 1960s and 1970s, there was much experimentation and confusion in the Church. Teachers and clergy were encouraged to communicate an experience of God's love, but to do it without reference to the Creed, the sacraments, or the tradition." - Donald Wuerl

"I'm not comfortable with words. I love images ,and I love sounds, and I love feelings. I like the idea of intuition. I think a lot of things in life are understood that way. But you internalize these things; they don't really pop out. Certain things are built inside - little areas of understanding. I feel that I live in darkness and confusion, and I'm trying, like we all are, to make some sort of sense of it." - David Lynch

"when I was a boy I used to dream of becoming the village idiot. I used to lie in bed and imagine myself the happy idiot able to get food easily ...and easy sympathy, a planned confusion of not too much love or effort. some would claim that I have succeeded." - Charles Bukowski

"If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants." - Laozi

"I watch the confusion of friends all numb with love moving like stray dogs to the anthem of night long conversations of pulsing rhythms and random voltage voices in spite of themselves graceful as these raindrops creeping spermlike across the car window." - Bruce Cockburn

"What I like about narrative in general is when there is some incongruity between the form and content. Let's say, mixing up the gothic with a coming-of-age narrative. Telling a love story that's also a monster story. Mixing up superhero tropes with your monster tropes. I like category confusion." - Kelly Link

"If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants." - Lao Tzu

"...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

"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

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

"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

"I could' get the words exactly right; I only remembered wishing that Jacob were my brother so that we could love each other without any confusion or pain." - Stephenie Meyer

"I couldn't get the words exactly right; I only remembered wishing that Jacob were my brother so that we could love each other without any confusion or pain." - Stephenie Meyer

"I write to understand my circumstances, to sort out the confusion of reality, to exorcise my demons. But most of all, I write because I love it!" - Isabel Allende

"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

"A chaos of mind and body - a time for weeping at sunsets and at the glamour of moonlight - a confusion and profusion of beliefs and hopes, in God, in Truth, in Love, and in Eternity - an ability to be transported by the beauty of physical objects - a heart to ache or swell- a joy so hoyful and a sorrow so sorrowful that oceans could lie between them..." - T. H. White

"I wrote a song called 'Red' and thinking about what that song means to me and all the different emotions on this album they're all pretty much about the tumultuous, crazy, insane, intense, semi-toxic relationships I've experienced in the last two years. All those emotions fanning from intense love, intense frustration, intense jealousy, confusion, all of that in my mind, all those emotions are red. There's nothing in between, there's nothing beige about those feelings and so I called my record that." - Taylor Swift

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

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

"The confusion of spirit and body is quite understandable in a culture where spirit is concretized in magnificent skyscrapers, where cathedrals have become museums for tourists, where woman-flesh-devil are associated, and nature is raped for any deplorable excuse. [...] Dieting with fierce will-power is the masculine route; dieting with love of her own nature is the feminine. Her only real hope is to care for her own body and experience it as the vessel through which her Self may be born." - Marion Woodman

"We black women must forgive black men for not protecting us against slavery, racism, white men, our confusion, their doubts. And black men must forgive black women for our own sometimes dubious choices, divided loyalties, and lack of belief in their possibilities. Only when our sons and our daughters know that forgiveness is real, existent, and that those who love them practice it, can they form bonds as men and women that really can save and change our community." - Marita Golden

"We watched each other evolve into parents, with all the fear, rage and confusion evolution can involve. Our eight-year-old is the incarnation of our union; we are forever fused by her blood. My old take on romance seemed vaguely ludicrous, as affected as a pair of spats. I no longer saw the point in 'getting back to normal', that pantomime of pretending nothing had changed; I wanted to evolve from sexual posturing into a deeper consciousness, that of love." - Antonella Gambotto-Burke

"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

"Masturbation is a meditation on self-love. So many of us are afflicted with self-loathing, bad body images, shame about our body functions, and confusion about sex and pleasure, I recommend an intense love affair with yourself" - Betty Dodson

"He must also know evil, hate and bigotry as real phenomena, but he must see love as the greater force. He must not doubt this even for a moment or he is lost. His only salvation is to dedicate himself to love, in the same fashion as Gandhi did to militant nonviolence, as Socrates to truth, as Jesus did to love and as More did to integrity. Only then will he have the strength to combat the forces of doubt, confusion and contradiction. He can depend upon no on or no thing for reinforcement and assurance but himself." - Leo Buscaglia

"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

"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

"While I generally find that great myths are great precisely because they represent and embody great universal truths, the myth of romantic love is a dreadful lie. Perhaps it is a necessary lie in that it ensures the survival of the falling-in-love experience that traps us into marriage. But as a psychiatrist I weep in my heart almost daily for the ghastly confusion and suffering that this myth fosters. Millions of people waste vast amounts of energy desperately and futilely attempting to make the reality of their lives conform to the unreality of the myth." - M Scott Peck

"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

"... 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

"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



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