Chaos Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chaos quotes, chaos sayings, and chaos proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Chaos in nature is immediately challenging and forces a good artist to impose some type of order on his or her perception of a site. Wolf Kahn
Every chaos has an order hidden in it. What we see as a chaos, is actually driven by a very disciplined and dedicated order of things. What we need to do is focus on the stuff before us, make our way through this chaos, and that order will sort itself out for us. Sapan Saxena
Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth. Tom Barrett
The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered. William Irwin Thompson
Chaos magic is the idea that a particular set of beliefs serves as an active force in the world. In other words, we choose what and how we believe, and our beliefs are tools that we then use to make things happen or not. Sophia Amoruso
Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. Buddha
Chaos at the bottom means order at the top. Order at the bottom means chaos at the top. Stephen K. Hayes
Chaos is peaceful when you stand quietly & watch we are eternal observers, reflecting both tiny & vast, singing infinitely within. Jay Woodman
Chaos is what we've lost touch with. This is why it is given a bad name. It is feared by the dominant archetype of our world, which is Ego, which clenches because its existence is defined in terms of control. Terence McKenna
Chaos is not the lack of order, it is merely the absence of order, that the observer is used to. Mamur Mustapha
Chaos claims the unwary or the incomplete. A true man may flinch away its embrace, if he is stalwart, and he girds his soul with the armour of contempt. Dan Abnett
Chaos is the only thing that honestly wants you to grow. The only friend who really helps you be creative. Dan Wieden
Chaos half-loosed cannot be long controlled; it is all or nothing. Dean Koontz
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. George Santayana
Chaos is a condition of the mind, not of the world. Marty Rubin
Fighting is pure chaos, and to be a good fighter you simply have to be prepared mentally and physically to handle that chaos. B.J. Penn
The chaos can act as a magnifier of quantum fluctuations so that they can produce sizable effects in the world around us. But we know that that can happen often. Murray Gell-Mann
I'm trying to make order out of chaos, trying to find some way of rationalising the horrific things that people do or the way the world is. Chuck Palahniuk
Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is. Steve Martin
Chaos is the enemy of Order but the enemy of Chaos is also the enemy of Order. Norman Spinrad
Chaos is everywhere and artists, to fashion art and live truthfully, have no choice but to invite this unwanted guest right into the studio. Eric Maisel
It's a lack of clarity that creates chaos and frustration. Those emotions are poison to any living goal. Steve Maraboli
Chaos does not mean total disorder. Chaos means a multiplicity of possibilities. Chaos is from the ancient Greek words that means a thing that is birthed from the void. And it was about that which is possible, not about disorder. Jok Church
Chaos is rejecting all you have learned, chaos is being yourself. Emile M. Cioran
Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered. Jose Saramago
The chaos we see in nature are the limitations of our perceptions, when we view the world with the eyes of nature, all we shall see are perfection. Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Chaos is the first condition. Order is the first law. Continuity is the first reflection. Quietude is the first happiness. James Stephens
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting. Alan Dean Foster
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. Henry Adams
Chaos furnishes the building blocks for order, and order breaks down to replenish chaos. Betty Brooks
Chaos and Order are not enemies, only opposites. Chaos and Order combined equal balance. Richard Garriott
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies. Napoleon Bonaparte
Chaos demands to be recognized and experienced before letting itself be converted into a new order. Hermann Hesse
A great deal of the chaos in the world occurs because people don't appreciate themselves. Chogyam Trungpa
Darkness is the only place, where chaos and peace always met and fell in love with each other. Akshay Vasu
Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized. Terry Pratchett
Chaos is roving through the system and able to undo, at any point, the best laid plans. Terence McKenna
If the chaos is overwhelming, I start making lists. To write it down puts it in perspective. Renee Lawless
Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news! Chogyam Trungpa
Of course, chaos can lead to failure and extinction. But so can order. Far more nations, people, and ideas die of atrophy than die from revolution. Both order and chaos are necessary ingredients for long run success - for sustainability. John Ikerd
In Chaos Magic, beliefs are not seen as ends in themselves, but as tools for creating desired effects. Peter J. Carroll
Chaos is nothing more than beauty about to dance. A.D. Posey
Chaos and destruction do tend to take away a person's dating possibilities. Veronica Roth
We live in a rainbow of chaos. Paul Cezanne
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written. Henry Miller
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man. Henry Adams
Chaos is impatient. It's random. And above all it's selfish. It tears down everything just for the sake of change, feeding on itself in constant hunger. But Chaos can also be appealing. It tempts you to believe that nothing matters except what you want. Rick Riordan
Chaos is perhaps at the bottom of everything. George Santayana
You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star. Friedrich Nietzsche
Chaos has come to be associated with the study of anything complex, but, in fact, the mathematical techniques are directly applicable only to simple systems that appear to be complex. Neil Gershenfeld
In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity. Sun-tzu
It's a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful. Hiromu Arakawa
In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order. Carl Gustav Jung
One man's idea of perfect order is another man's chaos. Dean Koontz
We negotiate with chaos for some sense of satisfaction. Ani DiFranco
Let chaos reign, then rein in chaos. Andy Grove
Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos, and you know the thing about chaos? It's fair. Heath Ledger
The imagination is the power that enables us to perceive the normal in the abnormal, the opposite of chaos in chaos. Wallace Stevens
We adore chaos because we love to produce order. M. C. Escher
Where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incident, chaos will soon reign. Victor Hugo
When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos. Edith Hamilton
I believe that life is chaotic, a jumble of accidents, ambitions, misconceptions, bold intentions, lazy happenstances, and unintended consequences, yet I also believe that there are connections that illuminate our world, revealing its endless mystery and wonder. David Moranis
Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that. Imelda Staunton
By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier. Susan Lieberman
Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories. Walter Benjamin
A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. Annie Dillard
Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos. David Cronenberg
When the moon / Of your mind becomes / Clouded over with confusion, / You are searching / Around for the light outside. Hozoin Gakuzengo Inye
Blue sky and fine weather can abruptly change to tremulous lightning and rolling thunder. Violent winds and angry rains can abruptly change to serene moonlight and a clear sky. Has the universe ever ceased its workings? Has the universe ever been impeded? Human nature is also like this. Hong Zicheng
Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse. Johann Von Goethe
There is nothing stable in the world—uproar's your only music. John Keats
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method. Herman Melville
I have a great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. Septima Clark
To have order, you must have randomness, because where you have no randomness order cannot manifest itself. Alan Watts
Contrary to what we tend to assume, the normal state of the mind is chaos. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
In the chaos there is the burgeoning of creative quantum leaps of major phase transitions. Therefore, not only embrace the chaos but also embrace the uncertainty in the inherent chaos. Deepak Chopra
Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity. Bill Gates
Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting. Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Chaos is a friend of mine. It's like I accept him; does he accept me? Bob Dylan
Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish. Chuck Palahniuk
I finally figured out that not every crisis can be managed... As much as we want to keep ourselves safe, we can't protect ourselves from everything. If we want to embrace life, we also have to embrace chaos. Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge—even wisdom. Toni Morrison
Chaos and disorder is like a pebble in my shoe or loose hair under my shirt collar. Warren Miller
Disorder is the condition of the mind's fertility; it contains the mind's promise, since its fertility depends upon the unexpected, it depends rather on what we do not know... than what we know. Paul Valery
All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery. Otto Weininger