Messy Sayings and Quotes

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

People are messy; therefore, relationships will be messy. Don't be surprised by messiness. Timothy Keller
The truth is messy. It's raw and uncomfortable. You can't blame people for preferring lies. Holly Black
Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses. Aaron Hill
No one has a right to occupy the privileged position all the time, so it should be contested. It should always be messy in there. Kerry James Marshall
A messy kitchen is a sign of happiness. Anonymous
Those who think profit is a dirty word should try to make one. James Cook
Cleaning anything involves making something else dirty, but anything can get dirty without something else getting clean. Laurence J. Peter
If it's dirty, it's not funny, but if it's funny, it's not dirty. Buddy Hackett
It's easy to make a mess when you're not the one who has to clean it up. Criss Jami
Good guys need to be a little dirty otherwise they're just boring. Vincent Cassel
Surely it's better to love others, however messy and imperfect the involvement, than to allow one's capacity for love to harden. Karen Armstrong
A problem is only a problem when viewed as a problem. All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end. Robin S. Sharma
Like life, revenge can be a messy business. And both would be much simpler if only our heads could figure out which way our hearts will go. But the heart has its reasons, of which reason cannot know. Emily Thorne
Life itself is a haphazard, untidy, messy affair. Dorothy Day
Messy is a word we use to explain a conflict with an expectation we had. Eliminate the expectation, and you eliminate the messy. Steve Maraboli
The truth is messy. It's raw and uncomfortable. You can't blame people for preferring lies. Holly Black
There are parts of his life and personality that are extremely messy, and that's the truth. Walter Isaacson
It's good to leave your room super-messy when you're away. Whoever tries to break into your room will thought it has already been ransacked. Douglas Adams
Beginnings are always messy. John Galsworthy
Man is messy, but any creature that can create space vehicles can probably cope. George F. Will
The dirty truth is that many people find fascism to be not particularly horrible. Michael Parenti
What a filthy mind you have. Can't imagine why you're single with a brain as dirty as the one you've got. Lauren Dane
Life is so messy that the temptation to straighten it up is very strong. And the results always illusory. Anna Quindlen
Emotions are messy and hard to figure out. Spike Jonze
A messy house is a must it separates your true friends from other friends. Real friends are there to visit you not your house! Jennifer Wilson
"I'll be your mess, you be mine That was the deal that we had signed." Gayle Forman
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper. P. J. O'Rourke
Emotion is messy, contradictory... and true. Nigella Lawson
Excuse the mess, but we live here. Roseanne Barr
Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. Hugh Mackay