123+ Best Chaos Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational chaos quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Chaos Quotes

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

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star. ― Friedrich Nietzsche

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order. ― Carl Jung

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

I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo. ― Sylvia Plath

Freedom is just chaos, with better lighting. ― Alan Dean Foster

Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth. ― Tom Barrett

I accept chaos, I’m not sure whether it accepts me. ― Bob Dylan

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. ― Henry Adams

The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered. ― William Irwin Thompson

I would like to see anyone, prophet, king or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time. ― Neil Gaiman

Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered. ― José Saramago

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

Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish. ― Chuck Palahniuk

Then rose the seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out order and extinguish light. ― Alexander Pope

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. ― Buddha

There are only patterns, patterns on top of patterns, patterns that affect other patterns. Patterns hidden by patterns. Patterns within patterns. If you watch close, history does nothing but repeat itself. What we call chaos is just patterns we haven’t recognized. What we call random is just patterns we can’t decipher. what we can’t understand we call nonsense. What we can’t read we call gibberish. There is no free will. There are no variables. ― Chuck Palahniuk

Chaos at the bottom means order at the top. Order at the bottom means chaos at the top. ― Stephen K. Hayes

It’s hard to believe in coincidence, but it’s even harder to believe in anything else. ― John Green

Stop blaming outside circumstances for your inside chaos. ― Steve Maraboli

Chaos is peaceful when you stand quietly & watch we are eternal observers, reflecting both tiny & vast, singing infinitely within. ― Jay Woodman

It’s a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful. ― Hiromu Arakawa

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

Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting. ― Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

It was her chaos that made her beautiful. ― Atticus

Chaos is not the lack of order, it is merely the absence of order, that the observer is used to. ― Mamur Mustapha

Chaos is God’s body. Order is the Devil’s chains. ― John Updike

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 armor of contempt. ― Dan Abnett

All the most powerful emotions come from chaos -fear,anger,love- especially love. Love is chaos itself. Think about it! Love makes no sense. It shakes you up and spins you around. And then, eventually, it falls apart. ― Kirsten Miller

In chaos, there is fertility. ― Anaïs Nin

Chaos is the only thing that honestly wants you to grow. The only friend who really helps you be creative. ― Dan Wieden

If you remain calm in the midst of great chaos, it is the surest guarantee that it will eventually subside. ― Julie Andrews

Chaos half-loosed cannot be long controlled; it is all or nothing. ― Dean Koontz

I have an idea that the only thing which makes it possible to regard this world we live in without disgust is the beauty which now and then men create out of the chaos. The pictures they paint, the music they compose, the books they write, and the lives they lead. Of all these the richest in beauty is the beautiful life. That is the perfect work of art. ― W. Somerset Maugham

Now you see that the hope and the desire of returning to the first state of chaos is like the moth to the light, and that the man who with constant longing awaits with joy each new springtime, each new summer, each new month and new year–deeming that the things he longs for are ever too late in coming–does not perceive that he is longing for his own destruction. ― Leonardo Da Vinci

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

If chaos is a necessary step in the organization of one’s universe, then I was well on my way. ― Wendelin Van Draanen

Chaos is a condition of the mind, not of the world. ― Marty Rubin

She imagines him imagining her. This is her salvation.

In spirit she walks the city, traces its labyrinths, its dingy mazes: each assignation, each rendezvous, each door and stair and bed. What he said, what she said, what they did, what they did then. Even the times they argued, fought, parted, agonized, rejoined. How they’d loved to cut themselves on each other, taste their own blood. We were ruinous together, she thinks. But how else can we live, these days, except in the midst of ruin?” ― Margaret Atwood

Chaos is more freedom, in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. ― Audrey Niffenegger

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

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together. ― Ray Bradbury

Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man. ― Henry Adams

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. ― Friedrich Nietzsche

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

She had a wild, wandering soul

but when she loved, she loved with chaos and that made all the difference. ― Ariana Dancu

Art … is an attempt to bring order out of chaos. ― Stephen Sondheim

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

Real love is always chaotic. You lose control; you lose perspective. You lose the ability to protect yourself. The greater the love, the greater the chaos. It’s a given and that’s the secret. ― Jonathan Carroll

Let a man restore order within himself, and chaos without ceases. ― Christian Nestell Bovee

Chaos in the midst of chaos isn’t funny, but chaos in the midst of order is. ― Steve Martin

My life before him was so simple and decided, now after him…It’s just…After. ― Anna Todd

It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order – and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order. ― Douglas R. Hofstadter

We march like fools in the parade of chaos. ― Zao

Chaos is the enemy of Order, but the enemy of Chaos is also the enemy of Order. ― Norman Spinrad

“War.” Gorgon spits the word. “That is what they call it to give the illusion of honor and law. It is chaos. Madness and blood and the hunger to win. It has always been thus and shall always be so.” ― Libba Bray

May feel like you’re falling’, Tabby, but remember, I’m at the bottom ready to catch you. ― Kristen Ashley

Injustice alone can shake down the pillars of the skies and restore the reign of Chaos and Night. ― Horace Mann

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

They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another. ― Pandora Poikilos

Chaos is rejecting all you have learned; Chaos is being yourself. ― Emile Cioran

It’s a lack of clarity that creates chaos and frustration. Those emotions are poison to any living goal. ― Steve Maraboli

The only geniuses produced by the chaos of society are those who do something about it. Chaos breeds geniuses. It offers a man something to be a genius about. ― B.F. Skinner

In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance. ― Jeanette Winterson

Your chaos is also my chaos. ― Haruki Murakami

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

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

The emphasis on man as savage implies that chaos is the aboriginal foe which must be vanquished before the civilizing process can begin. ― N. Katherine Hayles

I wonder if being sane means disregarding the chaos that is life, pretending only an infinitesimal segment of it is reality. ― Rabih Alameddine

A striking feature of the orderliness of chaos is that many of its geometric aspects are governed by fractals, and many of is physical aspects are governed by fractal geometry. ― Benoit Mandelbrot

No structure, even an artificial one, enjoys the process of entropy. It is the ultimate fate of everything, and everything resists it. ― Philip K. Dick

Order generally was a product of human activity. Chaos existed as a raw material from which to create order. ― Frank Herbert

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

He’s the only stable thing in the swirling chaos. ― Beth Revis

Experts and specialists lead you quickly into chaos. They are a source of useless nit-picking, the ferocious quibble over a comma. ― Frank Herbert

Chaos is the first condition. Order is the first law. Continuity is the first reflection. Quietude is the first happiness. ― James Stephens

We are the inheritors of a wonderful world, a beautiful world, full of life and mystery, goodness and pain. But likewise are we the children of an indifferent universe. We break our own hearts imposing our moral order on what is, by nature, a wide web of chaos. ― Colin Meloy

All things tend toward entropy. The whole universe is moving outward, the stars pulling away from one another, God knows what falling through the cracks between them. ― Cassandra Clare

Let’s just say that if complete and utter chaos were lightning, then he’d be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armor and shouting ‘All Gods are bastards. ― Terry Pratchett

One man’s idea of perfect order is another man’s chaos. ― Dean Koont

We are told ‘no’, we’re unimportant, we’re peripheral. ‘Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.’ And then you’re a player, you don’t want to even play in that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world. ― Terence McKenna

Chaos is like possibility; it is founded on something actual and ordered. We then project disorder on its basis, since almost everything we encounter is ordered. ― Noah Horwitz

Chaos furnishes the building blocks for order, and order breaks down to replenish chaos. ― Betty Brooks

Only a mind free of impediment is capable of grasping the chaotic beauty of the world. This is our greatest asset. ― Oliver Bowden

Chaos and Order are not enemies, only opposites. Chaos and Order combined equal balance. ― Richard Garriott

Everything might scatter. You might be right. I suppose it’s something we can’t easily get away from. People need to feel they belong. To a nation, to a race. Otherwise, who knows what might happen? This civilisation of ours, perhaps it’ll just collapse. And everything scatter, as you put it. ― Kazuo Ishiguro

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

You don’t see something until you have the right metaphor to let you perceive it. ― James Gleick

Pandemonium did not reign; it poured. ― John Kendrick Bangs

Chaos demands to be recognized and experienced before letting itself be converted into a new order. ― Hermann Hesse

Awake, chaos: we have napped. ― E.E. Cummings

War is the most readily available form of chaos. ― Frank Herbert

A great deal of the chaos in the world occurs because people don’t appreciate themselves. ― Chogyam Trungpa

Let us fear the torment of emotions that might sway in its wake chaos through the sound construction of reason and discernment. Let us cherish instead emotional intelligence along the intricate and tortuous paths of life’s labyrinth. (“No handkerchief, when you need it”)” ― Erik Pevernagie

Darkness is the only place, where chaos and peace always met and fell in love with each other. ― Akshay Vasu

I have never seen battles quite as terrifyingly beautiful as the ones I fight when my mind splinters and races, to swallow me into my own madness, again. ― Nicole Lyons

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos. ― Mary Shelley

Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized. ― Terry Pratchett

We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both. ― Tiffany Madison

I’m beginning to think that to hope isn’t the same as to expect something. To hope is to believe that life is an acceptable chaos. ― Goenawan Mohamad

It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order — and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order. ― Douglas R. Hofstadter

Chaos is roving through the system and able to undo, at any point, the best laid plans. ― Terence McKenna

You will meet many opponents in your time that will come face to face with your flaws, trust the chaos ~ pain & confusion is the pathway to break open and become free. ― Nikki Rowe

It’s all about finding the calm in the chaos. ― Donna Karan

If the chaos is overwhelming, I start making lists. To write it down puts it in perspective. ― Renee Lawless

Solitude is where I place my chaos to rest and awaken my inner peace. ― Nikki Rowe

It’s just that…I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It’s the universe’s way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. ― Sarah Dessen

Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news! Chogyam Trungpa

Coming out of your comfort zone is tough in the beginning, chaotic in the middle, and awesome in the end…because in the end, it shows you a whole new world!! Make an attempt… ― Manoj Arora

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

I like it that order exists somewhere even if it shatters near me. ― Elizabeth Moon

In Chaos Magic, beliefs are not seen as ends in themselves, but as tools for creating desired effects. ― Peter J. Carroll

I tell you: one must still have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star. I tell you: you have still chaos in you. ― Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm

Chaos is nothing more than beauty about to dance. ― A.D. Posey

The only order in the universe is just a cycle of calm and chaos. ― Toba Beta

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 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

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

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