Acting is a form of confusion.
Advertising is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from
defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor
or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of
coin, credit and circulation.
Anyone who isn't confused doesn't really understand the situation.
-Edward R. Murrow
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are
used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by
destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people
will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.
Before I came here, I was confused about this subject. Having listened
to your lecture, I am still confused- but on a higher level.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not
Confusion is always the most honest response.
Confusion not only reigns, it pours.
Covert action should not be confused with missionary work.
Fifty states, and I had to go and pick Confusion.
Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more
control over your life.
God does plays dice... (and) he sometimes confuses us by throwing them
where they can't be seen.
I have nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
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?
I'm as confused as a baby at a topless bar.
If I look confused it's because I'm thinking.
If you're not confused, you're not paying attention.
In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking
without uttering a single word.
In the early ages of the world, according to the Scripture chronology
there were no kings; the consequence of which was, there were no wars;
it is the pride of kings which throws mankind into confusion.
It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of
It's a mistake to confuse pity with love.
It's not because my mind is made up that I don't want you to confuse me
with any more facts. It's because my mind isn't made up. I already have
more facts than I can cope with.
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
-Frank McKinney (Kin) Hubbard
May the Forces of Evil become confused on the way to your house.
Men tighten the knot of confusion
Into perfect misunderstanding.
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
Never confuse movement with action.
Never confuse the faith with the supposedly faithful.
-Randy K. Milholland
One learns in life to keep silent and draw one's own confusions.
-Cornelia Otis Skinner
People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
People get God and religion confused. I think God is a bit too hip to
join any of his unauthorized fan clubs.
People look for morals in fiction because there has always been a
confusion between fiction and philosophy.
Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem- in my opinion- to
characterize our age.
Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
Religion is a system of wishful illusions together with a disavowal of
reality, such as we find nowhere else but in a state of blissful
hallucinatory confusion. Religion's eleventh commandment is 'Thou shalt
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.
Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead to confusion and
The good die young- but not always. The wicked prevail- but not
consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines
of the theatre.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't
changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't
change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
The past is gone; the present is confusing; and the future scares the
hell out of me.
-David L. Stein
The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or
quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.
Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse
Truth will sooner come out from error than from confusion.
What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.
When a man no longer confuses himself with the definition of himself
that others have given him, he is at once universal and unique.
When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the
pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power.
You have confused a war on religion with not getting everything you want.