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51 of the Best Chaos Quotes

51 of the Best Chaos Quotes

Chaos is a state of confusion and disorder. Something in which events and behavior are not being controlled by anything, the definition of chaos. Free-for-all, havoc, h*ll, disorder, heck, disorganization, and disarrangement are all words that are associated with chaos. At least once in everyone’s life they have felt chaos, the feeling that you are not in control and everything is disorganized or crazy. You can feel chaotic at your workplace, in your home, with your friends and family, and just with your life in general. Chaos is everywhere, even in small places like your child’s bedroom being a complete mess can be considered chaotic.

Psychologists say that a person can become addicted to chaos in their life. Without chaos being present the person might find their life boring and calm so they subconsciously create chaos to make it more exciting and extreme. According to these psychologists, a person addicted to chaos will most likely do these things: Knocking things over and/or breaking them in an argument, yelling and screaming to make your point, hate not being the center of attention, usually the ones that start fights, threatening to leave their partner/spouse constantly, hates being in a calm an bored state, yelling at random strangers, and they usually have a crisis to solve in their life.

If you or someone you know is addicted to chaos, seeking professional help may be a good option to consider. Although it seems minor, this addiction can affect your work, home life and relationships with those around you.

Chaos Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” – Sun Tzu
  3. “Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit.” – Henry Brooks Adams
  4. “You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.”- Friedrich Nietzsche
  5. “Right now I am trying to be in a place of calm, a place where I can chill out and then handle the chaos of life better. You don’t just get it overnight; you have to work at it. It’s a daily struggle.” – Jackee Harry
  6. “Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and growth.” – Tom Barrett
  7. “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” – Deepak Chopra
  8. “Creation came out of chaos, is surrounded by chaos, and will end in chaos.” – Unknown
  9. “Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish.” – Chuck Palahniuk, ‘Invisible Monsters’
  10. “The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered.” – William Irwin Thompson
  11. “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” – Carl Jung
  12. “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
  13. “It’s a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful.” – Hiromu Arakawa
  14. “Blame is just a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos.” – Douglas Coupland
  15. “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
  16. “Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.” – Charles Addams
  17. “Evolution is chaos with feedback.” – Joseph Ford
  18. “Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting.” – Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, ‘Demon in My View’
  19. “Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.” – Buddha
  20. “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” – Deepak Chopra
  21. “God put a secret art into the forces of Nature so as to enable it to fashion itself out of chaos into a perfect world system.” – Immanuel Kent
  22. “Shows us that the control we believe we have is purely illusory, and that every moment we teeter on chaos and oblivion.” – Clive Barker
  23. “You need a GoPro camera and some fun mounts to capture the chaos.” – Jamie Anderson
  24. “Chaos at the bottom means order at the top. Order at the bottom means chaos at the top.” – Stephen K. Hayes
  25. “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
  26. “I find it quite improbable that such order came out of chaos. There has to be some organizing principle. God to me is a mystery, but is the explanation for the miracle of existence, why there is something instead of nothing.” – Allan Rex Sandage
  27. “Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.” – Mary Shelly
  28. “Chaos is peaceful when you stand quietly & watch we are eternal observers, reflecting both tiny & vast, singing infinitely within.” – Jay Woodman
  29. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” – Melody Beattie
  30. “I try in my prints to testify that we live in a beautiful and orderly world, and not in a formless chaos, as it sometimes appears.” – M.C. Escher
  31. ““If chaos is a necessary step in the organization of one’s universe, then I was well on my way.” – Wendelin Van Draanen, ‘Flipped’
  32. “Chaos in the midst of chaos isn’t funny, but chaos in the midst of order is.” – Steve Martin
  33. “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
  34. “It is in the turmoil of chaos that we discover what, if anything, we are.” – Orson Scott Card
  35. “If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.” – Edward O. Wilson
  36. “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, ‘Zen in the Art of Writing’
  37. “Chaos is not the lack of order, it is merely the absence of order, that the observer is used to.” – Mamur Mustapha
  38. “Chaos and Order are not enemies, only opposites. Chaos and Order combined equal balance.” – Richard Garriott
  39. “If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.” – Robert Quillen
  40. 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, ‘White Apples’
  41. “I exist in agreement with all the weird chaos, destruction, and agony that is undoubtedly part of the texture of being alive.” – Arca
  42. “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
  43. “We live in a rainbow of chaos.” – Paul Cezanne
  44. “Imagine the chaos that would arise if time machines were as common as automobiles, with tens of millions of them commercially available. Havoc would soon break loose, tearing at the fabric of our universe.” – Michio Kaku
  45. “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, ‘Walden Two’
  46. “I accept chaos, I’m not sure whether it accepts me.” – Bob Dylan
  47. “Chaos is the only thing that honestly wants you to grow. The only friend who really helps you be creative.” – Dan Wieden
  48. “Chaos is rejecting all you have learned, chaos is being yourself.” – Emile M. Cioran
  49. “It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a façade of order and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.” – Douglas Hofstadter
  50. “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.” – W. Somerset Maugham, ‘The Painted Veil’
  51. “Chaos half-loosed cannot be long controlled; it is all or nothing.” – Dean Koontz
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Being a partner/spouse of a person addicted to chaos can be very mentally draining, because they need chaos to feel excited and extreme so you have to go through the chaos as well. Use some of these quotes to understand chaos better, to describe the chaos in your life, or to try and help those chaotic people in your life that can’t seem to get enough chaos.

If you are feeling like there is chaos in your life, just breathe and work your way back to organization one step at a time.