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Quotes of confusion

  1. 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. – John Adams
  2. Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy; its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non -scientific, pseudo problems. – Rudolf Carnap
  3. Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self -doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating. – Andrew Cohen
  4. Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder -bolt is elicited from the darkest storm. – Charles Caleb Colton
  5. It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion – Rene Daumal
  6. Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this: we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed. – Robert J. Dole
  7. I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again. – Anne Frank
  8. Instead of this confusion we need the unifying force of an official language, English, which is the language of success in America. – Ernest Istook
  9. As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion – Jasper Johns
  10. Confusion makes people uncomfortable. They can't put their finger on me. – Lenny Kravitz
  11. I don't know how many sacred cows there are today. I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor. That's kind of regrettable. – Bob Newhart
  12. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares. – Henri Nouwen
  13. Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word. – Willard Van Orman Quine
  14. I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well -ordered or confused. – Baruch Spinoza
  15. It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments. – William H. Wharton

Usage examples for confusion

  1. Oh, there's confusion and despair in the thought!" – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  2. But there all was confusion – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. She withdrew her hand abruptly, hiding her confusion by hurried speech. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  4. Even in the confusion of the city, he wouldn't get lost. – Mezzerow Loves Company by Floyd L. Wallace
  5. I stood humbly in confusion and looked at her without saying anything. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  6. There was some confusion on the stage. – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  7. What makes the confusion – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  8. " Oh no, he's all right," she said in confusion – Helena Brett's Career by Desmond Coke
  9. Instantly all was confusion – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  10. They shook hands warmly, Tryphie following suit, and the pretty little face flushed with pleasure and confusion – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  11. That seemed to Sandy the best way out of his confusion and he opened it softly and disappeared. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  12. Jean began to feel a certain confusion – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
  13. This accounts for much of the confusion – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  14. She dropped on her knees and covered her face; all was confusion in her mind. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  15. The confusion you can't imagine it. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  16. My confusion was inevitable. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  17. She looked about at the confusion – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  18. Osmond himself seemed like an unknown force as ready to bring confusion as calm. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  19. For the news of the disaster had thrown the whole camp into confusion – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. His confusion was terrible. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie

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