The only order in the universe is just a cycle of calm and chaos.
We all need our heroes, not just in time of chaos but also in the time of peace.
I don’t know what my future will bring me and it’s terrifying. To stand before this vast expanse and know that the future could take away what matters most simply because that is the nature of indifferent chaos in the hands of wanton boys.
Chords reel and the mind reels, and for all I know The minds of the Gods reel as well — “For if the Gods have minds They must be attuned to music and to harmony. Harmony is but the pulse of Chaos And to such pulsation Even stones resound.
Her voice was small and distant, like she’d already left the room.
I thought if I loved you enough I could change you. I was so stupid.
The people inside the gym didn’t stand a dead drunk’s chance.
When the great ship containing the hopes and aspirations of the world, when the great ship freighted with mankind goes down in the night of death, chaos and disaster, I am willing to go down with the ship. I will not be guilty of the ineffable meanness of paddling away in some orthodox canoe. I...
what may look normal to a spider , will look like a chaos to a mosquito.
And Sadie…thereis a purpose. You taught us that. We choose to believe in Ma’at. We create order out of chaos, beauty and meaning out of ugly randomness. That’s what Egypt is all about. That’s why its name, its ren, has endured for millennia. Don’t despair. Otherwise Chaos wins.
Stop blaming outside circumstances for your inside chaos.
They were overwhelmed. Over the long term was where we found the chaos.
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces.
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
I think frankly when it comes to chaos you ain’t seen nothing yet.
The situation along the border is stable and the chaos we saw in the past few days is over,
Things put in the wrong place have found a new place.
People today will have you believing life is a blank slate upon which you can write anything at all–this is poetic, even romantic. Unfortunately, it’s also a lie, because life exists in, is bound by, shaped by, controlled by, and functions within a construct. Attempt to function outside that construct, or bend it to our...
But when the world is, indeed, in chaos, then an affirmation of cosmos becomes essential.
Writing is the way I make sense of a chaotic world. I see the tumultuous backdrop of humanity around me, and I feel it is my duty (mainly to myself) to create a sense of meaning and understanding in such an atmosphere. It’s all about timing. In a world without order, I create order. Sequence...
In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.
Artists are agents of chaos. It is the artistsjob to encourage entropy, to promote chaos. Idols must be killed, icons crushed, beliefsshattered. It is the artists job to encourage legitimate, unadulterated, raw thought andemotion. Art that does nothing new, that simply fills an established role, is not art.It is a product. A stale, stagnant product...
It is cognition that is the fantasy…. Everything I tell you now is mere words. Arrange them and rearrange them as I might, I will never be able to explain to you the form of Will… My explanation would only show the correlation between myself and that Will by means of a correlation on the...
the brain does not own any direct copies of stuff in the world. There is no library of forms and ideas against which to compare the images of perception. Information is stored in a plastic way, allowing fantastic juxtapositions and leaps of imagination. Some chaos exists out there, and the brain seems to have more...
Man has one name, and many more than two natures. But the essential two are these: that he shall strive to impose order on chaos, and that he shall strive to take advantage of chaos… A third element of man’s nature is this: that he shall not understand what he is doing.