Chaos Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chaos quotes, chaos sayings, and chaos proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

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

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

Tom Barrett

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

William Irwin Thompson

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

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


Chaos at the bottom means order at the top. Order at the bottom means chaos at the top.

Stephen K. Hayes

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

Jay Woodman

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

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

Mamur Mustapha

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

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

Dan Wieden

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

Dean Koontz

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

George Santayana

Chaos is a condition of the mind, not of the world.

Marty Rubin

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

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

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

Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is.     

Steve Martin

Chaos is the enemy of Order but the enemy of Chaos is also the enemy of Order.

Norman Spinrad

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

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

Steve Maraboli

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

Chaos is rejecting all you have learned, chaos is being yourself.

Emile M. Cioran

Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered.     

Jose Saramago

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

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

James Stephens

Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.     

Alan Dean Foster

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.     

Henry Adams

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

Betty Brooks