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 and Order are not enemies, only opposites. Chaos and Order combined equal balance.

Richard Garriott

The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Chaos demands to be recognized and experienced before letting itself be converted into a new order.     

Hermann Hesse

A great deal of the chaos in the world occurs because people don't appreciate themselves.     

Chogyam Trungpa

Darkness is the only place, where chaos and peace always met and fell in love with each other.

Akshay Vasu

Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized.     

Terry Pratchett

Chaos is roving through the system and able to undo, at any point, the best laid plans.

Terence McKenna

If the chaos is overwhelming, I start making lists. To write it down puts it in perspective.     

Renee Lawless

Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news!

Chogyam Trungpa

Of course, chaos can lead to failure and extinction. But so can order. Far more nations, people, and ideas die of atrophy than die from revolution. Both order and chaos are necessary ingredients for long run success - for sustainability.     

John Ikerd

In Chaos Magic, beliefs are not seen as ends in themselves, but as tools for creating desired effects.

Peter J. Carroll

Chaos is nothing more than beauty about to dance.

A.D. Posey

Chaos and destruction do tend to take away a person's dating possibilities.     

Veronica Roth

We live in a rainbow of chaos.

Paul Cezanne

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.

Henry Miller

Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.

Henry Adams

Chaos is impatient. It's random. And above all it's selfish. It tears down everything just for the sake of change, feeding on itself in constant hunger. But Chaos can also be appealing. It tempts you to believe that nothing matters except what you want.     

Rick Riordan

Chaos is perhaps at the bottom of everything.     

George Santayana

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Chaos has come to be associated with the study of anything complex, but, in fact, the mathematical techniques are directly applicable only to simple systems that appear to be complex.

Neil Gershenfeld