An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Pandemonium did not reign; it poured.


John Hendrick Bangs


To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.


Samuel Beckett (1906-1989, Irish dramatist, novelist)


Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.


Lord Byron (1788-1824, British poet)


We live in a rainbow of chaos.


Paul Cezanne (1839-1906. French painter)


In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.


Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955, Spanish essayist, philosopher)


In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.


Carl Jung (1875-1961, Swiss psychiatrist)


Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.


Henry Miller (1891-1980, American author)


Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos! is restored; dies before thy uncreating word: thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; and universal darkness buries all.


Alexander Pope (1688-1744, British poet, critic, translator)


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


George Santayana (1863-1952, American philosopher, poet)


Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, the blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere the ceremony of innocence is drowned.


William Butler Yeats (1865-1939, Irish poet, playwright.)


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