Confusion Quotes, Quotations & Sayings

Anyone who isn’t confused here doesn’t really understand what’s going on.

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
Jack Kerouac

Life is rather like a tin of sardines – we’re all of us looking for the key.
Alan Bennett

Never confuse motion with action.
Benjamin Franklin

Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity.
Michael J. Gelb

If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.
Larry Leissner

A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Albert Einstein

I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
Robert McCloskey

Sometimes I’m confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn’t obvious…
Michael Stipe

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
Henry Miller

The multitude which does not reduce itself to unity is confusion.
Blaise Pascal

Confusion now hath made his masterpiece!
William Shakespeare

I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed.
Robert Frost

If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention.
Tom Peters

Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that.
D. H. Lawrence

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
Albert Einstein

Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word.
Willard Van Orman Quine

People always seemed to know half of history, and to get it confused with the other half.
Jane Haddam

Expert: Someone who brings confusion to simplicity.
Gregory Nunn

Confusion is an often too subtle sign of paranoia.
Anne Austin

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Hans Hofmann

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered.
Lorenz Hart

One who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; one who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Chinese proverb

Acting is a form of confusion.
Tallulah Bankhead

Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
Albert Einstein

When a man’s knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
Herbert Spencer

In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.
Walt Whitman

If you can’t convince ’em, confuse ’em.
Harry S Truman

Today, if you are not confused, you are just not thinking clearly.
U. Peter

Truth comes out of error more readily than out of confusion.
Sir Francis Bacon

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