quote by Slavoj Žižek

A German officer visited Picasso in his Paris studio during the Second World War. There he saw Guernica and, shocked at the modernist «chaos» of the painting, asked Picasso: «Did you do this?» Picasso calmly replied: «No, you did this!»

— Slavoj Žižek

Most Powerful Calm In Chaos quotations

I have so much chaos in my life, it's become normal.

You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they're wrong.

Calm in chaos quote Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
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Happy is the person who can keep a quiet heart, in the chaos and tumult of this modern world.

Calm in chaos quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

Focusing intently on Christ naturally results in a lifestyle of increasingly greater selflessness. And it has another benefit. Gazing on Christ gives us greater ability to look past life's trials and remain calm in the midst of what others would call chaos.

Right now I am trying to be in a place of calm, a place where I can chill out and then handle the chaos of life better. You don't just get it overnight; you have to work at it. It's a daily struggle.

Strangely enough, I find myself more centered in chaos than in calm, and again I'm not sure whether that's a strength or says something weird about me, but I love a crisis. I'm normally very, very organized in the middle of chaos, and then when I have nothing to focus on, extremely disorganized, and I tend to waste a lot of time.

Calm in chaos quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

Humor is a kind of emotional chaos told about calmly and quietly in retrospect.

There is always a laugh in the utterly familiar.

Meditation is the calm in the chaos, the fastest way to settle down and get in touch with the stillness within.

I find that life just gets in the way and it gets so busy and there's so much chaos and stress that can come along with raising two teenage girls in Los Angeles and being married and working and, you know, everything that goes along with it. It's how do you find those calm moments, because everybody has this in their life.

Calm in chaos quote Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle li
Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like hell underwater.
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I am always torn. Between control and chaos; passion and tranquility. Between what's fated and what I want. Part of me longs to take the plunge, to dive off headfirst and let the feeling of control evaporate on the wind. And part of me wants to be in a place where I'd never have to worry about that choice--or any choice. Where peace and calm are the only things I'd feel.

There was a time when the community that was on the Net was homogenous and civilized. Now it's not. We're in the middle of chaos. It may calm down. But the alternative is that there's a total meltdown of the system and that it becomes unusable. That would be a catastrophe.

My New Years Resolution is to find the calm in the chaos.

Practicing yoga is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. It's where you connect mind, body and spirit.

Calm in chaos quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Its all about finding the calm in the chaos.

If you remain calm in the midst of great chaos, it is the surest guarantee the it will eventually subside