We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe disorder quote
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
— A. A. Milne
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
— John Ruskin
True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
— disorder quotation by Tom Robbins
A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach.
It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
Gaiety --a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
I'm interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.
It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body;
we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.
Order marches with weighty and measured strides. Disorder is always in a hurry.
An eating disorder is serious and it's a disease, and I don't think you can lightly say that someone has a disease unless they're openly telling you that they do.
If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I'm going to be. I don't have an eating disorder.
Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves.
The tragedy for comedians is there's nothing more they want than to be liked.
We desperately seek approval. It's almost like a personality disorder you can do as a job.
There are a lot of eating disorders in our sport, so I try very hard not to get consumed by all that.
Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative.
I think religion is a neurological disorder.
Discontenet and disorder are signs of energy and hope, not of despair
However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems.
It was about this time that I began experiencing the beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder. We were touring a lot and there were some developing personal problems within the band.
Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.
The generality have considered that disease is but a confused and disordered effort in Nature, thrown down from her proper state, and defending herself in vain.
Enjoin this upon the Officers, and let them inculcate, and press home to the Soldiery, the Necessity of Order and Harmony among them, who are embarkd in one common Cause, and mutually contending for all that Freeman sic hold dear. I am persuaded, if the Officers will but exert themselves, these Animosities, this Disorder, will in a great Measure subside, and nothing being more essential to the Service than that it should, I am hopeful nothing on their Parts will be wanting to effect it.
Elizabeth Taylor is pre-feminist woman.
This is the source of her continuing greatness and relevance. She wields the sexual power that feminism cannot explain and has tried to destroy. Through stars like Taylor, we sense the world-disordering impact of legendary women like Delilah, Salome, and Helen of Troy. Feminism has tried to dismiss the femme fatale as a misogynist libel, a hoary clich?. But the femme fatale expresses women's ancient and eternal control of the sexual realm. The specter of the femme fatale stalks all men's relations with women.
He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
Between the years of ninety-two and a hundred and two, however, we shall be the ribald, useless, drunken, outcast person we have always wished to be. We shall have a long white beard and long white hair; we shall not walk at all, but recline in a wheel chair and bellow for alcoholic beverages; in the winter we shall sit before the fire with our feet in a bucket of hot water, a decanter of corn whiskey near at hand, and write ribald songs against organized society... We look forward to a disreputable, vigorous, unhonoured, and disorderly old age.
We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives.
The doctor found, when she was dead, her last disorder mortal.
If one looks with a cold eye at the mess man has made of history, it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that he has been afflicted by some built-in mental disorder which drives him towards self-destruction.
So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination ... And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do not bring forth in the agitation.
I have often told you that I am that little fish who swims about under a shark and, I believe, lives indelicately on its offal. Anyway, that is the way I am. Life moves over me in a vast black shadow and I swallow whatever it drops with relish, having learned in a very hard school that one cannot be both a parasite and enjoy self-nourishment without moving in worlds too fantastic for even my disordered imagination to people with meaning.
Intelligence is that faculty of mind, by which order is perceived in a situation previously considered disordered.
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline;
simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness.
People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.