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Confuses Quotes

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Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Related topics: Love Hate

Power confuses itself with virtue and tends also to
take itself for omnipotence.
- J. William Fulbright

One concept corrupts and confuses the others.
I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics;
I am speaking of the infinite.
- Jorge Luis Borges

The problem isn't that Johnny can't read.
The problem isn't even that Johnny can't think.
The problem is that Johnny doesn't know what thinking is;
he confuses it with feeling.
- Thomas Sowell

 

I think I'm still trying to find my feet as an actor.
And I know it ain't brain surgery, but it confuses
me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot.
- Colin Farrell

I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice.
I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas.
It confuses people.
- Dirk Benedict

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past,
threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
- Maya Angelou

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Obedience to the word in humility of mind never confuses.
- John Nelson Darby

I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model
so that I can paint in peace behind it.
Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.
- Edvard Munch

Virginia 's tax system needs to be fixed.
The time to act is now.
Do not send me any more studies.
Do not send me another piecemeal approach that confuses
tinkering with real reform.
- Mark Warner

In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity,
the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create.
- Raoul Vaneigem

The idea that every time you do a film you're supposed
to be tortured confuses me.
I mean, guys who say, 'Oh, it's really tough,
my character is really suffering' -come on.
For us, even in the rotten ones we've had a good time.
I don't think you have to suffer.
- George Clooney

The New Right, in many cases, is doing nothing less
than placing a heretical claim on Christian faith that distorts,
confuses, and destroys the opportunity for a biblical
understanding of Jesus Christ and of his gospel for millions of people.
- Mark Hatfield

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry

Don't confuse fame with success.
Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
- Erma Bombeck

I think people often confuse success with fame and stardom.
- Brenda Blethyn

I was cut off from the world.
There was no one to confuse or torment me,
and I was forced to become original.
- Joseph Haydn

One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it.
- Elias Canetti

If you can't convince them, confuse them.
- Harry S. Truman

The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets
on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you.
- Stephen Rea

Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about
God while one is peeling potatoes.
Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
- Alan Watts

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

No, I don't make my work in order to challenge or confuse
other people's expectations -
I only do what I find natural.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at,
with originality, which they should never bother about.
- W. H. Auden

Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty
that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed.
They are entirely different things.
- Denis Diderot

It's very easy to confuse Sean Connery with James Bond.
Sometimes in the entertainment industry,
people believe the cake is more real than the baker.
- Judd Nelson

Representation of the world, like the world itself,
is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view,
which they confuse with the absolute truth.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
- Kin Hubbard

It's plain hokum.
If you can't convince 'em, confuse 'em.
It's an old political trick.
But this time it won't work.
- Harry S. Truman

The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality.
The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.
- James A. Michener

Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt.
- Barbara Walters

There is the view that poetry should improve your life.
I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
- John Ashbery

Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take
when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I do not believe the American people are going to confuse hatred for passion.
- Ed Gillespie

If you see me once, you cannot confuse me with another.
- Luciano Pavarotti

I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection.
Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.
- Michael J. Fox

Don't confuse facts with reality.
- Robert D. Ballard

We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
- Yves Saint Laurent

Don't confuse hypothesis and theory.
The former is a possible explanation;
the latter,
the correct one.
The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science.
- Martin H. Fischer

Let me explain what I do here.
I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary.
- Eugene Ormandy

May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Censors tend to do what only psychotics do:
they confuse reality with illusion.
- David Cronenberg

To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse
us and close doors to further inquiry,
they are likely to be wrong.
- E. O. Wilson

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
- A. J. Liebling

The enemies of the Christian religion and the Law of
God confuse law with faith.
- Randall Terry

Never confuse movement with action.
- Ernest Hemingway

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity,
like the word livewire.
- Laurie Anderson

We must not confuse distortion with innovation;
distortion is useless change,
art is beneficial change.
- Chuck Jones

Do not confuse beauty with beautiful.
Beautiful is a human judgment.
Beauty is All.
The difference is everything.
- Matthew Fox

There was no one near to confuse me,
so I was forced to become original.
- Joseph Haydn

Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
- Marlon Brando

It's a mistake to confuse pity with love.
- Stanley Kubrick

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more
about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic,
and consider it an arid science.
In reality, however, it is a science which requires
a great amount of imagination.
- Sofia Kovalevskaya

Words can sometimes be used to confuse,
but it's up to the practitioners of the study of language
to apply them for good and not for evil.
It is just like fire; fire can heat your house or burn it down.
- Frank Luntz

I hope that not only my documentaries,
but everybody's documentaries, last.
It will really confuse historians in the next century,
because they'll have, in addition to all the print material,
they'll have all these pictures to look at.
- Frederick Wiseman

Labels only confuse people.
The smarter people recognize artists who transcend categories.
But I always try to entertain.
It's in my nature; writers are born to entertain.
If that means working ostensibly within a genre,
fine.
- John Shirley

We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality.
We must not, in opening our schools to everyone,
confuse the idea that all should have equal chance
with the notion that all have equal endowments.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent,
too.
Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate,
action: you liberate a city by destroying it.
Words are to confuse, so that at election time people
will solemnly vote against their own interests.
- Gore Vidal

Here in America we are descended in blood
and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels.
Men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine.
As their heirs, may we never confuse
honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Forget words like 'hard sell' and 'soft sell.'
That will only confuse you.
Just be sure your advertising is saying something with substance,
something that will inform and serve the consumer,
and be sure you're saying it like it's never been said before.
- William Bernbach

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question
"How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"
- Erwin Chargaff

Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
- Roger Ebert

Stay hopeless and confused. Keep polishing those skills.
- the movie When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
- Stewart Udall

The automobile, both a cause and an effect of this decentralization,
is ideally suited for our vast landscape and our generally
confused and contrary commuting patterns.
- Brock Yates

Anyone who isn't confused,
really doesn't understand the situation.
- Edward R. Murrow

One of your tasks is to separate the "personal" from the "substantive."
The two can become confused,
especially if someone rubs the President wrong.
- Donald Rumsfeld


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