Do you ever find yourself really confused about something?
For example, maybe you don’t understand how to choose between two different career paths, or you’re not sure what kind of furniture would look good in your living room, or maybe you’re even unsure how to dress yourself in the morning.
Sometimes it’s hard to know what you really think about something, and you end up blurting out something that turns out to be complete nonsense.
When that happens, don’t worry!
These confused quotes will remind you of how it feels to be completely off your game and give you some helpful tips on how to get back on track again.
Just remember the wise words of Confused Quotes Champion Albert Einstein, who once said If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.
Good advice indeed!
Confusion happens to all of us at one time or another. Whether it’s because you don’t understand something, or you need a bit more clarification, these quotes about being confused might just be what you need to get back on track.
I’ve found myself in all of these situations (and more), and so to help with that confusion, I wanted to share the best confused quotes with you!
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No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell. ―Carl Jung
If you’re confused about what to do, it’s a sign that your enemy is winning. ―Toba Beta
People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. ―A. J. Liebling
There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck. ―Jean-Paul Sartre
I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion. ―Albert Einstein
Too much action with too little intent makes for wasteful exertion of energy and the confusion between movement and progress. ―Steve Maraboli
Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights. ―Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
If your mind is not clear then settle down. ―Herbert Lebumfacil
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. ―George Santayana
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. ―Socrates
Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. ―William Westmoreland
I think it is scary anytime anyone is coming at you asking questions. ―Corrine Brown
Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster. ―Johan Cruyff
If confusion leads to knowledge, then I must be a genius. ―Larry Leissner
Life is fleeting, and the wonder can be lost within the confusion of worldly reality. ―Steven Redhead
We are not confused, it’s just the conflict between what we say and what we do. ―Muhammad Zaki
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood. ―Henry Miller
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. ―Buddha
I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except by getting off his back. ―Leo Tolstoy
When you don’t know what to do, go back to the places, the people and the promises where you know you last heard God. ―Pam Farrel
Sometimes hate is just confused love! ―Omar Tyree
Confusion is the main cause of worry. ―Dale Carnegie
In mathematics, you don’t understand things. You just get used to them. ―Johann von Neumann
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. ―George Carlin
It’s hard to win when you always lose. ―Tom Waits
We have understood nothing of life until we have understood that it is one vast confusion. ―Henry De Montherlant
Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right. ―Joel Osteen
Jesus won’t try to speak over the noise in our lives; love whispers so we won’t be confused about who’s doing the talking. ―Bob Goff
People always seemed to know half of history, and to get it confused with the other half. ―Jane Haddam
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good. ―Socrates
However confused the scene of our life appears, however torn we may be who now do face that scene, it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole. ―Muriel Rukeyser
Confusion is not an ignoble condition. ―Brian Friel
I don’t know, upon my honour, what I’m doing. ―Henry James
It’s really very difficult to understand a woman – actually it’s not she but he who is confused. ―Amit Abraham
What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it. ―Salvador Dali
With great power often comes great confusion. ―Dan Allen
People don’t expect too much from literature. They just want to know they’re not alone with being confused. ―Jonathan Ames
The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes. ―James Agee
The most confused we ever get is when we’re trying to convince our heads of something our heart knows is a lie. ―Karen Marie Moning
To be given permission to be confused – and remain confused – for as long as it takes would have been a huge gift. ―Janet Jackson
When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you. ―Friedrich Nietzsche
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. ―Niels Bohr
If I look confused it is because I am thinking. ―Samuel Goldwyn
It’s amazing how confused and distracted and misdirected so many people are. ―Stephen Covey
No matter how confused or deluded we may be at the moment, the underlying and essential nature of our being is clear and pure. ―Lama Yeshe
The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking. ―Martin Heidegger
Just simplify all that confusion and try to make life wonderfully simple again. ―Aurora Berill
You have to systematically create confusion, it sets creativity free. ―Salvador Dali
Life is a series of embarrassing moments which leave you feeling alone in your confusion and shame. ―Miranda Hart
To do two things at once is to do neither. ―Publilius Syrus
Life being all inclusion and conclusion, and art being all discrimination and selection. ―Henry James
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. ―Leonardo Da Vinci
Some lose all mind and become soul: insane. Some lose all soul and become mind: intellectual. Some lose both and become: accepted. ―Charles Bukowski
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission. ―Fred Allen
I think this confusion leads intellectuals and artists themselves to believe that the elite arts and humanities are a kind of higher, exalted form of human endeavor. ―Steven Pinker
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality. ―Eckhart Tolle
So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad at the same time, and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. ―Stephen Chbosky
The standard definition of AI is that which we don’t understand. ―Bill Joy
Not to have a confused church is to teach paramount importance of the truth. ―Sunday Adelaja
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. ―Aristotle
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat. ―Jean-Paul Sartre
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers. ―William Penn
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot. ―Plato
We all go through doubt. It’s hard. Those difficult moments are what build your character. ―Joe Rogan
Love is when two people who care for each other get confused. ―Bob Schneider
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization. ―Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. ―Albert Einstein
Human interaction. The most complicated form of happiness I will never figure out. ―Charlotte Eriksson
Don’t be afraid to be confused. Try to remain permanently confused. Anything is possible. ―George Saunders
Today, if you are not confused, you are not thinking clearly. ―Irene Peter
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. ―Roger Ebert
Good. Be confused. Confusion is where inspiration comes from. ―Robyn Mundell
I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. ―Daniel Boone
A leader who is confused or confusing causes too much anxiety, and a leader who is too controlling is revealing more insecurity and a lack of leadership. ―Mark Goulston
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it. ―Leo Tolstoy
I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress. ―Ed Begley, Jr
To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old. ―Oliver Wendell Holmes
At times he felt that he had almost rather not be in love with her, for it brought him no peace. What was the use of it, if it was only going to be painful? ― Larry McMurtry
A friend to all is a friend to none. ―Aristotle
Logic of a madman is a sane man’s confusion. ―Jeo R. Lansdale
I’ve never been more confused in my life, but at the same time I’ve never been more satisfied with what we’ve done. ―Kurt Cobain
Man is a rebel, and a rebel is naturally in confusion. ―Billy Graham
Confusion now hath made his masterpiece! ―William Shakespeare
If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention. ―Tom Peters
Acting is a form of confusion. ―Tallulah Bankhead
Seek first to understand, then to be understood. ―Stephen Covey
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. ―Mark Twain
God can pick sense out of a confused prayer. ―Terence McKenna
Most people living in the world are confused about life. ―Sunday Adelaja
Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one. ―Martin Heidegger
A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused. ―Nigel Short
You can’t pay enough money to… cure that feeling of being broken and confused. ―Winona Ryder
God doesn’t come to kill, to steal or to destroy. That’s the enemy. God comes to give abundant life. Know your God so you don’t get confused. ―Mike Pilavachi
Confused like small birds trap into a badminton game. ―Sulejman Halilagic
I’m too open-minded that I don’t know what to mind anymore. ―Ahmed Mostafa
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. ―Epicurus
Right and wrong are very complicated; sometimes I get confused which one to follow. ―M.F. Moonzajer
We often confuse what we wish for with what is. ―Neil Gaiman
Love is merely a combination between infatuation and confusion. ―Dustin Cruz
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion. ―Francis Bacon
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing. ―Socrates
One moment in life you get stuck… and confused. ―Deyth Banger
If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company. ―Jean-Paul Sartre
I have nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion. ―Jack Kerouac
Being confused about choices is nothing more than hoping that maybe there is a way to get through life without taking charge. ―Meg Jay
A confused mind tends to be the most creative. ―Steven Magee
I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed. ―Robert Frost
In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word. ―Walt Whitman
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. ―Bertrand Russell
I’m slightly unsure as to what my goal is. I just keep doing jobs. ―Rachel Weisz
I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other. ―Stephen Chbosky
If you are sure you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused ― Walter F. Mondale
Confusion is always the most honest response. ―Marty Indik
Sometimes I’m confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn’t obvious. ―Michael Stipe
Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that. ―D.H. Lawrence
Ignorance is the worst liberation. To know even a few is better than knowing nothing at all. ―Michael Bassey Johnson
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal. ―Friedrich Nietzsche
If you can’t convince them, confuse them. ―Harry S. Truman
Injecting some confusion stabilizes the system. ―Nassim Nicholas Taleb
We feel unhappy and confused with our life when we don’t do the focus or calling that God has on our life. ―John C. Maxwell
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age. ―Albert Einstein
The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life. ―Leo Tolstoy
As we grow older, the memories of early life brighten, those of maturity and senescence grow dim and confused. ―Anthony Burgess
Anyone who isn’t confused, really doesn’t understand the situation. ―Edward R. Murrow
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. ―Kim Hubbard
With ruin upon ruin, rout on rout, Confusion worse confounded. ―John Milton
Your eyes may mislead you sometimes. So don’t be serious in observing, listen to your heart at times when you are confused. ―Giridhar Alwar
Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity. ―Micheal J. Gelb
Life is like a confused teacher. First she gives the tests and then teaches the lesson. ―Drake
There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing. ―Scotty Bowman
We survive, in the confusion of a life reborn beyond reason. ―Pier Paolo Pasolini
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.— Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason. ―John Mayer
History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion. ―Gerald R. Ford
We humans are such complicated and confused beings that we call the animals beasts. ―Cristiane Serruya
The more you explain it, the more I don’t understand it. ―Mark Twain
I just want to be someone, to mean something to anyone… ― Charlotte Eriksson
Sensuality is allowing your brilliance and confusion to coexist. ―Lebo Grand
I freely admit I’m confused. ―Craig Ferguson
One who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; one who does not ask a question remains a fool forever. ―Chinese proverb
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee. ―John Gay
In the theater of confusion, knowing the location of the exits is what counts. ―Mason Cooley
Just keep going like crazy and look back when it’s over. Otherwise you just get confused. ―Cliff Burton
Confusion is an often too subtle sign of paranoia. ―Anne Austin
Conclusion means death. Confusion means possibility. ―Jaggi Vasudev
Confusion is only a matter of doubt before you leap forward, using your decision-making power to control your own destiny. ―Byron Pulsifer
You always admire what you really don’t understand. ―Blaise Pascal
Masculine ideals have become very confused in the modern world. ―Andrew Dominik
Every really good book was written a little at a time, over time, in tremendous confusion and doubt. ―Richard Bausch
Confusion is a chicken with shattered eyes. ―Thai Proverb
Confused? Confusion is good, it’s an excellent place to learn something new from. ―Edward R. Murrow
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbor to have them through envy. ―Aristotle
I think, therefore I am… confused. ―Benjamin Hoff
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. ―Plato
Man’s role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary. ―Margaret Mead
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. ―Albert Einstein
Best Funny Confused Quotes
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself. I am large; I contain multitudes. ―Walt Whitman
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. ―Douglas Adams
I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed. ―Robert Frost
An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission. ―Fred Allen
If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention. ―Tom Peters
I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face. ―Johnny Depp
If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius. ―Larry Leissner
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What is the purpose of confused quotes?
When you feel lost or uncertain, reading confused quotes can help you feel better. These quotes provide reassurance that you are not alone in feeling this way. They also offer words of wisdom and comfort from some of the most successful people in the world. In addition, these quotes can motivate you to keep going despite feeling confused. Finally, reading confused quotes can help put your current situation into perspective and remind you that this too shall pass.
How can confused quotes help me?
Sometimes, the best way to understand something is to hear it from someone else. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of confused quotes from some of history’s greatest thinkers. Maybe their words will help you make sense of your confusion and see things in a new light.
What are some best confused quotes?
These are some of my favorite confused quotes:
* Don’t worry about life’s small stuff, because small stuff is just big stuff that hasn’t happened yet.
* The confusion always comes with the territory. ―Jane Kaczmarek
* Everything’s okay in the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end. ―Bob Marley
Who uses confused quotes?
We’ve all been there before. You’re trying to understand something, but no matter how much you read or how many times you reread the material, you just can’t seem to wrap your head around it. In these moments, it can be helpful to read quotes from people who have gone through the same thing. Perhaps they can offer some clarity or provide a new perspective that you hadn’t considered before.
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* Read them aloud to yourself and let the words really sink in.
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