Quotes About Being Confused

Updated September 7, 2016

No one likes being confused, puzzled or not knowing what is going on. However, it happens to everyone at some point in their life. Perhaps these quotes about being confused will help you feel better about your own conundrum.

What People Say About Being Confused

Here is a collection of quotes about being confused which are grouped into a few different categories. All of the quotes found below are available on sites throughout the Internet, and have been either said by famous individuals or have become famous due to being so widespread.

General Confusion Quotes

  • Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. - George Santayana
  • Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. - Kim Hubbard
  • One who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; one who does not ask a question remains a fool forever. - Chinese proverb
  • You always admire what you really don’t understand. - Blaise Pascal
  • Confusion is only a matter of doubt before you leap forward using your decision making power to control your own destiny. - Byron Pulsifer
  • History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion. - Gerald R. Ford
  • 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
  • Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. - Roger Ebert

Quotes About Potentially Confusing Topics

  • Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. - Bertrand Russell
  • An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. - Niels Bohr
  • People always seemed to know half of history, and to get it confused with the other half. - Jane Haddam
  • The standard definition of AI is that which we don't understand. - Bill Joy
  • If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
  • Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. - Albert Einstein
  • In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them." - Johann von Neumann

Funny Quotes About Confusion

  • An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission. - Fred Allen
  • If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius. – Larry Leissner.
  • 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
  • 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
  • By all means, let's not confuse ourselves with the facts! - Unknown
  • I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed. - Robert Frost

So, now you know some quotes about confusion. Hopefully, these helped to make you feel less puzzled, lost or confused.