José Saramago, The Double
Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.
The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.
Order and disorder', said the speaker, 'they each have their beauty.
Orson Scott Card
Unity is vision; it must have been part of the process of learning to see.
Order is what exists before you start arranging things.
Disorder created connections──that is, resonance.
The only order in the universe is just a cycle of calm and chaos.
The order I found was the order of disorder
Belief and order give strength. Have to clear rubble before you can build.
The order that our mind imagines is like a net, or like a ladder, built to attain something. But afterward you must throw the ladder away, because you discover that, even if it was useful, it was meaningless.
In our quest for the answers of life we tend to make order out of chaos, and chaos out of order.
Man is guaranteed only those rights which he can defend.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
I like it that order exists somewhere even if it shatters near me.