"Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people."
"All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time."
"I stupidly ignored education completely. I found it dull and I preferred to cause chaos and have fun. I regret this massively now."
"My favorite play in drama school was 'The Bacchae.' It's about a king who literally gets eaten alive by all the women in the play in a kind of orgy - it's related to the word 'bacchanal' - and I loved that idea of animalistic chaos and following our own desires."
"After the chaos and carnage of September 11th, it is not enough to serve our enemies with legal papers."
"When I'm writing, I'm trying to immerse myself in the chaos of an emotional experience, rather than separate myself from it and look back at it from a distance with clarity and tell it as a story. Because that's how life is lived, you know?"
"As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama. There's always going to be chaos in the restaurant business."
"Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm."
"There is no greater feeling than hanging out with my dogs, or just walking around the land with our horses. My rescue ranch is is where I feel the most at peace and where I'm reminded of the simple things in life and let the chaos of my crazy work life fade away."
"So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order."