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Order marches with weighty and measured strides. Disorder is always in a hurry.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

Good order is the foundation of all great things.

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.

Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801) Swiss theologian and poet.

There is no course of life so weak and Scottish as that which is ordered by orders, method, and discipline.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

Order is Heaven's first law; and this confessed, some are, and must be, greater than the rest, more rich, more wise; but who infers from hence that such are happier, shocks all common sense. Condition, circumstance, is not the thing; bliss is the same in subject or in king.

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet and satirist.

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.

Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) American historian, journalist and novelist.

Order is a great person's need and their true well being.

Henri Frédéric Amiel (1821-1881) Swiss writer.

However fiercely opposed one may be to the present order, an old respect for the idea of order itself often prevents people from distinguishing between order and those who stand for order, and leads them in practice to respect individuals under the pretext of respecting order itself.

Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) French playwright, and poet.