Quotes / Confusion Fu

"What defense can be mounted against a foe possessed of a thousand unknown attacks?"
Darko, 8-Bit Theater

EDI: If two AI weapons are pitted against each other, the one with superior hardware will always win. Human misjudgements defy predictive models.
Joker: License to screw up, commander. You heard it straight from the ship!

"There are some things that can beat smartness and foresight? Awkwardness and stupidity can. The best swordsman in the world doesn't need to fear the second best swordsman in the world; no, the person for him to be afraid of is some ignorant antagonist who has never had a sword in his hand before; he doesn't do the thing he ought to do, and so the expert isn't prepared for him; he does the thing he ought not to do; and often it catches the expert out and ends him on the spot."

"I see... I think left and it comes from the right, I think up and it comes from below. Your movements defraud the opponent's assumptions, and you turn what seems like a bad attack into a brilliant strategy."

Gavin: You might be wondering, 'What skills do I have? Why would I lead a heist?'. Well let me tell you: I have confusion... and disorientation.
Jack: There's medicine for that...

"Consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds."
Baroque! Quality Description, used for the game of Knife-and-Candle, Fallen London

"He was a stubborn foe...But I'm CRAZY!!...So I won."
Leon Powalski, Star Fox Command