Some might say “a well ordered desk makes for a well ordered mind.” Hallmark Cards maybe. I’d hazard a guess that any quote extolling the virtue of being organized will be from a far less interesting source than Einstein.
Free thinking vs organised control. I think you need an element of both… but control should be the sidekick… on its own it will get you nowhere.
Looking at my desk I might be about to make an important discovery. What’s your desk saying about you?