Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.
— Barbara Sher

In sorrow we must go, but not in despair. Behold! we are not bound for ever to the circles of the world, and beyond them is more than memory.
J. R. R. Tolkien circle quote

When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.
— Richard Brinsley Sheridan

There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion.
— John McDonald

Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.
— circle quotation by Frank Dane