Like a circle in a spiral Like a wheel within a wheel Never ending or beginning On an ever-spinning reel As the images unwind Like the circles that you find In the windmills of your mind.— Michel Legrand
Most Powerful Spins quotations
My head's a carousel of pictures and The spinning never stops.
Life's a wheel of fortune and it's my chance to spin it.
After all, spinning is its own reward. There wouldn't be carousels if it weren't so.
As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.
Like a cyclone, imperialism spins across the globe;
militarism crushes peoples and sucks their blood like a vampire.
When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.
We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.
I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung.
We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.
Many estates are spent in the getting, since women for tea forsake spinning and knitting, and men for punch forsake hewing and splitting.
Gardening is the handiest excuse for being a philosopher.
Nobody guesses, nobody accuses, nobody knows, but there you are, Plato in the peonies, Socrates force-growing his own hemlock. A man toting a sack of blood manure across his lawn is kin to Atlas letting the world spin easy on his shoulder.
Do you ever just put your arms out and just spin and spin and spin? Well, that's what love is like; everything inside of you tells you to stop before you fall, but for some reason you just keep going.
There are so many ways of being despicable it quite makes one’s head spin.
But the way to be really despicable is to be contemptuous of other people’s pain.
If one day I look out from my cabin's porch and see a row of windmills spinning in the distance, I won't curse them. I will praise them. It will mean we are finally getting somewhere.
When it comes to life, we spin our own yarn, and where we end up is really, in fact, where we always intended to be.
I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money.
I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief that once that far down, everyone will understand because they are the same that far down.
Talking, talking. Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams, between myself and all I see.
I do regard spinning and weaving as a necessary part of any national system of education.
Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.
The media are obsessed with spin doctors and with portraying them as a bad thing, yet seem addicted to our medicine.
Running is a road to self-awareness and reliance-you can push yourself to extremes and learn the harsh reality of your physical and mental limitations or coast quietly down a solitary path watching the earth spin beneath your feet.
I've reduced a lot of the stress in my life.
I've gotten rid of a lot of things. The light was turned on and a lot of the cockroaches started spinning. I swept them out the door. And sometimes you just have to throw things out because they carry a certain energy.
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.
Next to a leisurely walk I enjoy a spin on my tandem bicycle.
It is splendid to feel the wind blowing in my face and the springy motion of my iron steed. The rapid rush through the air gives me a delicious sense of strength and buoyancy, and the exercise makes my pulse dance and my heart sing.
It was very important, and I felt like music ran through my blood lines, with my father being a deejay and teaching me about records. I always thought vinyl was just intriguing. A black piece of wax that spins on a turntable and nothing but good sound comes from it. So that inspiration just keeps me going in hip-hop.
I think that a particle must have a separate reality independent of the measurements. That is an electron has spin, location and so forth even when it is not being measured. I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it.
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
The great thing about visual horror films is there's real potential for strong, beautiful imagery. It's the one genre that really lends itself to creating strong images. And I've always loved that idea of windmills - your mind aimlessly spinning.
I tried spinning around in a chair to impress a girl.
That spin became so violent, it was hard to know how to get out of it.
I was able to get it under control and break the speed of sound...I could feel myself break the speed of sound. I could feel the air building up and then I hit it.
The history of PR is... a history of a battle for what is reality and how people will see and understand reality.
I know of nobody who is purely autistic, or purely neurotypical.
Even God has some autistic moments, which is why the planets spin.
As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.
The list of photographs that I am missing while I sit on airport runways, teach classes or spend hours in the studio makes my head spin. It's almost as if I can actually sense all the great pictures that I'm missing at a given moment. It's times like those that remind me to be very productive when I do get behind-the-camera time.
The isolation spins its mysterious cocoon, focusing the mind on one place, one time, one rhythm - the turning of the light. The island knows no other human voices, no other footprints. On the Offshore Lights you can live any story you want to tell yourself, and no one will say you're wrong: not the seagulls, not the prisms, not the wind.