Devotion Spiral Staircases quotations

All rising to great places is by a winding stair.


Spiral staircases quote Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.

Life is a journey up a spiral staircase;

as we grow older we cover the ground covered we have covered before, only higher up; as we look down the winding stair below us we measure our progress by the number of places where we were but no longer are. The journey is both repetitious and progressive; we go both round and upward.

Spiral staircases quote Take the first step in faith. You dont have to see the whole staircase, just tak
Take the first step in faith. You dont have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

I remember in 37 when trolley cars were so big in New York.

It was five cents for a ride... There used to be open-air buses, and you could go up a spiral staircase and sit up on top. Those were great, great days.

William Carlos Williams, late in his long life, had a dream: He saw an enormous spiral staircase in empty space, and his father slowly descending toward him. When he reached the bottom, his father walked over, looked him in the eye and said: “You know those poems you're writing? They're no good.”

Many of the younger generation know my name in a vague way and connect it with grotesque inventions, but don't believe that I ever existed as a person. They think I'm a nonperson, just a name that signifies a tangled web of pipes or wires or strings that suggest machinery. My name to them is like a spiral staircase, veal cutlets, barber's itch — terms that give you an immediate picture of what they mean.


Spiral staircases quote You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step
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Many a man may look respectable, and yet be able to hide at will behind a spiral staircase.

Arsenal have class. I remember when I was at Spurs, the Arsenal players would arrive for matches in their navy blazers with the gold gun emblem sewn into their pockets and grey slacks. We couldn’t match their ground with that beautiful main entrance, marble halls and spiral staircase. Even in 1961 when we won the Double, we were never as big a club as Arsenal.