Quotation Explorer - 'Axis'

the ballerina on perfected toeSpins to the axis of a fortitudeThat is the sum of all her yesterdays. - Djuna Barnes
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy! - Louise Bogan
Who would've thought such a slight tilt in our earthly axis could make such a big difference in our lives? The big wheel keeps on turning and here we are again, looking in the sweet face of darkness. - Geoffrey Neighor
The true axis of evil in America is the brilliance of our marketing combined with the stupidity of our people. - Bill Maher
Progress across the time axis is passive. Progress up the results axis is passion. - Ryan Lilly
My Dad is everywhere and he is nowhere. My world tilts on a different axis, orbiting the sun of my own family- but still, I feel his warmth. - Elisabeth Egan
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. - Thich Nhat Hanh
If men stopped making fools of themselves in front of women, I'm 80% sure the planet would cease to spin on its axis. - Rhys
Because choices need time, the fulness of time, time being the horizontal axis of morality - you make a decision and then you wait and see, wait and see. - White Teeth - Zadie Smith
Poetry is seeing everything when there is only one thing. It is looking at a rose but seeing the stars, moons, seas, and trees. It is a truth beyond logic, an experience beyond thought. Poetry is the Earth pausing on its axis in order to manifest itself as a rose. - Kamand Kojouri
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