Quotation Explorer - 'Round'

Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Destiny has got the rope round my neck and I feel it. - Wilkie Collins
Once men sang together round a table in chorus; now one man sings alone, for the absurd reason that he can sing better. If our civilization goes on like this, only one man will laugh, because he can laugh better than the rest. - G.K. Chesterton
Tobak Davenport, who is a cross between some Sugar Puffs and Lynn Faulds-Wood, was squatting there before being removed by the local constabulary after he went round to complain about Luther Blisset’s pet turkey fouling the communal herb garden. - St John Morris
A lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
The world is round; it has no point. - Adrienne E. Gusoff
The perfect journey is never finished, the goal is always just across the next river, round the shoulder of the next mountain. There is always one more track to follow, one more mirage to explore. - Rosita Forbes
I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill. - Wallace Stevens
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. - Scott Adams
Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner. - W. Somerset Maugham
There is a paradise that can be found A better life to bring us round And all we really need to do Is see the world like lovers do.
Whether for good or for bad, the Iran that ultimately rises out of the ashes of last summer's uprising will be unlike the Iran we know today, and for that we can thank the Green Movement, not another round of useless sanctions. - Reza Aslan
The steady soul and the ego pretender / walk with their arms round each other's shoulders / through the mirage. - Jay Woodman
Mist lies over the river like the icy breath of winter angels. Darkness gathers round... and it is beautiful.Thank you for this life, this death, whatever it is you arethat makes us finally see. - Jay Woodman
As long as he deceived himself about the truth, he could blame fortune and have confidence in the future. Now the clouds of madness were closing round his mind. - Hermann Bahr
The earth is round for a reason. Your minimum effort starts you at the top of the world; your maximum effort keeps you there. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Mama and I sat on a burping bus full of chickens in cages, and round-eyed babies on round mothers' laps. (The Pinata-Maker's Daughter) - Eileen Granfors
Love makes the world go round, but sometimes you spin so much you end up dizzy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You're either on the Merry go round or you're not. - Lou Silluzio
may came home with a smooth round stoneas small as a world and as large as alone. - E.E. Cummings
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner. - Douglas Adams
Now they're bouncing messages off the stars. Bet the messages aren't worth the technology. Think of "See you Friday, Ethel", chattering round the eternal spheres.
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. - Jalaluddin Rumi
There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there's only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there's no reason why you shouldn't have a fairly good time. - Edith Wharton
It is impossible for us to make any real advance until we take to heart this great truth, that without freedom of choice, without freedom of action, there are not such things as true moral qualities; there can only be submissive wearing of the cords that others have tied round our hands. - Auberon Herbert
if you follow me, you must be spinning round, because i have not destination. - DonaDevil
The creation of a line of forts opposite to the French frontier will enable the German troops to be economized on that line and will enable the main forces to swing round through Belgium and Holland.
Now I have to lie on the bed for a few minutes and let the solitude gather round me once more. - Martin Amis
The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning. - Ivy Baker Priest
Money makes the world go round, but love makes the universe go in every direction. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on. - French proverb
Early morning: set off at dawn. Travel round in front of the sun, steal a day's march on him. Keep it up for ever never grow a day older technically. - James Joyce
The yellow moon dreamilytipping buttons of lightdown among the leaves. Marimba,marimba - from beyond theblack street.Somebody dancing,somebodygetting the helloutta here. Shadows of catsweave round the treetrunks,the exposed knotty roots.("Scenes from the Life of the Peppertrees") - Denise Levertov
...there was alienation in the standing consciousness that his squareness would not fit the round hole that had been prepared for him. - Thomas Hardy
Man can start with aversion and end with love, but if he begins with love and comes round to aversion he will never get back to love. - Honoré de Balzac
The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell youDon't go back to sleep!You must ask for what you really want.Don't go back to sleep!People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch,The door is round and openDon't go back to sleep! - Jalaluddin Rumi
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
My mind skidded round a very short track and passed the finish line in a matter of seconds without any sensible conclusion. - Petra Kidd
Ugly or beautiful, it is the little creatures that make the world go round. We should celebrate and appreciated them in all their wonderful diversity. - Dave Goulson
Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine
And this man, who had sailed round Europe and navigated the Great Northern Route, leaned happily over half a ladleful of thin oatmeal kasha, cooked entirely without fat - just oats and water. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. - Rebecca West
Poetry's not a thing of pretty round phrases or noisy invocations. It's life itself, with the tang of the raw world in it - not a sweetmeat for middle-class women in parlours. - John Buchan Huntingtower
No map to help us find the tranquil flat lands, clearings calm, fields without mean fences. Rolling down the other side of life our compass is the sureness of ourselves. Time may make us rugged, ragged round the edges, but know and understand that love is still the safest place to land. - Rod McKuen
I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark. - Mary Stewart
It's love that makes the world go round - otherwise it would be flat. - Jay Woodman
Like one who, on a lonely road, Doth walk in fear and dread, And, having once turned round, walks on, And turns no more his head; Because he knows a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread. - Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner. - Mary Shelley
Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. - J.R.R. Tolkien
The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow of the earth on the moon and I have more faith in the Shadow than in the Church. - Magellan
In a man-to-man fight, the winner is he who has one more round in his magazine. - Erwin Rommel
A time is coming when the whole round world will know that God reigns and that God is Love, when hell and heaven, life and death, sin and salvation, will be read and understood aright at last. - Oswald Chambers
Life is always good, if those who are living a round you are happy with what's going on. - Auliq Ice
We have to combine, certainly, but if we combine to fight on the idea of each man making more money for himself, then we end by fighting one another. And that's the trouble now... human dealings are founded - founded - not on money but on what is fair and just all round. - Neil M. Gunn
-a superb moon, round as a pumpkin and golden as honey, filling the rooftop world with light, and deep, mysterious shadow. - Barbara Sleigh
What if our badness and mistakes are the very thing that set our fate and bring us round to good? What if, for some of us, we can't get there any other way? - Donna Tartt
Money makes the world go round; however, happiness greases the axle. Without this lubricant, life will seize. - Paul Van Der Merwe
It’s not right because it just isn’t. You can’t go round making up evidence just because you’re convinced someone is guilty. You can’t be judge and jury; that’s not your job. (Liz) - Stella Rimington
Universe converses with every person's nature in its own language round the clock. The challenge is only to understand it correctly. - Anuj Somany
Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast. - Compton Mackenzie
How many hours are there in a mile? Is yellow square or round? Probably half the questions we ask-half our great theological and metaphysical problems-are like that. - C.S. Lewis
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend - William Shakespeare
Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gateAnd though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when IShall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Death cannot be struggled against, brother. It ever arrives, defiant of every hiding place, of every frantic attempt to escape. Death is every mortal's shadow, his true shadow, and time is its servant, spinning that shadow slowly round, until what stretched before one now stretched before him. - Steven Erikson
The earth is round! - Gandalf
I drive a motorbike, so there is the whiff of the grim reaper round every corner, especially in London. - Benedict Cumberbatch
D'you call life a bad job? Never! We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children. - W. Somerset Maugham
He that is giddy thinks the world turns round. - William Shakespeare
The world only goes round by misunderstanding. - Charles Baudelaire
Unforgiveness is so much stress, I tell you. You just keep going round in circles instead of taking a straight path which forgiveness offers. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
And as we round the bend toward Ivy Cottage, he tugs my braid just the way he always has ever since I was six, and then he reaches down and takes my hand.Maybe sometimes dreams really do come true. - Heather Vogel Frederick
Sparkles make the world go round. - Owllover
I noticed a phenomenon that doesn't often happen toa man: several women turned round as he passed them. - Patrick Modiano
Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place. - Ice T
And they danced with laughter and tears. They swung each other round and round, the first and last time in years. - Hubert Martin
Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Franklin P. Jones
Peace is just around the corner, the only problem is the world is round! (created this on 9-11-01 after the WTC crash.) - David Calleo SELF
God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. - Karen Blixen
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