Circle Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old circle quotes, circle sayings, and circle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A circle is the reflection of eternity. It has no beginning and it has no end - and if you put several circles over each other, then you get a spiral.     

Maynard James Keenan

Circle are praised, not that abound, In largeness, but the exactly round.     

Edmund Waller

A circle is the longest distance to same point.     

Tom Stoppard

The circle of the return to birth can only remain open, but this is a chance, a sign of life, and a wound.     

Jacques Derrida

Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.     

Albert Schweitzer

You will never outperform your inner circle.     

John Wooden

All truth is crooked, time itself is a circle.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Describe a circle, stroke its back and it turns vicious.     

Eugene Ionesco

The circle of our understanding is a very restricted area.     

T. S. Eliot

It's unfair of a circle to accuse the angle of being sharp.     


A circle is a round straight line with a hole in the middle.     

Mark Twain

The circle is the fundamental geometry of open human communication.     

Harrison Owen

All things from eternity are of like forms and come round in circle.     

Marcus Aurelius

Don`t turn around in circles for making circles do not equate making progress.     

Jaachynma N.E. Agu

Circles, like the soul, are neverending and turn round and round without a stop.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a full circle, widening until it joins the circle motions of the infinite.     

Anais Nin

In a narrow circle the mind grows narrow. The more one expands, the larger their aims.     

Friedrich Schiller

Draw a circle, not a heart, around the one you love because a heart can break but a circle goes on forever.     

Danny Kaye

There is an imaginary circle drawn around every human being, over which no government should be able to step.     

John Stuart Mill

The spiral is a spiritualized circle. In the spiral form, the circle, uncoiled, has ceased to be vicious; it has been set free.     

Vladimir Nabokov

Everybody's got a different circle of competence. The important thing is not how big the circle is. The important thing is staying inside the circle.     

Warren Buffett

The limited circle is pure.     

Franz Kafka

In measuring a circle, one begins anywhere.     

Charles Fort

The circle of divine love has not remained closed.     

Kallistos Ware

Could it be that my circle is largely black and that it is why I am influential in black circles but not in white circles?     

Louis Farrakhan

Who runs in circles never gets far.     

Thornton Burgess

Dark circles are my charisma though.     


We are all joined in a circle of stories.     

Linda Joy Myers

If you cut corners you just keep on going in circles.     

Grant Stoelwinder

Life is a nonstop circle; learn to live it from the first round.     

Lucero Isaac