Spiral Sayings and Quotes

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

Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point; only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it. Vaclav Havel
When you’re stuck in a spiral, to change all aspects of the spin you need only to change one thing. Christina Baldwin
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
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
You can make bad choices and find yourself in a downward spiral or you can find something that gets you out of it. Ray LaMontagne
When someone is denying what they are, then that's when things start to spiral down. Will.I.Am
Silence is the root of everything. If you spiral into its void a hundred voices will thunder messages you long to hear. Rumi
Success is not arriving at the summit of a mountain as a final destination. It is a continuing upward spiral of progress. It is perpetual growth. Wilferd Peterson
By admitting a mistake, it is easier to get yourself out of a spiral. Toto Wolff
The farther we get from God, the more the world spirals out of control. Billy Graham
If you ever take your foot off the gas pedal, things will spiral out of control, snowball downwards. Sam Altman
If we focus on the minuses, we go down the spiral. But if we are able to focus on the pluses, we can become stronger and put more meaning into our life. Petra Nemcova
Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
This seems to be the law of progress in everything we do; it moves along a spiral rather than a perpendicular; we seem to be actually going out of the way, and yet it turns out that we were really moving upward all the time. Frances E. Willard
The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals. Madame De Stael
The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing that it seeks to destroy Martin Luther King, Jr.