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In religious circles, depression is often deemed to be a spiritual condition that can be cured with prayer.
It graduates to 'our state is better than your state', and 'our nation is better than your nation.' And it circles all the way around to where it started: 'Our God is better than your God.'
Neale Donald Walsch
Thanks to the Internet in general and social media in particular, the Chinese people now have a mechanism to hold authorities accountable for wrongdoing - at least sometimes - without any actual political or legal reforms having taken place. Major political power struggles and scandals are no longer kept within elite circles.
Des Moines is like your typical American city; it's just these concentric circles of malls, built outward from the city.
I'm recognizable in certain circles, like girls know me, couples know me. But not all straight men know me.
It's not foreign for me to be talking about my problems in circles.
Yes, I travel in unusual circles. George Osborne and his wife Frances are my cousins.
Fashion goes round in circles.
In falling markets, there is nothing that has not happened before. The bear or pessimist sees only the past, which imprisons the wretched financial soul in eternal circles of boom and bust and boom again.
The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I'm doing is breaking into the country club.
Love. It isn't very popular in technical circles to say a lot of mushy stuff about love, but frankly it's a very very important part of what holds our project together.
Though Lexington is not a small town, it sometimes feels like one, with circles of acquaintance overlapping once, then again; the person you meet by chance at the library or the pool may turn out to be the best friend of your down-the-street neighbor. Maybe that's why people are so friendly here, so willing to be unhurried.
For several centuries what has passed for song in literary circles was any text that looked like the lyrics for a commonplace melodic setting.
I know that my tendency is to be linear, and I'm trying to find ways to subvert that. And so in 'Bellocq's Ophelia' my device for subverting it was to tell the story and then to tell it again; it always circles back to this one moment, and it's not linear, but it's round in that way, and much of 'Native Guard' is like that.
You can't converse with Alzheimer's sufferers in the way you do with others; the dialogue tends to go round in circles.
I was never a leading man. I've always been in the outer concentric circles in the company, being a character actor, which is a good place to be. It gives you that diversity.
The dreaded phrase in design circles is 'show and tell.'
The earliest phase of social formations found in historical as well as in contemporary social structures is this: a relatively small circle firmly closed against neighboring, strange, or in some way antagonistic circles.
I believe people think as a group more often than we might realize or care to admit. We like to believe that we act as individuals and nothing more, but time and again - in corporations and business, in politics and religion, in fashion and culture, and in friendships and social circles - we think and do as one.
Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.
Exactly Straight women who surround themselves only with gay men or white people who refuse any other race into their circles are unhealthy and it has more to do with one's individual fear and individual closets.
Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.
I used to second guess myself all the time. I can sit there and work in circles when I'm nervous about what I'm doing.
But things move in circles: one minute it's the models who are famous, then it's the actresses, then it's the designers.
That said, I should also add that I learned a great deal from being allowed in these privileged circles and am grateful for the opportunity to have worked closely with some of the most powerful and successful people in the business including Steven Spielberg and Ted Turner.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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