Aphelion Famous Quotes & Sayings

3 Aphelion Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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If you look from the side at a planet swinging around in its orbit, split the sun with a mirror and imagine a string, it all looks like a yo-yo. The point furthest from the sun is called aphelion. The point furthest from the yo-yo hand is called, by analogy, apocheir.Thomas Pynchon Aphelion Sayings By Thomas Pynchon: If you look from the side at a planet swinging around in its orbit, split
Human history, like all great movements, was cyclical, and returned to the point of beginning. The idea of indefinite progress in a right line was a chimera of the imagination, with no analogue in nature. The parabola of a comet was perhaps a yet better illustration of the career of humanity. Tending upward and sunward from the aphelion of barbarism, the race attained the perihelion of civilization only to plunge downward once more to its nether goal in the regions of chaos.Edward Bellamy Aphelion Sayings By Edward Bellamy: Human history, like all great movements, was cyclical, and returned to the point of beginning.
And he believed it too, believed, in that moment, that the arrow he had made for himself would continue its long upward motion. As if there was no possibility of return, no aphelion or perihelion to chart the long spiral of his orbit around whatever false burning center he had made.
Know this. That the things that go into the fire are forever changed. That all you have ever done can be measured not by distance but by circumference. That these twin spirals of smoke: they are your life, rising in curls.
Christian Kiefer Aphelion Sayings By Christian Kiefer: And he believed it too, believed, in that moment, that the arrow he had made