Descending Into Quotes

Descending Into Quotes: Yet the story of Orpheus, it occurs to me, is not just about the desire of the living to resuscitate the dead but about the ways in which the dead drag us along into their shadowy realm because we cannot let them go. So we follow them into the Underworld, descending, descending, until one day we turn and make our way back.

Yet the story of Orpheus, it occurs to me, is not just about the desire of the living to resuscitate the dead but about the ways in which the dead drag us along into their shadowy realm because we cannot let them go. So we follow them into the Underworld, descending, descending, until one day we turn and make our way back.

This is what's happening: together we are descending the stairs of the heart, which lead to the sources. (It is a secret staircase. I knew it existed. Which is why I avoided it. Because it leads to the other-life, deep, underground, the fluvial, the painful.) We are in the process of descending into the depths of the heart. To where bodies communicate with each other.

Descending Into Quote: It's funny. I met a man once who did a lot of mountain climbing. I asked him which was harder, ascending or descending? He said without a doubt descending, because ascending you were so focused on reaching the top, you avoided mistakes. The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature, ' he said. 'You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the way up.

It's funny. I met a man once who did a lot of mountain climbing. I asked him which was harder, ascending or descending? He said without a doubt descending, because ascending you were so focused on reaching the top, you avoided mistakes. The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature, ' he said. 'You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the way up.

Quotes about Descending Into: Curiosity is a descending stair... that leads to only who-knows-where.

Curiosity is a descending stair... that leads to only who-knows-where.

Quote about Descending Into: But when she looked at Prue tonight, she saw this was not now quite true of her. She was just beginning, just moving, just descending.

But when she looked at Prue tonight, she saw this was not now quite true of her. She was just beginning, just moving, just descending.

Descending Into Sayings: The world was alive, the sky descending; our times were lullabies and sad goodbyes.

The world was alive, the sky descending; our times were lullabies and sad goodbyes.

Descending Into Saying: Upon descending our threaded words on the web by a steep and hazardous precipice of readers requires constant review.

Upon descending our threaded words on the web by a steep and hazardous precipice of readers requires constant review.

Sayings about Descending Into: They walked off on the earthy path, laughing not quite naturally, for they could hardly help being pleased by the momentary attention of descending passengers and by their own almost meritorious youth.

They walked off on the earthy path, laughing not quite naturally, for they could hardly help being pleased by the momentary attention of descending passengers and by their own almost meritorious youth.

Saying about Descending Into: grows like a seed in the dark out of the leaf-mould of the mind: out of all that has been seen or thought or read, that has long ago been forgotten, descending into the deeps.

grows like a seed in the dark out of the leaf-mould of the mind: out of all that has been seen or thought or read, that has long ago been forgotten, descending into the deeps.

Descending Into Quotes: The night had darkened to the murky sort where the air hung like descending clouds and the overhead branches made the liquid darkness even more impenetrable.

The night had darkened to the murky sort where the air hung like descending clouds and the overhead branches made the liquid darkness even more impenetrable.

Descending Into Quote: Consider my Lover; the yellow church of his skin, the clean wells of his ears; How the notes of a song come to him like birds descending on a power line; How in his absence I am of two throats-each of them cramped.

Consider my Lover; the yellow church of his skin, the clean wells of his ears; How the notes of a song come to him like birds descending on a power line; How in his absence I am of two throats-each of them cramped.

Quotes about Descending Into: the river sliding along its banks, darker now than the sky descending a last time to scatter its diamonds into these black waters that contain the day that passed, the night to come. - Excerpt from the poem 'The Mercy

the river sliding along its banks, darker now than the sky descending a last time to scatter its diamonds into these black waters that contain the day that passed, the night to come. - Excerpt from the poem 'The Mercy