Quotation Explorer - 'Cross'

But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose. - G. K. Chesterton
But I'd be in big trouble if Karma was going to finally be my judge. I'd be in deep shit. It doesn't excuse my mistakes, but I'm holding out for Grace. I'm holding out that Jesus took my sins onto the Cross, because I know who I am, and I hope I don't have to depend on my own religiosity. - Michka Assayas
Just as Christian came up to the Cross, his burden loosed from off his shoulders, fell from off his back, and began to tumble down the hill, and so it continued to do till it came to the mouth of the sepulchre. There it fell in, and I saw it no more! - John Bunyan
Any believer who has not encountered the Cross is not yet a follower of Christ - S. E. Entsua-Mensah
Time is, in fact, a cross to bear, it passes on inexorably and remorselessly, destroying everything in its wake, save art and works of the intellect. - Jack Schmitt
And much like the despairity of the woman who can never bear children, my dreams can never bear fruit. They are the mountains I can never climb.The hurdles I can never leap.The seas I can never cross. The skies I can never look up to.Yet, I adopt them. Unblemished.Guilt-free. - Chirag Tulsiani
Take me to unexplored paradise & one of your best islands, I want to cross the pacific ocean and make a great memory. Let's go to the eastern coast of the Philippines where the waves meet the sky. You know where it is! - El Fuego
Your path is not my path. Should we meet at the crossroads and ye be a friend, tarry a while, drink some wine and let us laugh for a while. If ye be foe, continue on your merry way and may our paths never cross again. - Virginia Alison
There are many rivers that we cross in our lifetime, unfortunately some of those rivers just don't have bridges. - John R. Gouin
The sure path to tomorrow was plotted in a manger and paved on a cross. And although this sturdy byway is mine for the taking, I have incessantly chosen lesser paths. And maybe it is time to realize that Christmas is a promise that I can walk through the world and never get lost in the woods. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Christ went more willingly to the cross than we do to the throne of grace. - Thomas Watson
You have to cross many bridges and you have to walk many paths in your life! But what is more important than this is to know which bridges you should not cross and which paths you must not walk! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Isn't it what life is about, after all? A series of images that pass us by like towns as you cross along a long road? Then suddenly, a scenario stands and we know that image, that moment and all the feelings connected to it will remain alive no matter what? - Angélica Calheiros - Nove dias para amar
The journey to the cross began long before. As the echo of the crunching of the fruit was still sounding in the garden, Jesus was leaving for Calvary.
Never let someone who draws a line and say you can't cross it intimidate you. Don't be discouraged when someone says you can't do it. You might have been the only one sent to do it. - Israelmore Ayivor
If there are no barriers to cross or demons to slay to reach the desired destination, we will not call it a success. - Debasish Mridha
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. - David Lloyd George
If God didn't want me to cross boundaries, then he wouldn't have made me a writer. - Shannon L. Alder
Few among men are they who cross to the further shore. The others merely run up and down the bank on this side. - Gautama Buddha
You cannot cross large rivers without building bridges. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A marriage that isn't built around the Cross will be devoid of grace, mercy, and humility that come when both husband and wife recognize their need for a savior. - John R.W. Stott
You won't forget a woman like her, easily anyway. Once you cross paths with Magic it's hard to see life the same. - Nikki Rowe
We desire to keep the dying and the newly dead close before our eyes so as to give them full need of pity. Our Lord was brought down to be pitied, on the Cross He was too far away. - Barry Unsworth
There is a thin line between self-love and self-hate. When you are at the self-hate side, make sure to cross the line and stay away from it forever. - Merriam Rammila
If your freedom means immorality, the cross will cry over your freedom. - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
Unto the Cross came death, and unto death came the Cross. - Anthony Liccione
Commitment to ourselves, our families, and our business is paramount to being successful. Human should be committed to rolling out great products, services and initiatives that impact those personal and professionals encounters which cross our path. - Sameh Elsayed
Remember never to text and drive, it's bad grammar, even if you have a deadline. You might cross the line and dead may be your destination. Think about it!! - Neil Leckman
All of us must cross the line between ignorance and insight many times before we truly understand. - David Hawkins
Strength isn't about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences. - Jenny Trout
Every time I go look for God amidst sorrow, I always find Jesus at the cross, in death and resurrection. This is our God. - Nadia Bolz-Weber
Life is like writing with a pen. You can cross out your past but you can't erase it. - E.B. White
God does not regret saving you. There is no sin which you commit which is beyond the cross of Christ. - Matt Chandler
I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately. - George Carlin
A true love can cross through your legacy and heritage. - M.F. Moonzajer
Settling is not a destination, rather a vacation rental staring at an endless sea that dares you to cross its waves. - Shannon L. Alder
We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and see our illusions die. - W.H. Auden
The cross is the place where heaven meets earth and grace erupts. The cross is the place where Jesus does not simply meet our suffering, but becomes our suffering so as to transform the world. - Matt Farlow
We throw stones though we live in glass houses,We talk shit like its a cross to bare.You're only relevant 'til you get older.Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer - Alex Gaskarth
Betelgeuse, Achenar. Orion. Aquila. Centre the Cross and you have a steady compass. But there's no compass for my ever disoriented soul, only ever beckoning ghost lights. In the one sure direction, to the one sure end. - Keri Hulme
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land. - William Faulkner
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore - Cristoforo Colombo
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. - David Russell
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. - William Penn
Let us cross the river, and rest under the trees.
Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps. - David Lloyd George
The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment. - Malcolm Muggeridge
At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better. - Barack Obama
If you really want more, then cross the door and get to the shore. - RVM
Don't be afraid to take one large step because you can't cross a chasm in two small leaps. - Unknown
I'll tell you, too, that's starting to depress me about UFO's, about the fact that they cross galaxies, or wherever they come from to visit us, and always end up in places like Fife, Alabama. Maybe these are not super-intelligent beings, man. - Bill Hicks
The best way to easily identify a counterfeit currency is to have a full exposure to the original currency. If you don't know your true vision, any satanic vision can cross your way and you might not know it. - Israelmore Ayivor
Given the lethal enormity of sin and the inestimable value of a single soul, a baby in a manger and a man on a cross makes more sense that anything else I will ever be able to possibly imagine. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
My heart in the East But the rest of me far in the West— How can I savor this life, even taste what I eat? How, in the bonds of the Moor, Zion chained to the Cross, Can I do what I’ve vowed to and must? Gladly I’d leave All the best of grand Spain For one glimpse of the ruined Shrine’s dust. - Yehuda HaLevi
The gift of being able to speak with a holy God because of the righteousness we gain through Jesus on the cross is an indescribable miracle! - Alisa Hope Wagner
Vocabularies are crossing circles and loops. We are defined by the lines we choose to cross or to be confined by. - A.S. Byatt
Dare to dream and yearn to learn to cross the boundary of fears and doubts. - Debasish Mridha
We never move on from the cross. We only get a more profound understanding of the cross. - C.J. Mahaney
o endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
One of the greatest lies is to believe that we don’t have value. One of the greatest mistakes is to act on that belief. And the greatest liberation is found in looking at the cross of Christ and realizing the enormity of the lie. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The cross has two sides to it. One side is what Jesus did for us. He forgave us our sins. The other is the God side. God now lives in man! - John Paul Warren
Carry your cross and follow Christ. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have lost friends, some by death... others through sheer inability to cross the street. - Virginia Woolf
Everything has a finsh line. You just have to keep moving forward until you cross it. - Lillielyse Monsel
Jesus Christ died on the cross for everything you are afraid of. - Felix Wantang
The cross the preacher had told him about was bloody, not flaming; meek, not militant. It had made him feel awe and wonder, not fear and panic. It had made him want to kneel and cry, but this cross made him want to curse and kill. - Richard Wright
Tobak Davenport, who is a cross between some Sugar Puffs and Lynn Faulds-Wood, was squatting there before being removed by the local constabulary after he went round to complain about Luther Blisset’s pet turkey fouling the communal herb garden. - St John Morris
Birds don't need bridges to cross precipices and honourable men with honesty wings to cross precipices of slander. - Mehmet Murat ildan
In this sublime hour, therefore, He calls all His children to the pulpit of the Cross, and every word He says to them is set down for the purpose of an eternal publication and an undying consolation. - Fulton J. Sheen
Once you can write an alphabet, you can write a book of 100 million pages. It's just a matter of believing it as possible, and taking the cross millimetre by millimetre. - Israelmore Ayivor
Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back! - Victoria Addino
Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us. - John R.W. Stott
I care not for the body which may rot. Yet, for the transgression of the spirit, of moral ethics, of life, liberty and the soul itself, I must and shall cross the line of battle or lose the very reason not to. - The Great Pacifist
When it came to her, I became an indomitable warrior. My muscles became her shield and my lungs aided her breath. She would not fall with me by her side, for I was the wings that sprouted from her back. No one would cross her without first having to survive my wrath. - Hubert Martin
Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path. - Bahá'u'lláh
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown. - Nikos Kazantzakis
I have noticed that even those who assert that everything is predestined and that we can change nothing about it still look both ways before they cross the street - Stephen Hawking
We all have our own road to walk. Whether rocky, curving, straight or smooth, what good is a lonely road? It’s when we run and intersect with other roads that defines our road. When road meets road do we get direction, and choices to cross into another life. - Anthony Liccione
Don't respect or trust any one out of your limit.Because if u cross the bridge of your patience and emotions for any one. Then you will find yourself as a broken mirror - Agha Kousar
I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths with these angels who seem to brush the dust off my wings so effortlessly. These wonderful people I don’t and will never know. I want to be one of them. I want to be many of them. Radiating, resonating, finding lost souls and then exhaling magic. - Hillary Wen
In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Burning bridges behind you is understandable. It's the bridges before us that we burn, not realizing we may need to cross, that brings regret. - Anthony Liccione
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. - Tom Stoppard
It’s misleading or deceptive in a way that such skills are learned like any other simple practice, sincere investment over time. Yes, like small steps, one at a time, to cross the bridge. Just a single step today. - Darrell Calkins
An adamant silence overcomes you when cross paths with the person that kisses your heart the second that you meet them. It balances on the edge of an indefinable unknown, unconsciously desired. - Carl Henegan
When all seems hopeless, cross your fingers and stick with the secular prayer. - Brian Spellman
If there are no barriers to cross or demons to slay in the journey to reach your desired destination, how can you call it a success? - Debasish Mridha
My love for you reaches beyond the borders of continents, so vast in scope that I would cross oceans to be with you.Yes, but does that same love penetrate so deep as to dare thee to sink to the oceans' depths to find me?"-from "My Aquarius - Richelle E. Goodrich
Let your dreams be as litmitless as the circumference of the entire universe. The police service does not prosecute people who over-dream. Never nail yourself to the narrow cross. Dream big! - Israelmore Ayivor
To be a follower of the Crucified means, sooner or later, a personal encounter with the cross. And the cross always entails loss. The great symbol of Christianity means sacrifice and no one calls himself a Christian can evade this stark fact. - Elisabeth Elliot
In truth, there was only one Christian, and he died on the cross. - Friedrich Nietzsche
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. - Rabindranath Tagore
Ah, how many Marahs have been sweetened by a simple, satisfying glimpse of the Tree and the Love which underwent its worst confict there. Yes, the Cross is the tree that sweetens the waters. 'Love never faileth. - Jim Elliot
After much prayer, careful study and reliance on the Holy Spirit, I have concluded this about Christ’s intercession for us. Jesus died on the cross to purchase peace with God for me and He is in heaven now to maintain that peace, for me and in me. - David Wilkerson
At the cross, Jesus subjects himself to disability, and his resurrected body continues to bear his scars as a sign of God's solidarity with humanity. - Thomas E. Reynolds
As for me, God forbid that I should boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross, my interest in this world died long ago, and the world's interest in me is also long dead. - Galations 6 14
If I had to give you a proper description, I would say a camel cricket is basically a cross between a grasshopper and a dragon and that its natural habitat is the nightmares of men. - Chris Gethard
Catholics have more extreme sex lives because they're taught that pleasure is bad for you. Who thinks it's normal to kneel down to a naked man who's nailed to a cross? It's like a bad leather bar. - John Waters
You have DIED to doing things your own way. You can only LIVE again as you take up your cross, daily, and follow Jesus. - THE PRODIGAL LIFE - Pauline Creeden
I can cross the boundless ocean just to save you, I cannot eat or sleep without you, I can take you on a journey to heaven and show you to the angels. All these are fake and absurd promises; Be sincere, walk up to your lover and say, honestly, darling, i can only do the best i can for you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We don't have to go back to my place, Angel. I can take you home, if that's what you want. Or, if you decide you want to sleep at my place, on opposite sides of my bedroom with a Do Not Cross line drawn down the middle, I'll do it. I won't like it, but I'll do it. - Becca Fitzpatrick
As we face the cross, then, we can say to ourselves both, I did it, my sins sent him there, and He did it, his love took him there. - John R.W. Stott
Running cross country is the closest man will ever get to flying. - Joseph Vanderstel
I am philosophical Christ; crucified on the cross of ignorance for the sake ofdivine vanity. - Kedar Joshi
What’s interesting about the relationship between gay men and women is there can be a lot of affection, but there’s a line that you don’t cross. - Michael Carroll
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep - A.P. Herbert
The deformity of Christ forms you. If he had not willed to be deformed, you would not have recovered the form which you had lost. Therefore he was deformed when he hung on the cross. But his deformity is our comeliness. In this life, therefore, let us hold fast to the deformed Christ. - Augustine of Hippo
We cross paths with certain people in our tangled lives for a reason. It's not by chance, not an accident but it's on a purpose. You were made to be part of someone's life for it was written long before you were born."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
The word "Christianity" is already a misunderstanding; in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the cross. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The thought cross his mind that he ought to have married her and not gone rambling. If he had, he wouldn't be in such a fix. But he felt little fear; just an overpowering fatigue. Life had slipped out of line. It was unfair, it was too bad, but he couldn't find the energy to fight it any longer. - Larry McMurtry
Without a beginning I am pouring the whole of my existence into the building of endings, while the cross and the resurrection declare that God is incessantly building beginnings from the collapse of endings. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I can't walk beside you for reasons of my own, but everytime you cross my mind, I send love to you, you know. - Nikki Rowe
One more soldier of the Cross has taken up his crown; one more beloved member of our church has gone to the great assembly above; one more Christian has triumphed in the living Faith; one more flower is planted and harvested in the garden of God's Kingdom. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
Walking women want to see the southern cross at night And so they set aside a sock, and tie their laces tight Yes mournful is the melody that echoes in their heads Without a beat they march along, believing Bach is dead.
I dont want to be cross, Love cannot be forced.
I think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems. On the cross, he forgave the people who crucified him. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel. Try being a gay woman in the Middle East -- you're as good as dead. - Elton John
The author relates by way of illustration that the human heart contains both a throne and a cross. If we occupy the one, Jesus occupies the other. - A.W. Tozer
Behind Calvary's cross is the throne of heaven. - James Stewart
Starting out a new day gives hope for new adventures, villains and hero's to cross your path. Make the most of it. - Anastasia Bolinder
Jesus didn't die on the cross so we can do something epic. He died so we can have a relationship with an epic God who moves in epic ways! - Alisa Hope Wagner
A long time ago, there was a man as misunderstood as we are and they nailed him to a fucking cross!
For me, that's the definition of being rich: it doesn't cross your mind to mention it to your best friend. And money is such a given you don't care how you come by it. - Andre Agassi
Man made borders not to limit himself, but to have something to cross. - Anonymous
If you really want more, then cross the door and get to the shore. - - RVM
The last Christian died on the cross.
Neither the stone that made you stumble is your enemy, nor the stone that helped you cross the river is your friend! Universe just lives its own life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
And mostly all I have to say about these songs is that I love them, and want to sing along to them, and force other people to listen to them, and get cross when these other people don't like them as much as I do. - Nick Hornby
He sits, strong and blunt as a Celtic cross, Clearly used to silence and an armchair: Tonight the wife and children will be quiet At slammed door and smoker's cough in the hall. - Seamus Heaney
No cross, no Christian - Daniel Deutschlander
One foe you must conquer in your quest to cross over to he other side is fear - Adedayo Olabamiji
To reach the pinnacle of success, you have to cross the treacherous valleys of failures and discontent. - Debasish Mridha
If you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt. Once we cross the deepest part of hurt, it doesn’t hurt anymore. . You become part of the eternal journey of love commences again - Sandhya Jane
Human beings can reach such desperate solitude that they may cross a boundary beyond which words cannot serve, and at such moments there is nothing left for them but to bark. - Anaïs Nin
We think the cross to bear is not for those who are gay, but those who believe in crosses in the first place. - Jon Armstrong
He does not regard the quantity of faith, but the quality. He does not measure its degree, but its truth. He will not break any bruised reed, nor quench any smoking flax. He will never let it be said that any perished at the foot of the cross. - J.C. Ryle
We make time for what we truly value. We build habits and routines around the things that really matter to us. This is an important principle to understand as we seek to build our lives around the gospel. Do you want a cross centered life? A cross centered life is made up of cross centered days. - C.J. Mahaney
Until you see the cross as that which is done _by_ you, you will never appreciate that it is done _for_ you. - John Scott
The cross has become a symbol in much of the Western world, misused by many rock stars and others who do not comprehend its significance. - Billy Graham
The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom n love. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author in law. (B.Com,LLB-goldmedalist, LLM-GoldM
Holiness is God's "special gift" to His people who believe in the finished work of Jesus Christ on the Cross. Holiness is the everyday work of the Holy Spirit in the heart and life of believers. - Pazaria Smith
the cross had slipped back onto my chest. I unclasped it and after wrapping the chain around the metal, tucked it into my bra - A&E Kirk
Life is a cross roads, you have a choice to choose your path and run faster. - Sivaprakash Sidhu
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election. - Bill Vaughan
Dreams are postcards from our subconscious, inner self to outer self, right brain trying to cross that moat to the left. Too often they come back unread: "return to sender, addressee unknown." That's a shame because it's a whole other world out there--or in here depending on your point of view. - Dennis Koenig and Jordan Budde
Winners see the victory before the contest begins and before they cross the finish line. Get yourself ready. SEE THE VICTORY. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
If you ever walk down a path surrounding by negative energy, look for the fork in the path then cross over to the positive side. - Victoria Addino
If you are busy focusing on the falling bricks, you will never realize that they are truly stepping stones you need to cross over to the next phase of your life. - Kemi Sogunle
The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom and love. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author in law. (B.Com,LLB-goldmedalist, LLM-GoldM
America is a land where a citizen will cross the ocean to fight for democracy - and wont cross the street to vote in a national election. - Bill Vaughn
Lewis encourages his cancer-stricken and temporarily depressed wife that uncertainty rather than hopelessness is our cross. - C.S. Lewis
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