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"The old cross slew men; the new cross entertains them. The old cross condemned; the new cross amuses. The old cross destroyed confidence in the flesh; the new cross encourages it." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"It is much easier to wear a cross than to bear a cross." - Leonard Ravenhill

"it is the nature of stars to cross" - John Green

"The cross cannot be defeated for it is defeat." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"If you bear the cross gladly, it will bear you." - Thomas A Kempis

"Don't cross the bridge til you come to it." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"If you carry your cross joyfully, it will carry you." - Thomas A Kempis

"Do not cross the bridge till you come to it." - Proverbs

"To repel one's cross is to make it heavier." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Don't cross the bridge till you come to it." - Proverbs

"Welcome, welcome, cross of Christ, if Christ be with it." - Samuel Rutherford

"To shun one's cross is to make it heavier." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you." - Thomas A Kempis

"The Cross is not responsible for God's love; rather it was His love that conceived the Cross." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I didn't cross the line, you drew it in after I traversed it." - Russell Brand

"The world is a bridge: cross it, but build no house upon it." - Akbar

"Life is a bridge. Cross over it, but build no house on it." - Proverbs

"It is not good to cross the bridge before you get to it." - Judi Dench

"Never expect any recognition here-the system prohibits it. The cross is not affixed to the genius, no, the genius is affixed to the cross." - Franz Grillparzer

"Thus, a godly man wonders at his cross that it is not more, a wicked man wonders his cross is so much:" - Jeremiah Burroughs

"The cross is bigger than your mistakes, bigger than your regrets, bigger than the secrets you hold. The cross stands above it all." - Nicky Gumbel

"At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption." - E Stanley Jones

"The cross is God's truth about us, and therefore it is the only power thatcanmakeustruthful.Whenwe know the cross we are no longer afraid of the truth." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Worrying makes you cross the bridge before you come to it." - Harvey Mackay

"The Cross will be for us as it was for Christ: proof of the greatest love." - Mother Teresa

"Compassion is never compassion until you cross the street and go do something about it." - Christine Caine

"Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Pilates is an awesome cross-training exercise for any sport because it focuses on functional movement." - Natalie Coughlin

"When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross." - Sinclair Lewis

"If you wanna cross somebody, then do that. Don't act like it wasn't you" - Suge Knight

"The Cross is the way to Paradise, but only when it is borne willingly." - Paul of the Cross

"Trust in the power of Christ's Cross! Receive his reconciling grace and share it!" - Pope Francis

"He'd told her it was just a scratch and got cross when she hadn't offered morphine." - Nick Hornby

"Yesterday I told a chicken to cross the road. It said, "What for?"" - Steven Wright

"How sweet it is to die if one has lived on the Cross!" - John Vianney

"Trust in the power of Christ's Cross! Receive his reconciling grace and share it!" - Pope Francis

"And then what?" "I'll burn that bridge when I cross it." - Ilona Andrews

"When people sugarcoat Christianity, arrange it all nicely, they have, in effect, taken away the Cross." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"The only way you can know where the line is, is if you cross it." - Dave Chappelle

"Commitment is a line you must cross. . . . it is the difference between dreaming and doing." - Bernie Fuchs

"When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross." - Sinclair Lewis

"Carry the cross patiently, and with perfect submission; and in the end it shall carry you." - Thomas A Kempis

"It is there, at the foot of the cross, that we shrink to our true size." - John Stott

"It is not enough to wear an ornamental cross as a pretty decoration." - A. B. Simpson

"Any kind of love that lacks the iron of the Cross in it, is anemic love." - Ann Voskamp

"It is my great hope that our paths, however long and winding, will cross again." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"When you cross the finish line, it will change your life forever" - Dick Beardsley

"The cross is a precious treasure to be kept secret, lest we be robbed of it." - Margaret Mary Alacoque

"It wouldn't be bad to look like a cross between Rita Hayworth and Elizabeth Taylor." - Yasmine Bleeth

"IF ANYONE DESERVES TO CARRY A GRUDGE, IT"S CHRIST. BUT INSTEAD, HE CARRIED A CROSS." - Jimmy Wayne

"There is an immeasurable distance between submission to the cross and acceptance of it." - Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna

"Yes, it is difficult for man to cross beyond the idea of duty." - Sri Aurobindo

"It is at the cross-roads that skepticism is born, not in a hermitage." - Walter Lippmann

"Don't cross a river if it is four feet deep on average." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Christ did not come to straighten out the natural, but to "CROSS" it out." - L. E. Maxwell

"I'm just a regular guy, but if you cross me it will get physical." - Ryan Tedder

"It always takes the truth a little bit longer to cross the finish line." - Kim Basinger

"Profit is the most global aspect of a business, and it is cross-functional." - Carlos Ghosn

"If you wanna cross somebody, then do that. Don't act like it wasn't you." - Suge Knight

"A politician is a man who will double cross that bridge when he comes to it." - Oscar Levant

"There is a fine line between optimism and delusion. I cross it often." - Hal Elrod

"When you cross the line, it is such a wonderful feeling it's hard to describe." - Kelly Holmes

"...the cross saves completely, or not at all. Our faith does not divide the work of salvation between itself and the cross. It is the acknowledgment that the cross alone saves, and that it saves alone. Faith adds nothing to the cross, nor to its healing virtue." - Horatius Bonar

"A cross borne in simplicity, without the interference of self-love to augment it, is only half a cross. Suffering in this simplicity of love, we are not only happy in spile of the cross, but because of it; for love is pleased in suffering for the Well Beloved, and the cross which forms us into His image is a consoling bond of love." - Francois Fenelon

"Paths that cross will cross again" - Patti Smith

"A theologian of the cross says what a thing is. In modern parlance: a theologian of the cross calls a spade a spade. One who 'looks on all things through suffering and the cross' is constrained to speak the truth...it will see precisely that the cross and the resurrection itself is the only answer to that problem, not erasure or neglect." - Gerhard

"Remember that each of us has his own cross. The Golgotha of this cross is our heart: it is being lifted or implanted through a zealous determination to live according to the Spirit of God. Just as salvation of the world is by the Cross of God, so our salvation is by our crucifixion on our own cross." - Theophan the Recluse

"A theologian of the cross says what a thing is. In modern parlance: a theologian of the cross calls a spade a spade. One who "looks on all things through suffering and the cross" is constrained to speak the truth...it will see precisely that the cross and the resurrection itself is the only answer to that problem, not erasure or neglect." - Gerhard

"If you happen to pass by 84 Charing Cross Road, kiss it for me? I owe it so much." - Helene Hanff

"It was not the volume of sin that sent Christ to the cross; it was the fact of sin." - Ravi Zacharias

"It was Christ who willingly went to the cross, and it was our sins that took him there." - Franklin Graham

"Inspiration is cross-pollinating." - Marian Bantjes

"No cross no crown." - Francis Quarles

"The simplest way to do something cool is the cross-turn. Like in the '80s - Michael Jackson did it. You jump and cross your legs together at the same time, and then spin out of it. That's it." - Heather Morris

"The holy Cross goes forward; it brings joy and consolation to every quarter where Christians live; and these God-fearing people, elated, stand in their doorways and greet it reverently, the strength, the salvation of the universe, the Cross." - Constantine P. Cavafy

"Suffering is not blessed because it is suffering but because it is [Christ's]. Suffering is not the context that explains the cross; the cross is the context that explains suffering." - Peter Kreeft

"The holy Cross goes forward; it brings joy and consolation to every quarter where Christians live; and these God-fearing people, elated, stand in their doorways and greet it reverently, the strength, the salvation of the universe, the Cross." - C.P. Cavafy

"There's a line, players usually don't cross it and coaches usually don't cross it. Every once in a while you get a little temper tantrum on both sides, I certainly have had 'em. I'm not proud of those." - Bill Parcells

"Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south." - William Shakespeare

"There is no detour to holiness, Jesus came to the resurrection through the cross, not around it." - Leighton Ford

"Americans will buy anything, as long as it doesn't cross the thin line between cute and demonic." - Ian Shoales

"The cross is offensive because it directly confronts the evils which dominate so much of this world." - Billy Graham

"Life is like writing with a pen. You can cross out your past but you can't erase it." - E B White

"It is better to be tied to any thorny bush than to be with a cross man." - Lady Gregory

"Jesus didn't die on the cross to BLESS our life, He did it to CHANGE our life." - Chris Brown

"Being a Christian means renouncing ourselves, taking up the cross and carrying it with Jesus. There is no other way." - Pope Francis

"Don't cross the bridge till you come to it, Is a proverb old, and of excellent wit." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Maybe that's what is crazy: to want to be free. A lot of people wouldn't cross the street for it." - George Jonas

"Cherie, keep walking. Shut your eyes. We are headed for the bridge. We are going to cross it." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Nothing's easier to talk about than surrendering ourselves and dying on the Cross. Nothing's harder than actually doing it." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I don't care what problem you face; it has no power to defeat the cross of Christ." - Jay E. Adams

"It is not theatre that is indispensable, but something quite different. To cross the frontiers between you and me." - Jerzy Grotowski

"But Palm Sunday tells us that ... it is the cross that is the true tree of life." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The Cross of Christ may have overcome evil, but it did not overcome unfairness. For that, Easter is required." - Philip Yancey

"It is loving the Cross that one finds one heart, for Divine Love cannot live without suffering." - Bernadette Soubirous

"I did it for the love of cash your honer, traffickin' cross the verrazano, coke dealin marijuana" - Al Capone

"The footing was really atrocious. I loved it. I really like Cross Country; you're one with the mud." - Lynn Jennings

"The eagle that soars in the upper air does not worry itself how it is to cross rivers." - Gladys Aylward

"Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport." - Chuck Norris

"The cross shows us the seriousness of our sin-but it also shows us the immeasurable love of God." - Billy Graham

"The happy ending of the Resurrection is so enormous that it swallows up even the sorrow of the Cross." - Timothy Keller

"If not exactly raging against the dying of the light, I was at least a little cross with it." - Mark Gatiss

"The way of the Cross is not easy, yet it is the tuneful, the rhythmic, the beautiful, the lovely way." - Edgar Cayce

"Let us bear our cross and leave it to God to determine the length and the weight." - Rose Philippine Duchesne

"It is not the finest wood that feeds the fire of Divine love, but the wood of the Cross." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"I once said cynically of a politician, He'll double-cross that bridge when he comes to it." - Oscar Levant

"Her heart was a passion-flower, bearing within it the crown of thorns and the cross of Christ." - Jeremy Taylor

"Here is your cross, Your nails and your hill; And here is your love, That lists where it will" - Leonard Cohen

"Faith begins with a backward look at the cross, but it lives with a forward look at the promises" - John Piper

"No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." - Francois Mauriac

"Here is your cross, Your nails and your hill; And here is your love, That lists where it will" - Leonard Cohen

"No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." - Francois Mauriac

"Left love behind many years ago. Now it rests under a cross in the cemetery in Tombstone." - Franco Nero

"It makes me cross when I hear people say, 'It's so last season.' I always say, 'It's vintage.'" - Erin Oconnor

"I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately." - George Carlin

"Why did the chicken cross the road? To prove to the possum that it could be done." - S Truett Cathy

"I wear my dad's cross. It's very important to me. I hang it in my locker before each game." - Hope Solo

"I want to sound like Christopher Cross in another ten years, and be totally proud of it." - Gene Ween

"I had a lot of romantic notions about what it would mean to cross Asia by foot." - Rory Stewart

"My mother's cross was given to me when she died. I like to have it always close to me." - Christian Louboutin

"I was watching the show last year and it didn't even cross my mind that this could even happen." - Scotty Mccreery

"The merit of the cross does not consist in its heaviness, but in the manner in which we carry it. I would even say that it is sometimes more virtuous to carry a cross of straw than a heavy cross because we have to be more attentive for fear of losing it." - Saint Francis De Sales

"I do not like the phrase: Never cross a bridge till you come to it. The world is owned by men who cross bridges on their imaginations miles and miles in advance of the procession." - Bruce Barton

"The Christian community is a community of the cross, for it has been brought into being by the cross, and the focus of its worship is the Lamb once slain, now glorified." - John Stott

"I think it's important to cross train. Surfing is a good cross training sport for your shoulders. I don't think I know of any other football player who does it, who can go and paddle out past the sets." - Troy Polamalu

"So I'll cherish the old rugged cross, Till my trophies at last I lay down; I will cling to the old rugged cross, And exchange it some day for a crown." - George Bennard

"There is no scriptural basis for segregation. The ground at the foot of the cross is level, and it touches my heart when I see whites standing shoulder to shoulder with blacks at the cross." - Billy Graham

"Fruit-bearing involves cross-bearing. We know how the Lord Jesus became fruitful - not by bearing His Cross merely, but by dying on it. Do we know much of fellowship with Him in this?" - James Hudson Taylor

"True love goes ever straight forward, not in its own strength, but esteeming itself as nothing. Then indeed we are truly happy. The cross is no longer a cross when there is no self to suffer under it." - Francois Fenelon

"We all have a cross to carry. I have to carry my own cross. If we don't carry our crosses, we are going to be crushed under the weight of it." - Jim Caviezel

"Not one man has ever sacrificed for his Lord without being richly repaid. If the cross is only contrasted with earthly pleasures lost, it may seem hard and threatening. But when the cross is weighed in the balances with the glorious treasures to be had through it, even the cross seems sweet." - Walter J Chantry

"Most of the world's great souls have been lonely. Loneliness seems to be one price the saint must pay for his saintliness... Always remember: you cannot carry a cross in company. Though a man were surrounded by a vast crowd, his cross is his alone and his carrying of it marks him as a man apart. Society has turned against him; otherwise he would have no cross. No one is a friend to the man with a cross." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"On the Way of the Cross, you see, my children, only the first step is painful. Our greatest cross is the fear of crosses. . . We have not the courage to carry our cross, and we are very much mistaken; for, whatever we do, the cross holds us tight - we cannot escape from it. What, then, have we to lose? Why not love our crosses, and make use of them to take us to heaven?" - John Vianney

"We may not preach a crucified Saviour without being also crucified men and women. It is not enough to wear an ornamental cross as a pretty decoration. The cross that Paul speaks about was burned into his very flesh, was branded into his being, and only the Holy Spirit can burn the true cross into our innermost life." - A. B. Simpson

"The cross is like a walnut whose outer rind is bitter, but the inner kernel is pleasant and invigorating. So the cross does not offer any charm of outward appearance, but to the cross-bearer its true character is revealed, and he finds in it the choicest sweets of spiritual peace." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"He who embraces the cross and bears it with patience lightens the weight of the cross. Indeed, the weight itself becomes a consolation; for God abounds with grace to all those who carry the cross with good will in order to please him." - Alphonsus Liguori

"The cross of Christ is the all-sufficient ground for the salvation of sinners. It claims to be sturdy enough to support the whole weight of our guilt all by itself. Therefore, to boast in the cross properly at all is to boast in the cross alone." - Philip Graham Ryken

"It horribly skews the meaning of the cross when contemporary prophets of self-esteem say that the cross is a witness to my infinite worth. The biblical perspective is that the cross in a witness to the infinite worth of God's glory, and a witness to the immensity of the sin of my pride." - John Piper

"I was at a photo shoot, and I was wearing a cross necklace that my mom bought me, and somebody made a joke like, 'Why are you wearing a cross? Like you would be religious.' And then they took it away. I was really affected by that. The whole thing made me realize that I do want a cross with me at all times." - Kate Upton

"Love is the Cross, and the Cross is Love." - Therese Of Lisieux

"Jesus was a cross-dresser." - George Carlin

"The saving power of the cross does not depend on faith being addded to it; its saving power is such that faith flows from it" - J I Packer

"I wear whatever I want whenever I want. I don't call it drag; I don't even call it cross-dressing. It's just wearing a dress." - Eddie Izzard

"It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar

"I have had to make a cross of two logs, and lie down on it, to show the Indians what it means to crucify a man." - Jim Elliot

"It is not how you start the race or where you are during the race-it is how you cross the finish line that will matter." - Robert D. Hales

"The center of salvation is the Cross of Jesus, and the reason it is so easy to obtain salvation is because it cost God so much." - Oswald Chambers

"We must do something about the cross, and there's only one of two things we can do- flee it or die upon it!" - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Sin is not weakness, it is a disease; it is red-handed rebellion against God and the magnitude of that rebellion is expressed by Calvary's cross." - Oswald Chambers

"We must do something about the cross, and there's only one of two things we can do- flee it or die upon it!" - Aiden Wilson Tozer



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