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  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird to escape from his hand; he can hardly catch it again.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Love consists not in feeling great things but in having great detachment and in suffering for the Beloved.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with him continually, and you will not sin and will learn to love, and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    Throw away the Old Testament! What part of it will you throw away? That which I do not understand? Take down then yonder blood-stained cross; for there is a love there which passeth knowledge, and a Divine hatred of sin which shook the solid earth.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Abide in peace, banish cares, take no account of all that happens, and you will serve God according to his good pleasure and rest in him.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
  • A. B. Yehoshua
    A. B. Yehoshua
    Israeli novelist 1936-
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    And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so.
  • Alma Guillermoprieto
    Alma Guillermoprieto
    Mexican journalist
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    And, of course, millions of us cross the border to work in US homes and gardens and factories and carpentry shops and restaurants, and if you go to a restaurant pretty much anywhere in the United States, the chances are that the dishes will be washed by a Mexican.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Anyone who thinks hard work will never hurt you has never had to pay to have it done. Jesus now has many lovers of his Heavenly Kingdom, but few bearers of his cross.
  • Arnold Rothstein
    Arnold Rothstein
    American racketeer, businessman and gambler 1882-1928
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    Anyone who'd sell out a whole town wouldn't hesitate to double-cross one man.
  • Bonnie Langford
    Bonnie Langford
    English actress, dancer and singer 1964-
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    As a dancer I've always checked my body constantly; 'Am I having a good day or am I having a fat day?'
  • Bonnie Langford
    Bonnie Langford
    English actress, dancer and singer 1964-
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    As a dancer, I've always checked my body constantly: 'Am I having a good day, or am I having a fat day?' I am probably more critical of myself than anyone else. I am very tiny - 5'1 and a half inches - so there's nowhere for weight to hide.
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