Top Cross Quotes
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.
The Christian God seemed the most offensive to people precisely because he was the most godlike. He was too perfect even to be coaxed by human efforts, and therefore sent his son to do the job.
(n.) A gibbet, consisting of two pieces of timber placed transversely upon one another, in various forms, as a T, or +, with the horizontal piece below the upper end of the upright, or as an X. It was anciently used in the execution of criminals.
(n.) The sign or mark of the cross, made with the finger, or in ink, etc., or actually represented in some material; the symbol of Christ's death; the ensign and chosen symbol of Christianity, of a Christian people, and of Christendom.
(n.) Affiction regarded as a test of patience or virtue; trial; disappointment; opposition; misfortune.
(n.) A piece of money stamped with the figure of a cross, also, that side of such a piece on which the cross is stamped; hence, money in general.
(n.) An appendage or ornament or anything in the form of a cross; a badge or ornamental device of the general shape of a cross; hence, such an ornament, even when varying considerably from that form; thus, the Cross of the British Order of St. George and St. Michael consists of a central medallion with seven arms radiating from it.
(n.) A monument in the form of a cross, or surmounted by a cross, set up in a public place; as, a market cross; a boundary cross; Charing Cross in London.
(n.) A common heraldic bearing, of which there are many varieties. See the Illustration, above.
(n.) The crosslike mark or symbol used instead of a signature by those unable to write.
(n.) Church lands.
(n.) A line drawn across or through another line.
(n.) A mixing of breeds or stock, especially in cattle breeding; or the product of such intermixture; a hybrid of any kind.
(n.) An instrument for laying of offsets perpendicular to the main course.
(n.) A pipe-fitting with four branches the axes of which usually form's right angle.
(a.) Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting.
(a.) Not accordant with what is wished or expected; interrupting; adverse; contrary; thwarting; perverse.
(a.) Characterized by, or in a state of, peevishness, fretfulness, or ill humor; as, a cross man or woman.
(a.) Made in an opposite direction, or an inverse relation; mutually inverse; interchanged; as, cross interrogatories; cross marriages, as when a brother and sister marry persons standing in the same relation to each other.
(prep.) Athwart; across.
(v. t.) To put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to cross the arms.
(v. t.) To lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross the letter t.
(v. t.) To pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.
(v. t.) To pass, as objects going in an opposite direction at the same time.
(v. t.) To run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to clash or interfere with.
(v. t.) To interfere and cut off; to debar.
(v. t.) To make the sign of the cross upon; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.
(v. t.) To cancel by marking crosses on or over, or drawing a line across; to erase; -- usually with out, off, or over; as, to cross out a name.
(v. t.) To cause to interbreed; -- said of different stocks or races; to mix the breed of.
(v. i.) To lie or be athwart.
(v. i.) To move or pass from one side to the other, or from place to place; to make a transit; as, to cross from New York to Liverpool.
(v. i.) To be inconsistent.
(v. i.) To interbreed, as races; to mix distinct breeds.
Believing there is a bridge from where you are to where you want to go is 99% of the battle. The other 1% is to cross it.
What's the difference between people who see and seek gaps and those that see and seek bridges? The first stops and stays on the side. The second, crosses and reaches new worlds.As soon as your mind i...
We need to know that our limits do not define our limitations. And an empty tomb does exactly that.
Easter says that every ending ever experienced by man is exquisitely crafted to find its own ending at the feet of a fresh beginning.
To some, the image of a pale body glimmering on a dark night whispers of defeat. What good is a God who does not control his Son's suffering? But another sound can be heard: the shout of a God crying...
Of course God does outrageous things. But in reality, what insanity would prompt me to follow a God who did anything less?
Reasonably speaking, we can see the cross as entirely possible. But in considering Easter, we see an empty tomb as entirely impossible. And is it possible that God had to do the impossible to finally...
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.
Crossing the limit is not my styleMy footsteps meander less than a mileI travel the world perhaps in a minuteYet a dream, to me, is never infinite!
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...
Why am I anti-social?? Hey GreenWind can you answer me, little black biatch that I don't go out makes me anti social? How about the people which can't cross the street, everyday talking about football...
Our CrossOur little circle hides in the mind,It's difficult to miss but hard to find,It goes unspoken but yet it speaks,From backward years to forward weeks,We can't forget but why even try,Two of a k...
My religious convictions and scientific views cannot at present be more specifically defined than as those of a believer in creative evolution. I desire that no public monument or work of art or inscr...