Crossed Quotes

One senses that all the Bolsheviks, even those who ended up as cold-blooded autocrats, had been on a journey from idealism to something else, and didn't notice - to mix periods - when the Rubicon was crossed.
Been
Else
Ended
Even
Had
Idealism
Journey
Mix
Notice
Periods
Senses
Something
Something else
I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
Along
Bad
Beach
Blank
Change
Could
Darkness
Endlessly
Life
Me
Miles
Mind
My life
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.
Absorb
Act
Arms
Because
Both
Contemplate
Creation
Eyes
Hands
Heaven
Idle
Invisible
Labor
Jesus was born a Jew, and he died a Jew. It never occurred to him to establish a new religion. He never crossed himself: he had no reason to. He never set one foot in a church. He went to synagogue.
Born
Church
Died
Establish
Foot
Had
He
Him
Himself
Jesus
Jew
Never
New
There is something inexpressibly sad in the thought of the children who crossed the ocean with the Pilgrims and the fathers of Jamestown, New Amsterdam, and Boston, and the infancy of those born in the first years of colonial life in this strange new world.
Amsterdam
Born
Boston
Children
Colonial
Fathers
First
Infancy
Life
New
New world
Ocean
Pilgrims

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