quote by Johnny Cash

How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.

— Johnny Cash

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The most dangerous thing in the world is to have no purpose.


One does not simply walk into Mordor.

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Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we've attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can't be happy now, we'll likely not be happy when.

Animals, like us, are living souls. They are not things. They are not objects. Neither are they human. Yet they mourn. They love. They dance. They suffer. They know the peaks and chasms of being.


My whole life has been spent walking by the side of a bottomless chasm, jumping from stone to stone. Sometimes I try to leave my narrow path and join the swirling mainstream of life, but I always find myself drawn inexorably back towards the chasm's edge, and there I shall walk until the day I finally fall into the abyss.

We need the historian and philosopher to give us with trenchant pen, the story of our forefathers, and let our soul and body, with phosphorescent light, brighten the chasm that separates us. We should cling to them just as blood is thicker than water.

Anything can be achieved in small, deliberate steps.

But there are times you need the courage to take a great leap; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. The chasm is never completely bridged. We all have the conviction, perhaps illusory, that we have much more to say than appears on the paper.

It was growing late, and though one might stand on the brink of a deep chasm of disaster, one was still obliged to dress for dinner.


Long live the liberation of the workers off all countries from the infernal chasm of war, exploitation and slavery!

The more clearly we see the infinite chasm between God's glory and our sinful falling short thereof, the greater will be our appreciation of His grace and love in bridging that gulf to redeem us.

The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.

If you cannot bear the silence and the darkness, do not go there;

if you dislike black night and yawning chasms, never make them your profession. If you fear the sound of water hurrying through crevices toward unknown and mysterious destinations, do not consider it. Seek out the sunshine. It is a simple prescription. Avoid the darkness.

My journey deep into coma, outside this lowly physical realm and into the loftiest dwelling place of the almighty Creator, revealed the indescribably immense chasm between our human knowledge and the awe-inspiring realm of God.


The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

We stand on a precipice, then before a chasm, and as we wait it becomes higher, wider, deeper, but I am crazy enough to think it doesn't matter which way we leap because when we leap we will have learned to fly. Is that blasphemy or faith?

A bit of advice Given to a young Native American At the time of his initiation: As you go the way of life, You will see a great chasm. Jump. It is not as wide as you think.

In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude.

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.


Vulgarized knowledge characteristically gives birth to a feeling that everything is understandable and explained. It is like a system of bridges built over chasms. One can travel boldly ahead over these bridges, ignoring the chasms. It is forbidden to look down into them; but that, alas, does not alter the fact that they exist.

Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries of time: he should impute the seeming defects of his author to some chasm of intelligence, and suppose that the sense which is now weak was once forcible

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

The time for the healing of the wounds has come.

The moment to bridge the chasms that divide us has come. The time to build is upon us.

Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms.


Faith in Christ is not some blind leap into a dark chasm, but a faith based on established evidence.

The charm of television entertainment is its ability to bridge the chasm between dinner and bedtime without mental distraction.

A chasm reminds us that there is a fine line between bravery and idiocy.

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

Love is the most dangerous thing in the world.


That pit of blackness that lies beneath us, everywhere .

.. the firmest substance of human happiness is but a thin crust spread over it, with just reality enough to bear up the illusive stage-scenery amid which we tread. It needs no earthquake to open the chasm.

There exists an infinite universe between the boundaries of light and darkness;

the photographer explores this chasm in a ship of the imagination, that is the camera.

Sitting in an automobile was where I first remember understanding how drama works ... Hidden in the back seat of a sedan, I quickly realized how deep the chasm or intense the claustrophobia could be inside your average family car.

Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms.