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Standing On Train Tracks Quotes By Ernest Hemingway,

When I saw my wife again standing by the tracks as the train came in by the piled logs at the station, I wished I had died before I had ever loved anyone but her. — Ernest Hemingway,

Standing On Train Tracks Quotes By Helen Maryles Shankman

For decades afterwards, I punished myself with images of Sofia standing
naked in the snow, shivering, clutching a chunk of cement that a guard had told her was soap, in the worst winter Poland has ever known. But as I stared at the empty train tracks and thought of the stationmaster making the schoolyard slash across his throat, I had no idea what he was talking about. I could not have conjured up the kind of man who would be willing to design an oven that would be economically fueled by the fat of the men, women and children it was burning. I would not have believed that these same engineers would find other men willing to carry out their monstrous plans. I, too, would have dismissed it as propaganda, that one kind of human being could industriously collect and kill six million of another kind of human being. Somewhere along the line, there would have to be someone who said no.
Forgive me, Sofia. Forgive me, Isaiah. I did not know. — Helen Maryles Shankman

Standing On Train Tracks Quotes By Jud Newborn

At one stopover on the train journey home, Hans told his sister Inge later, he saw a young girl with the Star of David on her breast; she was repairing tracks on the line, along with other people with yellow badges on their clothes. Her face was pallid, sunken in; her eyes, beyond grief and terror. Impulsively, Hans thrust his rations in her hand. She looked up at him, then at his uniform. She threw the packet of food to the ground.
He scooped it up, wiped off the dust, and picked a daisy growing by the side of the tracks. He placed the package, with the daisy on top, at her feet. He said, "I would have liked to give you a little pleasure." He boarded the train.
When he looked back, the girl was standing there, watching the train disappear, the flower in her hair. — Jud Newborn

Standing On Train Tracks Quotes By Veronica Roth

We live in a dangerous world, and I am not so attached to life that I will do anything to survive. I can't reassure him. He checks his watch. "They'll be here any minute." I get up, and see Evelyn and Edward standing next to the tracks. They run before the train passes them, and jump in with almost — Veronica Roth

Standing On Train Tracks Quotes By Tina Brown

In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train. — Tina Brown