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Burden Quotes
Quotes about Burdens

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Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Related topics: Sad Feeling-Down Cynical Movie Life

The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
- Rabindranath Tagore

With gratitude, all life appears as a blessing -
without gratitude, all of life
is perceived as a burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

 

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whenever you choose to carry resentment and hatred,
you are shouldering an immense burden that damages
your happiness, and often your health.
Does it matter that your resentment and hatred are "justified?"
Only you suffer - not the person you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

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Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

Life is about more than today, and more than yourself.
What will your legacy be?
What will your great-grandchildren be told about you?
Creating a legacy does not have to be a burden,
it can be your joy and can create
your satisfaction with living each day.
What kind of world do you want to leave your great-grandchildren?
What can you do today to help create that world?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being noticed can be a burden.
Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed.
So I disappear a lot.
- Bob Dylan

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his
hoe and gazes on the ground,
the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.
- Edwin Markham

Respect the burden.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Plus, 40% of our debt is owned by foreign interest.
I can't support a plan that passes along cost burden
to our children and makes us more reliant on foreign dollars.
- Steve Israel

Why isn't it natural for people who have lived and
worked at something to want to use the knowledge and capacity in a new way,
free from the burden of making a living?
- James Rouse

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
- Jeremy Collier

The weight of the world is love.
Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.
- Allen Ginsberg

There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable,
than a pen.
- Petrarch

The dreadful burden of having nothing to do.
- Nicolas Boileau

Grief can't be shared.
Everyone carries it alone.
His own burden in his own way.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

When I got the money, the whole burden descended on me,
and the realization of what I had done.
And it led me then to make the further step,
a change of loyalties.
- Aldrich Ames

The camera relieves us of the burden of memory.
It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us.
Yet no other god has been so cynical,
for the camera records in order to forget.
- John Berger

Being Elvis Presley's daughter is a whole lot of pressure.
It's been a constant burden in my life.
- Lisa Marie Presley

The alternative minimum tax was designed to prevent
the very wealthiest Americans from overusing certain
tax benefits to avoid most of their tax burden.
- Richard Neal

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past,
threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
- Maya Angelou

The burden of the past is only, I think,
oppressive when you've got to go on the experience of the avant garde.
- Jonathan Miller

This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a
serious brake on the development efforts of many countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The yoke you wear determines the burden you bear.
- Edwin Louis Cole

What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
- Voltaire

We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook,
an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient
while they are overloaded.
- Charles Kingsley

The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden
of some idea or feeling off his mind.
- Max Nordau

Remember, the burden of sorrow is doubled when it is borne alone.
- Goran Persson

Competition in armament, both land and naval,
is not only a terrible burden upon the people,
but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces
to the peace of the world.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Americans are also feeling the effects of soaring energy prices at the gas pump.
The double burden of these added expenses will be far
too much for many families.
- Russ Carnahan

If the past has been an obstacle and a burden,
knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
- John Acton

While there are many influences on gas prices in America,
I believe the passage of a national energy bill will
help relieve this burden on our country.
- Paul Gillmor

The natural movement of one's soul is upwards.
But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it,
the burden of the body drags down the soul.
- Vinoba Bhave

Well, where is the money? Show me the money? Our allies
have put up a few billion dollars,
but the American taxpayer has been required to shoulder the burden of this war.
- Jim Cooper

Segregation was a burden for many blacks,
because the end of the civil war and the amendments
added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond
reality in some respects.
- Ed Smith

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it,
casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles

True patriotism isn't cheap.
It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
- Robert Reich

To the extent that I considered the personal burden
of harming the people who had trusted me,
plus the Agency, or the United States,
I wasn't processing that.
- Aldrich Ames

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof,
really is an author.
- Scott Turow

To lose a son under those circumstances -
a violent death like my son went through,
it just puts a burden on your heart.
- Brian Jones

It's hard enough to work and raise a family when your
kids are all healthy and relatively normal,
but when you add on some kind of disability or disease,
it can just be such a burden.
- Patricia Heaton

Placing on writers the responsibility to represent
a culture is an onerous burden.
- Amy Tan

Religion is not a burden, not a weight,
it is wings.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited
with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden
of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

The most powerful person is he who is able to do least
himself and burden others most with the things for
which he lends his name and pockets the credit.
- Theodor Adorno

I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden
of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king
as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
- Edward VIII

God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.
- Reggie White

I did all the work at the beginning up until the point
where I couldn't handle the increasingly heavy art production burden alone.
I needed, and got, assistance.
- Joe Shuster

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump;
you may be freeing him from being a camel.
- M. Kathleen Casey

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive
that you could say about black people.
That's a terrible burden.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Every burden is a blessing.
- Walt Kelly

The burden which is well borne becomes light.
- Ovid

Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
- Denis Diderot

There is no way to ease the burden.
The voyage leads on from harm to harm,
A land of others and of silence.
- Donald Justice

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.
- Hosea Ballou

In order to spur economic growth we need to put the
brakes on out of control spending,
lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient
and effective government.
- Kenneth Blackwell

Lay the burden at the feet of the Savior.
- Richard G. Scott

Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars,
instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations.
- James Madison

We want to live at any price; so we cannot burden ourselves with feelings which,
though they might be ornamental enough in peace-time,
would be out of place here.
- Erich Maria Remarque

The burden of disease falls on the poor.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes
on with innocence the first time.
Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
- Daniel Day Lewis

Clearly, this Sino-Japanese War of more than four years
was a considerable burden on Japan's national power
and an obstacle to the maintenance of peace in the Pacific.
- Tojo Hideki

OFSTED has made large cuts in the paperwork which schools
are asked to provide and further steps to reduce the
bureaucratic burden will be introduced in September.
- Estelle Morris

I think race has been a burden for black Americans.
Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many
people do not understand Islam.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature,
and we are but too willing to ease ourselves of it,
or at least to lighten it as much as we can.
- Philip Stanhope

If you love your children, if you love your country,
if you love the God of love, clear your hands from slaves,
burden not your children or your country with them.
- Richard V. Allen


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