Quotation Explorer - 'Burden'

Our sacrifice only becomes a burden when we start complaining. - Manuel Cuason Jr.
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. - G.K. Chesterton
What we call as burden of life is nothing but the human failure on the matter of creating a just world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The day you call someone "Mother" is the day your pain is hers to bear, you burden hers to carry. - Sunanda J. Chatterjee
Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim--letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor. - C.R. Strahan
Make sure you don't carry the burden of the whole world on your shoulders, just in case someone needed them to cry. - Nema Al-Araby
Come to Me, all you labor and are heavy laden, and I’ll give you rest! For My yoke is easy and My burden is light. - Kay Beatton
Intelligence is a burden not many are willing or able to carry. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Nothing can be more dreadful than the burden of failure on one's shoulders.. - Mayank Sengar
We have to be ready for the blessings God tosses at us. In order to catch your blessing, you have to let go of your burden. - Raylene Roybal
Sometimes the burden of love is heavier than a heavy heart - Munia Khan
If I can aid one in distress,If I can make a burden less,If I can spread more happiness,Lord, show me how. - Grenville Kleiser
I will say nothing... against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have yet to learn that I am not designed to carry the burden of men. Rather, I am designed to carry the love of God so that I might soothe the burden of men. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
For every man shall bear his own burden, - Bible
Question me now about all other matters, but do not ask who I am, for fear you may increase in my heart it's burden of sorrow as I think back; I am very full of grief, and I should not sit in the house of somebody else with my lamentation and wailing. It is not good to go on mourning forever. - Homer
Leave each one his touch of folly; it helps to lighten life's burden which, if he could see himself as he is, might be too heavy to carry. - John Lancaster Spalding
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself. - Georg W. Hegel
The burden of information often makes us blind; wisdom opens our eyes. - Debasish Mridha
Whenever you're having a burden in your heart, share it to those people whom you trust. It'll make you feel better. - Jayson Engay
Few take up the burden of their own victory: most give up their dreams when they become impossible.
When troubles come into my life which burden my heart and my mind,I know that God will guide me by making his presence shine. - Liz Liaw
God gave laws to His people to bless them, not to burden them. Every rule either elevates the quality of human life or restores one's relationship with God after a breach. He makes no extraneous demands and He is never capricious. - Charles R. Swindoll
Human life is a sad show, undoubtedly; ugly, heavy and complex. Art has no other end, for people of feeling than to conjure away the burden and bitterness. - Gustave Flaubert
Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. - Corrie ten Boom
...you have to learn where your pain is. You have to burrow down and find the wound, and if the burden of it is too terrible to shoulder, you have to shout it out; you have to shout for help... And then finally, the way through grief is grieving. - Jane Hamilton
When we put things off until some future-probably mythical-Laterland, we drag the past into the future. The burden of yesterday's incompletions is a heavy load to carry. Don't carry it. - Peter McWilliams
The reason as to why we are attracted to our opposites is because they are our salvation from the burden of being ourselves. - Kamand Kojouri
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy
All the money anyone needs is just enough to prevent one from being a burden to others. -Bishop Milton Wright - David McCullough
Our life gets prettier when we try to lighten the burden of others. - Debasish Mridha
Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition. - Isaac Asimov
When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time. - Orison Swett Marden
Sometimes carrying the burden of an upsetting truth, and hiding it, is actually a gift you give to someone else. You bear that burden, so they don’t have to, in a situation where telling them will change nothing. - Cassandra Clare
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy
Everyone carries a burden. Only the weight differs. - Kathy Katona McIntosh
1. During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you - they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you.
That's how you should be. Accept your burden and carry it, with joy. - John Ajvide Lindqvist
Expectation is an anchor, a heavy burden every man is to first carry and then overcome if he is to ever reach the shorelines of his dreams. - Peter S. Fogg
History is a burden. Stories can make us fly. - Robin Hood Doctor Who 8x01 "The Robots of Sherwood"
The burden of sin leads you to the need of a savior - John Paul Warren
Although leaders and followers are closely linked, it is the leader who often initiates the relationship, creates the communication linkages, and carries the burden for maintaining the relationship. - Peter Northouse
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden. - Plato
Redemption came as a wave of relief, but then it followed with a burden. - Building 429
Declutter your life from the burden of all that stands between you and your dreams. - K.J. Kilton
My burden is my purpose. Without it, I wouldn't be. - Solange nicole
We will lower the tax burden on middle-class Americans by asking the very wealthy to pay their fair share. Middle-class taxpayers will have a choice between a children's tax credit or a significant reduction in the income tax rate.
And the grasshopper shall be a burden. - Bible
Everyone has his burden; what counts is how you carry it. - Joe Brown and David Brown
No burden is heavier to bear than the burden of a false idea. - Marty Rubin
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was. - Margaret Mitchell
Never blame men, they have too many responsibilities because they live in a country where they are being taught to take up the burden since they get an erection. - Himmilicious
God, change the burden of my heart to be like a gentle rain which falls equally on all - AbdulAziz Mohammed
The task of teaching has never been more complex and the expectations that burden teachers are carried out in antiquated systems that offer little support—and yet, teachers are finding success every day. - Tucker Elliot
When you are in troubled and worried and sick at heartAnd your plans are upset and your world falls apart,Remember God's ready and waiting to shareThe burden you find much to heavy to bear--So with faith, "Let Go and Let GOD" lead your wayInto a brighter and less troubled day - Helen Steiner Rice
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else. - John W. Gardner
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place. - Calvin Trillin
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy
i see when you doubt yourself, i feel your fear. please put down your burden and remember i am here. -your angels. - Nikki Rowe
To the rich, therefore, falls the burden of Beauty. And if they cannot assume it, then they deserve to die. - Muriel Barbery
Many a man lives a burden to the Earth, but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. - John Milton
Books appear to be frail and disposable, but they are sacred. You can burn the paper, but the stories live on. In the same way, a poor man or woman is not a burden on society, they are those who survive despite the odds—and when they don’t, they still represent those who tried. - Mohammad Zayer
The continued propinquity of another human being cramps the style after a time unless that person is somebody you think you love. Then the burden becomes intolerable at once. - Quentin Crisp
I'll be ready for it to happen and that way it won't happen. It's a burden, being able to control situations with my hyper-vigilance, but it's my lot in life. - Tina Fey
This generation - it's almost a religious thing now. The millennium, the end days, no need to be responsible anymore to the future. A burden has been lifted from them. The Baby Jesus is managing the portfolio of earthly affairs, and nobody begrudges Him the carried interest... - Thomas Pynchon
Increment in remuneration every year is just an illusion for it can't even counter the effect of inflation & price rise and thereby leading to accumulation of financial burden on the shoulder of the common men especially salaried class people and so we have economic recession. - Anuj Somany
As young adults, we were wearing the shoes of the new future. Our generation would soon be the ones to determine the political climate of our country, the constitution of a family, and the morality of man. What an awesome burden we carried. - Lynda I Fisher
A successful lie is doubly a lie; an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth. - Dag Hammarskjold
If you do not have the strength to forgive,then compel themselves and continue in that, do not write bad words.For all that you write, is your own burden, you're gonna wear.So just write nice! - Sanel Alić
In the middle of nowhere, a trunk heavy with gold is a burden, not treasure. - A. J. Gallant
Prayer is not meant to be a burden or used as a badge of holiness. Instead, it is a gift of God that when used properly should yield great victory in our lives. - Paul Silway
If the people can’t comprehend or don’t want to apprehend the approach of a person being honest in own attitude towards resolving any issues, then they will squarely put the blame or burden on him by saying that he lacks ability to make them understand his views. - Anuj Somany
The burden of sin leads you to the need for a Savior. - John Paul Warren
The Chinese did not admire a bent back; goddesses and warriors stood straight. Still there must have been a marvelous freeing of beauty when a worker laid down her burden and stretched and arched. - Maxine Hong Kingston
A burdened heart doesn't equate to a lack of faith. The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob can heal with a simple command. The burden comes from wondering if that's His will and may it be done. - Donna Lynn Hope
Some losses never heal you just learn to carry the burden and shed a tear every now and then - Tina Gayle
I lost myself in the burden of trying to be your savior. - Alexandria Hampton
God, send me anywhere, only go with me. Lay any burden on me, only sustain me. And sever any tie in my heart except the tie that binds my heart to Yours. - David Livingstone
True laziness is the commitment to decrease work and increase efficiency; reduce burden and boost creativity; expand your knowledge and avoid complications; minimize effort and still get it done. - Alan Rios
People who dismiss the unemployed and dependent as ‘parasites’ fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without appearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society. - Jason Read
As I crawled out of the abyss of combat and over the rail of the Sea Runner, I realized that compassion for the sufferings of others is a burden to those who have it. As Wilfred Owen's poem "Insensibility" puts it so well, those who feel most of others suffer most in war. - Eugene B. Sledge
That is what I have always understood to be the essence of anarchism: the conviction that the burden of proof has to be placed on authority, and that it should be dismantled if that burden cannot be met. - Noam Chomsky
The greatest relationships are those in which love is not treated as a noun, but as a verb; with romance not viewed as a burden, but lived as a poem. - Steve Maraboli
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
Let's stop judging others, and relieve them of the heavy burden they are carrying on their shoulders because of us. - Saurabh Sharma
It is difficult to soar to your destiny carrying the burden of doubt, impossible to soar to your destiny carrying the burden of fear, but conceivable to soar to your destiny carried by the wings of faith. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Rejecting sin is not a burden; on the contrary, it brings freedom and relief. - Sunday Adelaja
Never choose a situation which is a burden to your command only to satisfy fellows' standards; rather choose a situation that may be difficult but is compliment to your will. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
The day you call someone "Mother" is the day their pain is hers to bear, your burden hers to carry. - Sunanda J. Chatterjee
Do not let your problems become a burden and interfere with your endless possibilities. - Debasish Mridha
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - Theodore Roosevelt
Before every action ask yourself. Will this bring more monkeys on my back. Will the result of my action be a blessing or a heavy burden? - Alfred A. Montapert
I will say nothing against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Before complaining about your burden of life, you must first try to see what other people's burden of life is! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated. - Coretta Scott King
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest in the hands and heaviest upon the back. - Ambrose Bierce
However much we stumble, it is a teacher's burden always to hope, that with learning, a boy's character might be changed. And, so, the destiny of a man. - William Hundert - The Emperors Club
The burden of knowledge is lighter than the joy of ignorance. - Ogwo David Emenike
Unhappiness is such a heavy burden, those who carry it, when ever possible, unload it onto those around them. - Christopher Price
Learning to let go is not giving up! It is simply passing the burden to a better fighter, so you can fight another day. (God) - Shannon L. Alder
Inside, my soul is curled tightly bearing the burden of massive sins from another life. And my eyes look far at the hell around me... a sharp grin tugs at the corner of my lips. - Hubert Martin
It is symptomatic of the constricting specialism and the oppressive burden of fact of our time that it has been left to the imagination of a novelist, Marguerite Yourcenar, to create the broadest, the most balanced and in many ways the most authentic interpretation of the affair. - Royston Lambert
When I left, they were stuck with the burden of finding someone else to blame for their life... Pointing their anger everywhere, but never looking in the mirror... Continuing the cycle that led to their misery. - Steve Maraboli
When a burden is given to us from the Lord, it does not lose its strength with the passage of time but rather gains intensity. - Reona Peterson Joly
This business of womanhood is a heavy burden. - Tsitsi Dangarembga
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear. - Dag Hammarskjöld
Good ideas alter the power balance in relationships, that is why good ideas are always initially resisted. Good ideas come with a heavy burden. Which is why so few people have them. So few people can handle it. - Hugh Macleod
You are not a burden, an accident, or a mistake. You are meant for amazing things that you can't even imagine for yourself. - Lacey Sturm
Just as Christian came up to the Cross, his burden loosed from off his shoulders, fell from off his back, and began to tumble down the hill, and so it continued to do till it came to the mouth of the sepulchre. There it fell in, and I saw it no more! - John Bunyan
It was a burden on all her muscles. A hollow deeper than her bones. She braced herself though, she knew why Atlas stood so tall. - Hubert Martin
That which I cannot hold is that which I can treasure the most because it affords me no burden other than to enjoy it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Until you lose your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is. - Margaret Mitchell
Americans, indeed all free men, remember that inn the final choice, a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
We're reaching the point where the Earth will have to end the burden we've placed on her, if we don't lift the burden ourselves. - Steven M. Greer
We carry on not by letting go of the worries that burden us; but by staying true to our hearts & the meaning that surrounds us. - Robert Vanleeuwen
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