Quotation Explorer - 'Weight'

Instead of the weight that sinks us, consequences are often the life preserver that saves us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The strongest shoulders are not the well-built shoulders of a weight lifter who carries iron dumbbells, but they are of a mother’s weak shoulders which carry three children! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn't have the weight of gender expectations. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
What I was afraid of was my own grief, the weight of it, the ineluctable corrosive force of it, and the stark awareness I had of being, for the first time in my life, entirely alone, a Crusoe shipwrecked and stranded in the limitless wastes of a boundless and indifferent ocean. - John Banville
I'm supposed to a man who never blows his composureA boy trapped in a war, forced to be a soliderThe weight of the world just put on top of my shouldersBut if there's one thing I know for sureIt's that my mind has had its exposureAnd my emotional turmoil has finally had its closure - Tommy Tran
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Consciousness is very personal like happiness, sadness, or awareness. You can only feel it and you cannot see it. It does not follow any quantum rules. It has no weight or dimension and does not occupy any space. Consciousness has no beginning and no end. - Debasish Mridha
Our Beasts and our Thieves and our ChattelsHave weight for good or for ill;But the Poor are only His image,His presence, His word, His will; -And so Lazarus lies at our doorstepAnd Dives neglects him still. - Adelaide Anne Procter
I have no mercy or compassion for a society that crushes people, and then penalizes them for not being able to stand up under the weight.
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Carrying the weight of a conditioned mind leaves little opportunity for the questions you should be asking. - RJ Clawson
I'm not an insomniac. It's just that my mind is in the best position to catch the weight of all hovering possibilities the moment I lie down. - Joyce Rachelle
By handling each sentimental item and deciding what to discard, you process your past. If you just stow these things away in a drawer or cardboard box, before you realise it, your past will become a weight that holds you back and keeps you from living in the here and now. Pg.116-117 - Marie Kondō
And yet, troublingly, there is one difference between 'labour' and other elements [raw materials, machinery] which conventional economics does not have a means to represent, or give weight to, but which is nevertheless unavoidably present in the world: the fact that labour feels pain. - Alain de Botton
When weight loss becomes a goal in your life, eating right and exercising are just two pieces of the puzzle. Figuring out why you've put on the extra weight is the hardest part. - Ali Vincent
At times I was desperate and could find no solace anywhere. Nothing seemed to work, and the weight of being trapped in my own body made it difficult to lift even a hand off the sheets. - Lucy Grealy
A huge part of losing weight is believing you have the power to do it. - Debasish Mridha
Everyone carries a burden. Only the weight differs. - Kathy Katona McIntosh
I have had my dream—like others—And it has come to nothing, so thatI remain now carelesslyWith feet planted on the ground,And look up at the sky—Feeling my clothes about me,The weight of my body in my shoes,The rim of my hat, air passing in and outAt my nose—and decide to dream no more. - William Carlos Williams
i want to go to the gymand pretend the weight machines are drumsand play the longest drum solo on them - Megan Boyle
Behind weight gain are the larger hurts and questions that have to be explored, probed, and understood before weight loss and maintenance is a possibility. It's a bigger issue than just calories in, calories out. - Ali Vincent
Art is not documentary. It may incidentally serve that function in its own way but its true effort is to open to us dimensions of the spirit of the self that normally lie smothered under the weight of living. - Jeanette Winterson
Afflictions are light when compared with what we really deserve. They are light when compared with the sufferings of the Lord Jesus. But perhaps their real lightness is best seen by comparing them with the weight of glory which is awaiting us. - Arthur W. Pink
The argument that making contraceptives available to young people would prevent teen pregnancies is ridiculous. That's like offering a cookbook as a cure to people who are trying to lose weight. - Jerry Falwell
When we die, no one remembers us for what we weighed. Our weight isn't etched into our headstones. - Stephanie Klein
The reason we have such a difficult time losing weight permanently is not because we are making bad choices, but because we are not stopping our automatic subconscious programmed behaviors in their tracks. - Elaine Moran
I believe that a revolution can begin from this one strand of straw. Seen at a glance, this rice straw may appear light and insignificant. Hardly anyone would believe that it could start a revolution. Nevertheless, I have come to realize the weight and power of this straw. - Fukuoka , Masanobu
The truth is, if I were going to lose weight successfully, I would have to think about what I eat constantly. I cannot imagine a life more boring and a more time-consuming obsession than being preoccupied with what I eat. - Mindy Kaling
No more apologies! So we're poor! All right, we're poor! This is America! And America is one place in this sorry world where people Shouldn't have to apologize for being poor. The question in America should be, 'Is this guy a good citizen? Is he honest? Does he pull his own weight? - Kurt Vonnegut
As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Robert J. Wiersema
Diets don't really work & can be destructive, but if you get healthy overall (mind, body, spirit) then your weight balances naturally. - Jay Woodman
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain. - William Shakespeare
You see, most people gain weight because they give into cravings. But when you easily (and without feeling like you're depriving yourself) gain control, the extra weight comes off. - Josh Bezoni
If words had weight, a single sentence from Death would have anchored a ship. - Terry Pratchett
Loyalty is a very heavy weight, not everyone is able to carry it.Forward March Life Quotes - Jelani Daniel
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What matters most with any regimen, whether it's to lose weight or stop drinking or smoking, is your willingness to seek help and your desire to say 'no more. - Ewan McGregor
The weight of your words is more important than the volume of your voice! - Manprit Kaur
REASON, v.i. To weight probabilities in the scales of desire. - Ambrose Bierce
If an ant carries an object a hundred times its weight, you can carry burdens many times your size. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It was bewildering, the way that reality could be overtaken, wrestled down, and murdered by the sheer weight of possibility. - Jennifer duBois
They say blood is thicker than water. It's also more treacherous, prone to betrayal, full of shit and quite honestly, I wouldn't put much weight into it at all. - Ashly Lorenzana
One wordFrees us of all the weight and pain of life:That word is love. - Sophocles
He was following the Earth through its days, drifting with the rhythms of its myriad pulses, seeping through the webs of its life, swelling with its tides, turning with its weight. - Douglas Adams
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
Life is rather a short walk through eternity. Be they seeds, pups or infants, on the trek they all pick up weight, sensitivity and awareness. Then, much before the end of the run, they deteriorate, lead, legs and lungs. The tragicomedy of existence: the long walk of slow decay. - Dagobert D. Runes
Enjoy losing weight. Enjoy eating healthy, delicious food. Do not wait until you reach your destination to feel good. Take as much happiness and joy as you can from your weight loss journey. - Harry Papas
My vocal chords fought to contain the memories that leaked out; I felt the weight off it all pressing down on me. - Jake Wood
To make sense of it - that's the challenge. To bear witness to the death, without being broken by the weight of it. - M. L. Stedman - The Light Between Oceans
Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way. - Oprah Winfrey
Now then, let's come right down in here and put some nice big strong arms on these trees. Tree needs an arm too. It'll hold up the weight of the forest. Little bird has to have a place to set there. There he goes... - Bob Ross
Over the years, I've come to realize that determination makes one to punch above one's weight. - Ogwo David Emenike
I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
The burdens I carry on my back are in direct correlation to the weight of my ego. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid
The hatred that vibrated beneath the surface of my girl's face-- I think Suzanne recognized it. Of course my hand would anticipate the weight of a knife. The particular give of a human body. There was so much to destroy. - Emma Cline
A kiss is the easiest thing to throw at someone because its weight is love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The journey of the mind always has longer to travel than the heart because dreams carry weight, while love makes you float. - Shannon L. Alder
There should be no separation between spontaneous work with an emotional tone and work directed by the intellect. Both are supplementary to each other and must be regarded as intimately connected. Discipline and freedom are thus to be seen as elements of equal weight, each partaking of the other. - Armin Hofmann
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
The longer we live, the more weight we carry in our hearts. - Ai Yazawa
For men, women are their ‘counter weights’ and when that is not enough, their daughters are their ‘counter weights.’ One can’t do without a counter weight. Otherwise, he will fall over. - Dada Bhagwan
If you are a worrywart you can't be a ninja. You can't rise up and fight when the weight of the world is pressing you down. Your family needs you to be sane and not bogged down in fear. - Anna M. Aquino
And see the peaceful trees extendtheir myriad leaves in leisured dance—they bear the weight of sky and cloudupon the fountain of their veins. - Kathleen Raine
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience. - John Updike
Of the gladdest moments in human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of Habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the slavery of Civilization, man feels once more happy. - Richard Francis Burton
I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them--with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. - Eudora Welty
Knowledge refined from experience becomes a weight upon wisdom when its driving purpose is solely selfish. - Hiyamedia
And dreams in their development have breath, And tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy; They leave a weight upon our waking thoughts, They take a weight from off our waking toils, They do divide our being. - Lord Byron
She was waiting, but she didn't know for what. She was aware only of her solitude, and of the penetrating cold, and of a greater weight in the region of her heart. - Albert Camus
Because, in an empty bedroom with creaky old wood floors, it is a natural human response to just stand there and shift your weight from foot to foot, and think about sex. - Andrew Smith
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
I felt like I had the weight of the world on my shoulders until I REALIZED I had the power to take it off - Kem Brown
For we have been socialized to respect fear more than our own needs for language and definition, and while we wait in silence for that final luxury of fearlessness, the weight of that silence will choke us. - Audre Lorde
I'd heard it all the time, 'Live in the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about the moment at all; it was about having faith in the future. It was about knowing there would be another meal in a few hours. - Stephanie Klein
Look on beauty, and you shall see 'tis purchased by the weight. - William Shakespeare
There is no need to lose weight for some one because only those ask you to lose some weight who can not afford your likeings - Navjyot Kaur
If I don't eat junk, I don't gain weight. - Paulina Christensen
The Word of God bares weight on all ages always. - Matt Chandler
What is arrogant pride (abhimaan)? It is to believe the weight of the body-complex [pudgal] to be one’s own weight. It is to believe that ‘I am Great’. - Dada Bhagwan
…our world did not fall because we did not believe in fairness… our world fell because it could no longer support the enormous weight we had put upon it, in the name of fairness. - Leot Felton
Get your "MENTAL" weight up, it stays FOREVER, money has no staying power! - L. Michelle
I don't advise. You mutn't give any weight to what I say, except in so far as your own judgment approves it. - George Gissing
If you can EAT! you can lose the weight!! - Nancy S. Mure
We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. - Shirley Abbott
To a man, a woman is fun to be with until she gains weight. To a woman, a man is fun to live with until he loses his job. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Most people see themselves a certain way their entire lives. When they go through a massive change, such as losing weight, they have to learn to see themselves in a new way. It is one of the biggest struggles her members deal with on their journey.
My activism does not need proof to be real. It exists in the work of my bones against weight in the morning. - Amandla Stenberg
He who makes fun of a short and fat man’s weight is much less cruel than he who makes fun of his height. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In my hands I held gold dust and tarnished rust, but looking further in, I saw the few diamonds I've come to know as soul mates in my life. They sparkled a little brighter and I'd notice the lack of weight if they were gone. They would leave not as a loss, but as a hole in my palm. - Hubert Martin
The greatest weight a bird has to drop before it can fly is fear. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The words, I love you, are empty without clarification. Women prefer to be told what they can expect. It is measurable like a Weight Watcher’s diet, with extra points at the end of the week if you don’t cheat. - Shannon L. Alder
Of all creatures on earth, in proportion to their size and weight, humans have the smallest footprint on the ground and the largest on the environment. - R. N. Prasher
There's nothing like a printed book; the weight, the woody scent, the feel, the look. - E.A. Bucchianeri
Force without wisdom falls of its own weight. - Horace
I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight. - Malcolm X
Just because you know it [my past]... doesn't mean that my wounds are a weight you have to carry. ~Kurogane-san - CLAMP
Instead of measuring yourself by your weight, measure yourself by your acts of kindness. - Elle Sommer
Joy comes when you turn it over to God to deal with. This is when you will feel the true release from it's weight. - Shannon L. Alder
I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language. - Italo Calvino
The people who can most successfully lose weight and maintain a healthy life style are foodies. When it comes to healthy eating, people who know how to cook and make ingredients taste good have a distinct advantage over those who can't. - Edward Ugel
Still, what I want in my lifeis to be willingto be dazzled—to cast aside the weight of factsand maybe evento float a littleabove this difficult world. - Mary Oliver
Wearing all that weight of learning like a flower. - Alfred Tennyson
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Carbohydrate density is simple to calculate -- just divide the quantity of carbohydrate in food by the weight of the food. The more carbs packed into a given gram of food, the higher its carbohydrate density. - Andrew Weil
If the weight comes from bacon you can so deduct it off the scale total to get your true weight. #science - Michelle M. Pillow
To have had fame, even very minor fame, and to have lost it, got older and maybe put on a little weight is a kind of living death. - David Nicholls
No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders. - Samuel Adams
The strength of your obstacle determines the weight of your potentials. The greater your potentials, the heavier your dunamis power must be. - Israelmore Ayivor
Your process is what determines the weight of your journey. Submit to your process so that your journey can be great. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
But memories were fragile and not to be trusted. They were a weight that Faolin did not need to carry with him when he set out that morning. Things of the past, like the fragile boy he had been, had no place on a man’s journey towards his future. - Madeline Claire Franklin
There is a limit for everything. You can't just load tons and tons of peacock feathers in a cart considering it's light weight. If you do, it will damage the axle of the cart. - Thiruvalluvar
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. - Bill Gates
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. - Sophocles
There is no need for arms, physical violence, material constraints. Just a gaze. An inspecting gaze, a gaze that each individual under its weight will end by [internalising] to the point that they are their own overseer, each individual thus exercising surveillance over, and against themself. - Michel Foucault
I am a creator, writing like the wind, I carry the weight of a future world in the barrel of a pen, etching my characters into the paper with life giving ink so my dreams and reality might finally meet. - L.M. Fields
The weight of God's love for humanity cannot be determined. But felt with a grateful heart. - David Nii Sowah Kobbina Adjei
Well, you’ve taken a weight off my mind.A mind, I should imagine, scarcely constructed to bear greatweights. - P.G. Wodehouse
Don't give up. It's just the weight of the world. - Josh Groban
The heart become weight if no one bring or get a lovable feelings. - Malliga Chebli-Saadi
Ignorance isn't a sword. It's a weight that drags a soul swirling to the bottom of the sea. - Melodie Ramone
Two words. Three vowels. Four constenants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over. - Maggi Richard
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