Best 391 of Burden quotes - MyQuotes
There are plenty of good Indian writers in English, and none of us feel we are carrying the burden of being a poster boy.
Rejecting sin is not a burden; on the contrary, it brings freedom and relief.
Away from Lev, she craves his need for her. When with him, it enervates. Why is that? She cannot help it. Nothing to be done. Only with her sister is she unfettered. Tasha never makes her think about it, the terrible stature of love. Its shape, size, weight, the long shadows it casts. With Tasha she never goes cold as stones in a river, as Lev will accuse. You are suddenly so cold! Cold as stones in a river! What have I done wrong? he complains. Nothing. Nothing, my darling.
Meditate, become more aware and then you will see: choices disappear, a choicelessness arises. And it is such a tremendous joy to have a choiceless spontaneity. It is such a freedom. Choice is such a burden.
To lose a son under those circumstances - a violent death like my son went through, it just puts a burden on your heart.
Please believe that I do this because I am convinced that my illness cannot be helped for any length of time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.
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.
Michel De Montaigne
The secret counsels of princes are a troublesome burden to such as have only to execute them.
The day must come when the nation's whole scale of living must be reduced. If that day comes,Parliament must lay the burden equally on all classes.
The alternative minimum tax was designed to prevent the very wealthiest Americans from overusing certain tax benefits to avoid most of their tax burden.
Who had the bigger burden? The one who had to watch the other person endure or the one who endured?
Poverty is easy to bear if it is only temporary, easier still if it is an entirely voluntary burden.
Every president when he is elected has to live with the pluses and minuses his predecessor leaves, which includes benefits as well as burdens.
Maybe what River had meant was that time itself was like a river, moving steadily forward, and you got to be in a new river every day, every hour. All my life I'd felt like a lake. A lake where everyhting was contained, forever. All my experiences, all the different people I'd been, everything I'd had, everything I'd lost...I carried them around with me, all the time
Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villainy.
Under loves heavy burden do I sink. --Romeo
We are all tied to the burdens of this existence, and it seems as if everyday renewal is occurring in our lives and those around us.
If an ant carries an object a hundred times its weight, you can carry burdens many times your size.
I think Chris Burden is terrific. I really do.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Do not criticize those who leave the Sun and run towards the fogs! May be they just need to disappear to get rid of the burdens of life!
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was.
Music has been a burden and a joy for as long as I can remember.
Great fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.
Your burdens and pains will only be lightened by living ever so fully.
By staying married, we give something to ourselves and to others: hope. Hope that in steadfastly loving someone, we ourselves, for all our faults, will be loved; that the broken world will be made whole. To hitch your rickety wagon to the flickering star of another fallible human being -- what an insane thing to do. What a burden, and what a gift.
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.
Congress has become so dysfunctional that more and more of a burden is placed on the agencies to fill in the gaps. And the gaps get bigger and bigger because they're not constantly refreshed and tweaked.
If not for the cost burdens of fear we would all be living in paradise
Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature.
The Welfare State, which begun in Imperial Germany for the truly indigent and disabled, has now become "everybody's entitlement" and an increasing burden on those who produce.
I live an idle burden to the ground.
Paranoia: the gift of the survivor and the burden of the overtired, stressed, and terrified.
Michael Bassey Johnson
If you follow the pescribed way of how people want you to be, then it will be of great relieve if you commit suicide than to be dragged along like a donkey.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
When you're playing someone who really lived, you carry a burden, a burden to be accurate. But it's one that you have to let go of ultimately.
Don't pray for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs.
When people are too comfortable, it is not possible to restrain them within the bounds of their duty? They may be compared to mules who, being accustomed to burdens, are spoilt by rest rather than labour.
I believe that by releasing "passing interest/low keepsake-value literature" from the burden of physicality, you are actually releasing the words from their worst liability: the price and inconvenience of actual bookness.
It needs considerable wisdom to understand your ability to handle the numerous problems of the world. It is foolish to take the responsibility of everything wrong out there and then feel crushed under its burden.
Some people will still find a way to create a fire with wet logs.
Once you know some things, you can't unknow them. It's a burden that can never be given away.
Humor makes our heavy burdens light and smoothes the rough spots in our pathways.
Duty is a good thing, a calling without which no civilization can survive, but it is also a weight and chain that sometimes seems sure to sink you to the airless bottom of a dark pool
Was this what it meant to love someone? That any burden was a burden shared, that they could give you comfort with a word or a touch?
If you tell your troubles to God, you put them into the grave; they will never rise again when you have committed them to Him. If you roll your burden anywhere else, it will roll back again like the stone of Sisyphus.
The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction the weight, the weight we carry is love. Who can deny? In dreams it touches the body, in thought constructs a miracle, in imagination anguishes till born in human-- looks out of the heart burning with purity-- for the burden of life is love, but we carry the weight wearily, and so must rest in the arms of love at last, must rest in the arms of love. No rest without love, no sleep without dreams of love-- be mad or chill obsessed with angels or machines, the final wish is love --cannot be bitter, cannot deny, cannot withhold if denied: the weight is too heavy --must give for no return as thought is given in solitude in all the excellence of its excess. The warm bodies shine together in the darkness, the hand moves to the center of the flesh, the skin trembles in happiness and the soul comes joyful to the eye-- yes, yes, that's what I wanted, I always wanted, I always wanted, to return to the body where I was born.
I love my kids. But I don't give them the burden of being the source of my love.
The soul's hands carry the heart's burdens.
She is not burdened with a sensitive heart. Hers just beats.
The freedom of saying anything to him, telling all, relieved a burden I hadn't even realized I'd been carrying. In my relentless push to keep moving forward, there had been so many emotions I hadn't let myself inhabit fully, so many things I hadn't talked about. Now I couldn't quite catch up to myself.