Best 391 of Burden quotes - MyQuotes
Love carries through many difficulties easily and makes heavy burdens light.
John C Maxwell
Leadership involves the heavy burden of responsibility, and the fear of getting it wrong can paralyze a leader.
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
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.
To live charitably means not looking out for our own interests, but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us.
Some of the burdens we carry include false weight, perhaps to make up for all the horrible stuff we actually did and forgot.
Any substantial tax reform would involve substantial redistributions of tax burdens and substantial changes in asset values, and you need some 'lubrication' (i.e., transition rules).
Perhaps the gods are kind to us, by making life more disagreeable as we grow older. In the end death seems less intolerable than the manifold burdens we carry
Mehmet Murat Ildan
The burden of a porter is temporary, but the burden of a crooked politician is permanent because his conscience always carry the enormous burden of his frauds!
Stephen R. Lawhead
Knowledge is a burden--once taken up, it can never be discarded.
When you empower women and help them thrive, you help their communities thrive. Women shoulder the burden disproportionately.
Henry A. Kissinger
Countries do not assume burdens because it is fair, only because it is necessary.
Near-term deficits are temporary and manageable if - and only if - we keep spending in check, the tax burden low and the economy growing.
Vincent De Paul
It is a good sign when He burdens us with [crosses] and we carry them well, but woe to the person who runs away from them, for he will find such heavy ones that they will overwhelm him.
If there's a new idea, a new invention, or a new gas, or a new whatever you know, It should be brought at least into the open instead of carrying these same old burdens around with you.
You only have the burdens on you that you choose to put there.
May we always be burdened with thinking of the suffering of others, for that is what it means to be human.
Near or far, there are burdens and terrors in sisterhood, and perhaps the nearer, the more complicated.
And he thought, I shall go on blindly and secretly jumbling all these things together and making no sense of them as long as I live. Maybe every human creature carries some such inescapable burden. That is being human. A very weird affair.
I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.
Once we begin to flee the things that threaten and burden us, there is no end to fleeing. God's solution is surprising. He offers rest. But it's a unique form of rest. It's to rest in him in the midst of our threats and our burdens. It's discovering, as David did in seasons of distress, that God is our rock and refuge right in the thick of our situation.
I would rather have a big burden and a strong back, than a weak back and a caddy to carry life's luggage.
You cannot reduce the complexity of a given task beyond a certain point. Once you've reached that point, you can only shift the burden around.
Public debt [is] a burden on all the people.
Make up your mind that everything you speak will be the truth. Not one single white lie. It’s addicting, this freedom that you’ll feel. The feeling you’ve released a burden, that’s weighed heavy, and periodically held you down your whole life.
Nicholas D. Kristof
The tide of history is turning women from beasts of burden and sexual playthings into full-fledged human beings.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
I feel that if I am freed of the burden of politics, then I can do more and I can take more unpopular decisions. I can have as my guidance for decision whatever is right, not whatever is popular.
Whenever I travel anywhere, I'm constantly asked if I'm Swedish. It's the burden of most Norwegians. The Swedes have just got a better publicity agent, I think.
No nation in history has ever survived a tax burden that reached a third of its national income.
Relinquishment of burdens and fears begins where adoration and worship of God become the occupation of the soul.
It will be sufficient to point to the enormous burdens which armaments place on the economic, social, and intellectual resources of a nation, as well as on its budget and taxes.
It takes more energy to be negative than positive for negativity is a burden carried." EL
It is difficult for anyone to watch someone close suffer. The grief comes from not understanding the pain, and from knowing that suffering, even when it ends, will live on as memory. A child does not, and should not, understand her parents' memories, yet this incomprehension does not offer exemption. The child in every one of us carries the burden of memory's melodrama, not only our own, but those before our time.
His famous, soul-stirring "I have a dream" speech will still give you chills and break your heart today. Decades later, long after his life on earth tragically ended, the legacy of his burden lives on, improving lives for generations to come. All because one man allowed his burden to birth a dream.
She wears it so beautifully doesn’t she, her pain… Always smiling, always positive…. always happy to help… It’s like a garment perfectly tailored to fit the way she carries it… with a touch of grace… and the quietness of that sad smile…. All so you’d never know how heavy it really was.
All I know is that the closer I get to God, the deeper I get into the Bible, and the heavier the burden seems on my shoulders.
After all, no relationship could function or survive under the burden of total honesty.
We're not going to fix the sexual harassment epidemic unless we can acknowledge that this is not a women's issue, this is a man's issue. The burden should not be on the shoulders of women only to solve this, because we can't do it alone and it's not fair. We're seeing now the tsunami of all these women coming forward, which is such a blessing. But the tipping point will be when men in the workplace decide to be our allies.
The society of the Culture-Philistines makes life a burden to exceptional men.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
The American people ask, and legitimately so, why should we carry the heavy burden to ensure international peace and stability. You also profit from it, so you should also take your share in the burden. That's Secretary Gates's message. I share that message.
Everything I do is more memorable and I understand music more than ever now. It's not a burden to me.
Many who take up burdens come to resent being put upon.
Sometimes the only way to carry a heavy burden is to share it with another
It would be good if we bore one another's burdens.
A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.
I know that when you're a teenager - sometimes when you're an adult - what sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden and it's not. And a lot of the time, it's what makes you great.
While I drew, and wept along with the terrified children I was drawing, I really felt the burden I am bearing. I felt that I have no right to withdraw from the responsibility of being an advocate.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
When a great burden is lifted, the relief is not always felt at once. The galled places still ache.
The old woman dies, the burden is lifted.
Heaven suits the back to the burden.