Quotes of Burden

“ Nuclear waste is a heavy burden to lay on our children and their children and their children's children and their children's children's children and their children's children's children's children. ”

- Rufina M. Laws

“ He who is of a 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

“ None knows the weight of another's burden. ”

- George Herbert

“ The burden one likes is cheerfully carried. ”

- Unknown

“ Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden. ”

- Hosea Ballou

“ None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life. ”

- William Jay

“ The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. ”

- George Eliot

“ Life is the acceptance of responsibilities, or their evasion; it is a business of meeting obligations, or avoiding them. ”

- Ben Ames Williams

“ Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it. ”

- Alexis De Tocqueville

“ Communism fit Poland like a horse's saddle on a pig. ”

- Lech Walesa

“ Truth has her sterner responsibilities sooner or later in store for those who have known anything about her. ”

- Henry Parry Liddon

“ My responsibility is not to say 'do exactly what I've done.' It's just to say this is what I did. ”

- Brooke Shields

“ Quality is everyone's responsibility. ”

- W. Edwards Deming

“ If people concentrated on their responsibilities, others would have their rights. ”

- Stuart Briscoe

“ Nothing happens by itself. It all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions. ”

- Ben Stein

“ Only you can hold yourself back, only you can stand in your own way. Only you can help yourself. ”

- Mikhail Strabo

“ They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. ”

- Andy Warhol

“ We have a Bill of rights. What we need is a Bill of responsibilities. ”

- Bill Maher

“ Whatever happens, take responsibility. ”

- Anthony Robbins

“ More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ What is a king? a man condemn'd to bear The public burthen of the nation's care. ”

- Matthew

“ No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise, he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train that he didn't hear or see coming. ”

- Jim Clark

“ Light burthens, long borne, growe heavie. ”

- George Herbert

“ Since I became chairman, I've tried to turn EFF into civil liberties and responsibilities. ”

- Esther Dyson

“ For 25 years, I did take my responsibilities as a pleaser of others sufficiently seriously. ”

- Joyce Maynard

“ The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ God tells us to burden him with whatever burdens us. ”

- Unknown

“ If your cup seems too bitter, if your burden seems too heavy, be sure that it is the wounded hand that is holding the cup, and that it is me who carried the cross that is carrying the burden. ”

- Unknown
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