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«Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.»
«For in all the world there are no people so piteous and forlorn as those who are forced to eat the bitter bread of dependency in their old age, and find how steep are the stairs of another man's house. Wherever they go they know themselves unwelcome. Wherever they are, they feel themselves a burden. There is no humiliation of the spirit they are not forced to endure. Their hearts are scarred all over with the stabs from cruel and callous speeches.»
Author: Dorothy Dix
«Goodness is love in action, love with its hand to the plow, love with the burden on its back, love following his footsteps who went about continually doing good.»
Author: James Hamilton
«Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.»
«Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.»
«Americans, indeed all free men, remember that in the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains»
«Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.»
Author: G. K. Chesterton
, the Hump
«Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations»
«An extensive knowledge is needful to thinking people- it takes away the heat and fever; and helps, by widening speculation, to ease the Burden of the Mystery»
Author: John Keats
«Everyone thinks his own burden heavy»