Burden Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old burden quotes, burden sayings, and burden proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Some carry the burden of bitterness and resentfulness for many years.     

Joseph B. Wirthlin

The burden of intelligence: you can always imagine all those wonderful places where you can never belong.     

Robert Reed

We all have burdens and we need to learn to carry each other's burdens, lighten each other's load.     

Ann Romney

A diagnosis is burden enough without being burdened by secrecy and shame.     

Jane Pauley

Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.     

Denis Diderot

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things the forerunners of pleasure.     

Rumi

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.     

Samuel Smiles

Burdens become light when cheerfully borne.     

Ovid

You only have the burdens on you that you choose to put there.     

Brandon Lee

It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and the burden of insecurity.     

Criss Jami

If God can turn night into day then He can turn your burden into a blessing.     

Anonymous

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.     

Charles Dickens

There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable, than a pen.     

Petrarch

Any concern too small to be a prayer is too small to be a burden.     

Corrie ten Boom

Everyone has his burden. What counts is how you carry it.     

Merle Miller

It is a burden to be challenged to discover your promise land.     

Sunday Adelaja

Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.     

Margaret Mitchell

The burden which is well borne becomes light.     

Ovid

Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden.     

Ieyasu Tokugawa

Lay the burden at the feet of the Savior.     

Richard G. Scott

It's a heavy burden to look up at the mountain and want to start the climb.     

Abby Wambach

Remember, the burden of sorrow is doubled when it is borne alone.     

Goran Persson

Talk about your blessings more than you talk about your burdens.     

Anonymous

The burden of this world is too great for one man to bear, and the world's sorrow too heavy for one heart to suffer.     

Oscar Wilde

No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.     

Max Planck

Sometimes you don't realize the weight of a burden you've been carrying until you feel the weight of its release.     

Anonymous

No greater burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands.     

Arthur H. Stainback

A prosperous fool is a grievous burden.     

Aeschylus

Envy is a burden. It is something that makes the heart heavy.     

Ebenezer Akinrinade

Whenever you're having a burden in your heart, share it to those people whom you trust. It'll make you feel better.     

Jayson Engay