Saturday, January 12, 2013

The Burden which is Well Borne

It is easy to tell the toiler
How best he can carry his pack
But no one can rate a burden's weight
Until it has been on his back.  ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Now you know how badly someone wanted you, Charley. Children forget that sometimes. They think of themselves as a burden instead of a wish granted.  ~ Mitch Albom

Tell 'em to God. Don' go burdenin' other people with your sins. That ain't decent.  ~ John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.  ~ Martin Luther King

The burden which is well borne becomes light.  ~ Ovid

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