An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.


Hosea Ballou (1771-1852, American theologian, founder of "Universalism")


I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.


Phillips Brooks (1835-1893, American minister, poet)


None knows the weight of another's burden.


George Herbert (1593-1632, British metaphysical poet)


It's easier traveling the road of life when I don't have so much to carry on my back.


Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914, Physician, writer, poet)


A buffalo does not feel the weight of its own horns.


Indian Proverb (Sayings of Indian origin)


God gave burdens, also shoulders.


Yiddish Proverb (Sayings of Yiddish origin)


I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden."


St. Augustine (354-430, Numidian-born bishop of Hippo, theologian)


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