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weight of the world Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about weight of the world
  1. #1
    “His mind tired--tired with nothing, tired with everything, with the world’s weight he had never chosen to bear.”
  2. #2
    “You know, I can feel the fear that you carry around and I wish there was... something I could do to help you let go of it because if you could, I don’t think you’d feel so alone anymore.”
  3. #3
    “She came from a background where nothing was ever good enough. And that was something that weighed heavy on her. But in our house together, it was a sense of just trying stuff and allowing each other to fail and to be excited about things. That was liberating for her. It was exciting to see her grow and both of us grow and change together. But that’s also the hard part: growing without growing apart or changing without it scaring the other person. I still find myself having conversations with her in my mind. Rehashing old arguments and defending myself against something she said about me.”
  4. #4
    “It is easier to conquer than to administer. With enough leverage, a finger could overturn the world; but to support the world, one must have the shoulders of Hercules.”
  5. #5
    ″... every day the increasing weight of years admonishes me more and more, that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome.”