You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.
...people with nothing to declare carry the most.
All I know is that the closer I get to God, the deeper I get into the Bible, and the heavier the burden seems on my shoulders.
Sometimes we forget things not because we are scared of the truth but because we are not strong enough to to burden it.
You remember too much, my mother said to me recently. Why hold onto all that? And I said, Where can I put it down?
[A] person whose head is bowed and whose eyes are heavy cannot look at the light.
Constantly stopping to explain oneself may expand into a frustrating burden for the rare individual, so ceasing to do so is like finally dropping the weights and sprinting towards his goals. Those who insincerely misunderstand, who intentionally distort the motives of a pure-intentioned individual, then, no longer have the opportunity to block his path; instead, they are the ones left to stand on the sidelines shouting frustratedly in the wind of his trail.
Even the lesser burdens of a criminal investigation - including preparing for questioning by criminal investigators - are time-consuming and distracting.
Humanitarianism is commendable, but not when you're demanding that others share the burdens and expense.
In certain cases, empowering women starts with making their lives easier and removing unnecessary burdens.