Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
— Benjamin Franklin

Delay in vengeance delivers a heavier blow.
John Ford heavier quote

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
— Horace

To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
— Henri Frederic Amiel

Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible.
— heavier quotation by Simon Newcomb