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Sacrifice Quotes
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Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

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When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

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The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment,
to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
- Charles Du Bos (1882-1939), from his book Approximations (1922)
(not Charles DuBois or Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell


 

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

He who would accomplish much must sacrifice much.
- James Allen

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who was completely innocent,
offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others,
including his enemies,
and became the ransom of the world.
It was a perfect act.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley

We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.
- Dennis Weaver

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When bad men combine, the good must associate;
else they will fall one by one,
an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
- Edmund Burke

It is not enough to say we must not wage war.
It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men
for the criticism of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

The world will never have lasting peace so long as
men reserve for war the finest human qualities.
Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice
and a righteous and dynamic faith.
- John Foster Dulles

If physical death is the price
that I must pay to free my brothers and sisters
from a permanent death of the spirit,
then nothing can be more redemptive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty,
if they will.
You have time and eternity to rejoice in.
- Theodore Parker

Being selfish to me means that you have to look out
for yourself and you don't have to sacrifice.
- Herbie Mann

A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound
but leaves your opponent dazed and confused.
- Nigel Short

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death,
but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
- Jose Marti

Sometimes the band can't fully hear your fill,
so they come in differently.
So I've also learned not to really step out too much,
because you sacrifice the band when you do that.
- John Otto

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't
stand a trip across the desert with limited water,
we're never going to straighten this country out.
- Ross Perot

My son is not wild about going back to Iraq,
but he'd sure rather do that than sacrifice all that
he and his fellow soldiers have accomplished by leaving
too early and inviting chaos.
- Kit Bond

After so much suffering, after enduring so much sacrifice,
sanctioned and embraced by our people,
what is it that the people of East Timor expect as
a result of independence?
- Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

The world is put back by the death of every one who
has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar
gifts to conventionality.
- Florence Nightingale

The State is the altar of political freedom and,
like the religious altar, it is maintained for the
purpose of human sacrifice.
- Emma Goldman

When service members are discharged,
we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice,
not hand them a bill for their hospital food.
- Barbara Boxer

One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it.
But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief,
that is a fate more terrible than dying.
- Joan of Arc

To venture upon an undertaking of any kind,
even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
- Emile M. Cioran

Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.
- Georges Bataille

Much has been accomplished during the last year in
the campaign against terrorism.
This struggle will require vigilance,
perseverance and sacrifice for many years to come.
- Paul Cellucci

With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.
- Pat Benatar

Across the country, people are willing to tighten their belts and sacrifice.
The president should ask the oil industry to do the same.
- John Salazar

There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world.
That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain.
- Suzanne Farrell

My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories,
because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
- Lasse Hallstrom

All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services.
Suffering, at least.
- Richard Gere

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
- Abdul Kalam

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and
freedom does not get beaten.
- Kemal Ataturk

I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to
sacrifice the brave men under my command.
- John Buford

Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition -
forget fatigue -
till,
by the strength of prayer and sacrifice,
the spirit of love shall have overcome .
- Maria W. Chapman

It is important for me that a certain depth and variety
of both exist next to each other.
I am very careful not to sacrifice the one for the other.
- Alva Noto

I never advise anyone to sacrifice something else because of music,
but then I don't see why they would have to anyway.
- Mick Taylor

With courage and character, American soldiers continue
to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom,
and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
- Dan Lipinski

Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good
in the hope of retaining another -
too often ending in the loss of both.
- Tryon Edwards

It is not sacrifice if you love what you're doing.
- Mia Hamm

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that
you can't find in an army without morale.
- Jalal Talabani

If we cannot by reason, by influence,
by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice,
mend the bad places of civilization,
we certainly cannot do it by force.
- Auberon Herbert

I think that the good and the great are only separated
by the willingness to sacrifice.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
- James Anthony Froude

He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little;
he who would achieve much must sacrifice much;
he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
- James Allen

The word that best sums up this team is sacrifice.
- Hugh Douglas

The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and
most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness
of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause.
- Omar Bongo

Most of the time you will fail, but you will also occasionally succeed.
Those occasional successes make all the hard work and sacrifice worthwhile.
- Dean Kamen

This inevitability of conflict motivates us today and
echoes the reminder that freedom is not given away
and our national security is not achieved without sacrifice.
- Jim Walsh

Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

We live at the edge of the world, so we live on the edge.
Kiwis will always sacrifice money and security for adventure and challenge.
- Lucy Lawless

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery.
Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice.
The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
- Morihei Ueshiba

When I'm working on a movie, I will make any sacrifice to finish it.
- Richard King

Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice
of America's servicemen and women.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Mankind deserves sacrifice - but not of mankind.
- Stanislaw Lec

For anything worth having one must pay the price;
and the price is always work,
patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency,
no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
- John Burroughs

The only question to ask yourself is,
how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success?
- Larry Flynt

He who gives what he would as readily throw away,
gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
- Henry Taylor

Not in purity or in holiness merely,
for in Paradise man was holy,
and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice
of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
- Matthew Simpson

Everybody in America is going to have to sacrifice
to help us rebuild the Gulf Coast.
Every government program, every individual,
we are all going to have to sacrifice.
- Tom Coburn


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