Sacrifice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sacrifice

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Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


We're going to need to absorb some pain. The Republicans want to pile all the pain on people who can least afford it and the middle class and Democrats under his leadership want to make sure that we can address deficit reduction and continue to make investments and shared sacrifice is going to be imperative in order to be able to do that.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed.
~By Paul Klee ~


It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.
~By Ayn Rand ~


NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force us to surrender our independence. And that is where NATO miscalculated. You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender. But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an independent sovereign nation.
~By Slobodan Milosevic ~


It's often been observed that the first casualty of war is the truth. But that's a lie, too, in its way. The reality is that, for most wars to begin, the truth has to have been sacrificed a long time in advance.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


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


Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11.
~By Zach Wamp ~


The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
~By Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ~


I don't feel I made any sacrifices at all. I'm doing my best to juggle.
~By Aaliyah ~


Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it.
~By Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ~


The great question, is there anything at all which is worth fighting such a war about, with the devastating loss it will bring? I believe yes, there are some freedoms which to sacrifice would be EVEN worse.
~By Anne Perry ~


I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.
~By Charles Farrar Browne ~


I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
~By Aaliyah ~


Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized; in fact, my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their children a good education.
~By Simon van der Meer ~


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


At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service.
~By Dave Reichert ~


Both of them were the children of the United States. They sacrificed their children for the benefit of the others. But they were not very devoted children of the United States.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge that there is no hope in victory - and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice.
~By Victor Davis Hanson ~


An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


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


My undergraduate education, at the City College in New York, was made possible only by the existence of that excellent free institution and the financial sacrifices of my parents.
~By Kenneth Joseph Arrow ~


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


But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?
~By Henry Campbell Bannerman ~


Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile.
~By James Norman Hall ~


Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.
~By Bruce Barton ~


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.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.
~By Zack de la Rocha ~


Especially today as we fight the war on terror - against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag - we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag.
~By Bill Shuster ~


The struggle is so great that the triumph over fascism alone is worth the sacrifice of our lives.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.
~By John Engler ~


Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


I really believe deep in my soul that we're going to have to step up and face these challenges and be tough and pull together and unify and be creative and be willing to sacrifice.
~By Zach Wamp ~


To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


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.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


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


That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


We are ever mindful the risks our troops face every day and the sacrifices made by the families and the communities that support them as those who have been removed from power seek to delay their inevitable defeat.
~By John Warner ~


When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country.
~By Noah Webster ~


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


Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


I considered becoming a priest very seriously. I wanted to travel the world. By the time I turned 16, I realized I was only in it for selfish reasons. And, more importantly, I didn't want to sacrifice the ladies!
~By James McAvoy ~


While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


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


I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider precious to advance the political career of my husband.
~By Pat Nixon ~


My dad sacrificed many things in life for me. He abandoned a very promising and lucrative career of an army officer just so that he could continue helping me with my chess and accompanying me to tournaments.
~By Alexandra Kosteniuk ~


I see the Jedi mission as giving up a normal life in exchange for protecting the innocent. It's a life of sacrifice. There are rewards, but also a certain degree of sterility.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.
~By Thomas Francis Meagher ~


Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
~By Joe Barton ~


In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
~By Epictetus ~


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


The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black, were the ultimate sacrifice.
~By Marion Berry ~


I think the kind of career I've had, something would have had to be sacrificed.
~By Pauline Frederick ~


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.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


The student who deceives himself into thinking that he is giving his life like an ascetic in the spirit of sacrifice for art, is the victim of a deplorable species of egotism.
~By Alma Gluck ~


I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
~By William Faulkner ~


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.
~By Omar Bongo ~


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


Everything that I will ever accomplish, I owe to God, to my parent's sacrifices, and to the United States of America.
~By Marco Rubio ~


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


History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they've answered the call in bravery and sacrifice.
~By Timothy Pawlenty ~


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.
~By John Otto ~


People who were more concerned with themselves and looking good to their readers then they were with the characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story.
~By Len Wein ~


Anything that endures over time sacrifices its ability to make an impression.
~By Robert Musil ~


The major parties could conduct live human sacrifices on their podiums during prime time, and I doubt that anybody would notice.
~By Dave Barry ~


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.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions.
~By Rick Santorum ~


Washington is a mean town where human sacrifice has been raised to an art form.
~By Dick Morris ~


Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.
~By Michael Novak ~


I've inherited a sense of that loss from my parents because it was so palpable all the time while I was growing up, the sense of what my parents had sacrificed in moving to the United States, and yet at the same time, building a life here and all that that entailed.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


A lot of people, some of them close to me as well, have said that I sacrificed myself by doing what I did in bringing Terry on board. I didn't see it that way.
~By Bryan Robson ~


In order to fully realise our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care.
~By Sue Kelly ~


Revolutions require work, revolutions require sacrifice, revolutions, and our own included, require a certain amount of rationing, a certain amount of calluses, a certain amount of sacrifice.
~By Lee Harvey Oswald ~


Since the German people, with unparalleled heroism, but also at the cost of fearful sacrifices, has waged war against half the world, it is our right and our duty to obtain safety and independence for ourselves at sea.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


The sacrifices ordinary American men and women from communities large and small have been willing to make, often before they were past their teenage years, have secured our nation unprecedented freedoms and made us the world's bulwark of liberty.
~By Steve Buyer ~


We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families.
~By Susan Collins ~


Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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


Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution.
~By Chris Christie ~


Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.
~By Florence Nightingale ~


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


Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government.
~By John Boehner ~


Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.
~By Charlie Dent ~


There is no sense to a sacrifice after you come to feel that it is a sacrifice.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress.
~By Nick Lampson ~


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.
~By Joan of Arc ~


I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
~By Edward Everett ~


Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.
~By William Barclay ~


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


He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.
~By Olympia Brown ~


Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America's important strategies in space.
~By Rob Bishop ~

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