Sacrifice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sacrifice

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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 ~


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 ~


I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
~By Mia Hamm ~


So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting: but the meeting is the individual, which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for the development of the race.
~By Arthur Cayley ~


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


Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.
~By Zack Wamp ~


Although the war in which you fought took place more than half-a-century ago, your courage, your sacrifice and your patriotism reaches through the decades and inspires us today.
~By Mike Ferguson ~


Our private property must be sacrificed.
~By Dolley Madison ~


To be honest with you, I never looked at soccer as a sacrifice.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


I was determined to achieve the total freedom that our history lessons taught us we were entitled to, no matter what the sacrifice.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration.
~By John White Geary ~


In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
~By George Santayana ~


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 ~


Man 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 Morgan Freeman ~


You make sacrifices to become a mother, but you really find yourself and your soul.
~By Mariska Hargitay ~


But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices.
~By King Albert II ~


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 ~


A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
~By Richard Hofstadter ~


I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.
~By Gene Tierney ~


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 ~


In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
~By Richard Bach ~


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.
~By Florence Nightingale ~


We must never forget or diminish the sacrifices of those who gave everything for this nation.
~By Jim Walsh ~


That every person is desirous to obtain, with as little sacrifice as possible, as much as possible of the articles of wealth.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
~By Germaine Greer ~


Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.
~By Gwen Stefani ~


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 ~


The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say - or their beliefs - or sex.
~By John Osborne ~


Repaying the debt of these ultimate sacrifices seems nearly impossible but we must try.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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


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 ~


It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required.
~By Ivan Goncharov ~


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


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


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.
~By John Burroughs ~


A sacrifice is best refuted by accepting it.
~By Wilhelm Steinitz ~


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


The city has to do what any citizen or family does, when you have a dream. You tighten your belt. You sacrifice some luxuries. Above all, you don't waste a dime.
~By Laura Miller ~


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 ~


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


The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
~By Voltaire ~


I cry, sometimes, because I'm not 20 years younger, and I'm not healthy. But if I were, I would even sacrifice my writing to enter politics.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


I made sacrifices willingly; it was what I did best.
~By Karen McCarthy ~


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


We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


Time is the thing. A show like this pulls all your time away from you. Usually I'll get home from work on a Saturday about 10am (after doing night shooting) and I'll sleep until Saturday afternoon. Saturday night and Sunday I'm usually feeling wiped out and I've not seen Holly all week. It's a pretty full-on life, but what do you do? I love my work and there are sacrifices.
~By Alex O'Loughlin ~


America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.
~By Allen Boyd ~


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 ~


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


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


To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
~By Steve Prefontaine ~


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 ~


I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


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 ~


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 ~


We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now. There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time.
~By Ernest Istook ~


A team will always appreciate a great individual if he's willing to sacrifice for the group.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player.
~By Jason Kidd ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Tom Coburn ~


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


We strain to tell Americans and aliens in this country that there's nothing unique about America, nothing unique about American civilization, nothing that requires their allegiance, nothing of great value that they should sacrifice for.
~By Tom Tancredo ~


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.
~By Lucy Lawless ~


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


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


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


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


The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
~By Saddam Hussein ~


Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else.
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?
~By William Butler Yeats ~


No, I do not want to sacrifice four days for two games. My time is too valuable to do that.
~By Anatoly Karpov ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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.
~By Jim Walsh ~


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


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 ~


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


If we have been brought up with the idea that life is for suffering and sacrifice, then of course we would seek death to escape this 'vale of tears'.
~By Claude Vorilhon ~


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?
~By Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao ~


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 ~


Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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.
~By Sai Baba ~


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 ~


The security of our nation depends on the men and women who are willing to sacrifice their safety, and possibly their lives, to protect the freedoms the rest of us enjoy.
~By Ben Nelson ~


Several unions have agreed to larger employee contributions for their members. Taxpayers are living with cuts and making sacrifices to deal with the reality of California's budget crisis, state workers are going to have to do the same.
~By Jerry Brown ~


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 ~


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 ~

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