Quotations on Sacrifice

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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.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Work, Sacrifice, Want)

A team will always appreciate a great individual if he's willing to sacrifice for the group.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Will)

Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Law, Passion)

Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Rest, Salvation)

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
(Keywords: Life, Sacrifice, Belief, Dying, Fate, Living)

Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Now)

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.
- Kemal Ataturk
(Keywords: Life, Sacrifice, Freedom, Nation)

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
(Keywords: Life, Love, Sacrifice, Dream, Challenge, Play, Song)

In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Boredom, Order)

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.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: Money, Time, Sacrifice, Mind, Parliament)

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.
- William Barclay
(Keywords: Love, Sacrifice, Christ, Responsibility)

Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
- James M. Barrie
(Keywords: Dreams, Life, Sacrifice, Will)

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.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Men, Sacrifice, Liberty, Will, World)

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.
- Joe Barton
(Keywords: History, Sacrifice, America, Heroes, Nation, Stars)

Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.
- Georges Bataille
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Nothing, Production)

With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.
- Pat Benatar
(Keywords: Power, Sacrifice, Conviction)

The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black, were the ultimate sacrifice.
- Marion Berry
(Keywords: Men, Sacrifice, Vietnam)

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.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Government, Sacrifice, American, Bravery, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops, Unity)

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
(Keywords: Son, Sacrifice, Chaos, Iraq, Soldiers)

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
(Keywords: Life, Sacrifice, Blind, Cause, Man, Now, World)

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.
- Leonard Boswell
(Keywords: Work, Sacrifice, Law, Military, Nation, Vigilance)

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
(Keywords: Food, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Service)

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.
- Allen Boyd
(Keywords: Men, Women, Sacrifice, Gratitude, America, Cause, Debt, Fighting, Nation, Soldiers)

They paid the ultimate price and we can never forget their sacrifice.
- Robert A. Brady
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Forget)

But only if I believe that my directing talents will improve the material I'd be working on. I want to make sure I don't sacrifice beautiful material on the altar of my direction.
- Andre Braugher
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Direction, Want, Will)

I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.
- Charles Farrar Browne
(Keywords: War, Brother, Sacrifice, Wife)

I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command.
- John Buford
(Keywords: Men, Sacrifice, Country)

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Men, Sacrifice, Struggle, Will)

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.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: Men, Women, Life, Sacrifice, Commitment, Honor, Service)

When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell
(Keywords: Marriage, Sacrifice, Unity)

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
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Perseverance, Struggle, Terrorism, Vigilance, Will, Years)

Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze.
- Aime Cesaire
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Evening, Reason)

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
(Keywords: Love, Sacrifice, Strength, Fatigue, Forget, Opposition, Prayer, Spirit, Yield)

To be honest with you, I never looked at soccer as a sacrifice.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Soccer)

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.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Time, Sacrifice, People, Crisis, Now, Solution, State)

To venture upon an undertaking of any kind, even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
- Emile M. Cioran
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Envy)

The problem that faces our country today, the last 30 years we have lived off the future, and the bill is coming due. So there cannot be anything that is not put on the table. There will not be one American that will not be called to sacrifice. Those that are more well-to-do will be called to sacrifice to a greater extent.
- Tom Coburn
(Keywords: Sacrifice, American, Country, Faces, Future, Today, Will, Years)

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
(Keywords: Government, Sacrifice, America, Help)

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.
- Susan Collins
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Country, Debt, Help, Honor, Memory, Nation)

There is no rank in sacrifice.
- Josephus Daniels
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Rank)

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.
- Charlie Dent
(Keywords: Sacrifice, America, Freedom, May)

Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom.
- Bernadette Devlin
(Keywords: Politics, Sacrifice, People, Job, Parliament)

I believed that I was being forced to sacrifice my family and my career in defense of the Communist Party, from which I had long been separated and which I had grown to dislike and distrust.
- Edward Dmytryk
(Keywords: Family, Sacrifice, Being, Career, Defense, Distrust, Party)

The word that best sums up this team is sacrifice.
- Hugh Douglas
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Word)

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.
- Georges Duhamel
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Misery, Now, Will, Words)

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
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Hope, Compromise, Ending, Loss, Right)

I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate.
- Sam Ervin
(Keywords: War, Sacrifice, Country, Heroism, Spirit, Tragedy)

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.
- Edward Everett
(Keywords: History, Men, Time, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Admiration, Dawn, Honor, May, Memory, Present, Safety)

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.
- Oriana Fallaci
(Keywords: Politics, Sacrifice, Writing, Years)

There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Dancing, Pain, World)



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