Quotes by sacrifice

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  • Freeman Dyson
    Freeman Dyson
    American arts, writer 1923-
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    A good cause can become bad if we fight for it with means that are indiscriminately murderous. A bad cause can become good if enough people fight for it in a spirit of comradeship and self-sacrifice. In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.
  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    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.
  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    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.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
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    Are you ready to sacrifice to end world hunger? To sacrifice to end colonialism? To end neo-colonialism? To end racism? To end sexism?
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
    American football player 1951-
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    As a former NFL player, I am one American who will have nothing to do with any NFL Team that cannot find the corporate courage to stand for the millions of courageous past great Americans whose sacrifice gave meaning to our flag and national anthem and to the millions upon millions who still dream to come to its free shores.
  • Ernest Renan
    Ernest Renan
    French writer and criticus 1823-1892
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    As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.
  • Bjorn Borg
    Bjorn Borg
    Swedish tennis player 1956-
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    As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    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.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
  • Bethany Hamilton
    Bethany Hamilton
    American professional surfer 1990-
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    Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of.
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