Quotes by sacrifice

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  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    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.
  • Yann Martel
    Yann Martel
    Canadian author 1963-
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    If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.
    Source: Het leven van Pi p.11
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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    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.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
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    If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods.
  • James A. Froude
    James A. Froude
    British Historian 1818-1894
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    In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
  • Frederick W. Robertson
    Frederick W. Robertson
    English divine 1816-1853
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    In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    Lawyers are very, very good at keeping you out of prison, but they will sacrifice your reputation and credibility to do so.
  • Theodore Parker
    Theodore Parker
    American minister 1810-1860
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    Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in.
  • Bob Latta
    Bob Latta
    American politician 1956-
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    Let the living give thanks to our honored dead who have paid the ultimate sacrifice that the Constitution of the United States remains our guiding light.
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