Quotes by sacrifice
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British writer, theorist, philosopher
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.
Canadian author 1963-
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
American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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.
American Actress, Writer 1907-
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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
British Historian 1818-1894
In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
Frederick W. Robertson
English divine 1816-1853
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.
American author 1936-
In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
German philosopher 1788-1860
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
English art critic 1819-1900
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.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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.
American politician 1961-
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.
American politician 1940-
Lawyers are very, very good at keeping you out of prison, but they will sacrifice your reputation and credibility to do so.
American minister 1810-1860
Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in.
American politician 1956-
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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