Quotes by sacrifice

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  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
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    The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation - the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honor, Duty, Patriotism, and clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven.
  • V.A. Rosewarne
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    The universe is so vast and so ageless that the life of one man can only be justified by the measure of his sacrifice.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    The whole history of Israel, its ritual and its government, is explicable only as it is typical of the spiritual Israel, of the sacrifice on Calvary, of the precious blood which alone can wash away sin.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • John Osborne
    John Osborne
    English playwright, screenwriter and actor 1929-1994
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    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.
  • Barry Sternlicht
    Barry Sternlicht
    billionaire and the 1960-
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    There has to be a way to live the life you're accustomed to and not sacrifice things. Americans are not very good about sacrificing.
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
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    There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart.
  • True love grows by sacrifice and the more thoroughly the soul rejects natural satisfaction the stronger and more detached its tenderness becomes.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    War-making is one of the few activities that people are not supposed to view ''realistically;'' that is, with an eye to expense and practical outcome. In all-out war, expenditure is all-out, unprudent - war being defined as an emergency in which no sacrifice is excessive.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    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.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    When men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings.
    Source: Thoughts on Various Subjects (1727)
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
    American politician 1940-
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    When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food.
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