Quotes: sacrifices

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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The amelioration of the world cannot be achieved by sacrifices in moments of crisis; it depends on the efforts made and constantly repeated during the humdrum, uninspiring periods, which separate one crisis from another, and of which normal lives mainly consist.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
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    Ah, Eugénie, have done with virtues! Among the sacrifices that can be made to those counterfeit divinities, is there one worth an instant of the pleasures one tastes in outraging them?
  • Barbara Lee
    Barbara Lee
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    As the daughter of a 25-year veteran of the armed forces, I am incredibly thankful for the sacrifices our women and men have made in Iraq, and continue to make in Afghanistan.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
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    Especially today as we fight the war on terror - against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag - we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
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    For you to be successful, sacrifices must be made. It's better that they are made by others but failing that, you'll have to make them yourself.
  • Bob Riley
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    Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
  • He who is unconscious of the ties which connect him with every individual of his species feels no obligation to make sacrifices for their welfare or happiness.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
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    Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
  • If I'm with a man, is that going to prevent me from achieving my goal? What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I'm with a man? Something that young women find out really quickly is that when you start dating, all of a sudden you're supposed to have a role. You're not allowed to just be yourself.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced.
  • Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Our ideals, like the gods of old, are constantly demanding human sacrifices.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.
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