Quotes: self-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.
  • 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.
  • Courage, when it is not heroic self-sacrifice, is sometimes a modification and sometimes a result of faith.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
  • Ben Parr
    Ben Parr
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    Entrepreneurs may be brutally honest, but fostering relationships with partners and building enduring communities requires empathy, self-sacrifice and a willingness to help others without expecting anything in return.
  • 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.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
  • Margaret Deland
    Margaret Deland
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    Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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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.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
  • Sir Max Beerbohm
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
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    No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
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