Sacrifice Quotes

I am a firm believer that you can't have people in your program who just want to win; you must have people who are committed to winning. Players that learn the value of hard work, commitment, teamwork, and sacrifice are the ones that make their teams great.

Thomas Aaron (Tom) Crean

The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause.†

Omar Bongo

Women ... do not have to forsake the "wisdom of the heart" and become men. They need only transfer the primary force of their supportiveness to themselves and to each otherbut never to the point of self-sacrifice.

Phyllis Chesler

Who stands fast? Only the man whose final standard is not his reason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom, or his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all this when he is called to obedient and responsible action in faith and in exclusive allegiance to God the responsible man, who tries to make his whole life an answer to the question and call of God. Where are these responsible people?

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.

Woodrow T. Wilson

It was better to imagine a sacrifice being for something.

William M. Kucmierowski

It is vain to try to sacrifice once for all one's youthful ideals. When a man has loved literature as I loved it at twenty, he cannot be satisfied at twenty-six to give up his early passion, even at the bidding of implacable necessity.

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

I have been thinking about our conversation and about your book, and I am afraid that I expressed myself badly yesterday. When I said that one may love and be loved at any age I ought to have added that sometimes this love comes too late. It comes when one no longer has the right to prove to the loved one how much she is loved, except by love's sacrifice.

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.

Jose Marti

Baseball is the only place in life where a sacrifice is really appreciated


When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

Joseph Campbell

From all corners of the earth," said the Chief as soon as the cheering had subsided "you have journeyed to this great gathering of World Fellowship and Brotherhood. Today I send you out from Arrowe to all the World, bearing my symbol of Peace and Fellowship, each one of you my ambassador bearing my message of Love and Fellowship on the wings of Sacrifice and Service, to the end of the Earth. From now on the Scout symbol of Peace is the Golden Arrow. Carry it fast and far so that all men may know the Brotherhood of Man.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.

Sir James M. Barrie

Let him not sleep alone in a deserted dwelling, let him not wake ,a superior who is sleeping, let him not converse with a menstruating woman, nor let him go to a sacrifice, if he is not chosen ,to be officiating priest.

Guru Nanak

I frankly admit that to be a "mistress" is less dishonorable than to be a "wife"; for while the mistress may leave her degradation if she will, public sentiment and the law hold the "wife" in hers; and while the man is obliged to render compensation (poor I admit for the sacrifice) to his "mistress," he may demand of his "wife" that she perform his drudgery, submit to his blows, and (worse) live the uncomplaining victim of his rapacity.

Francis Barry
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