Sacrifice Quotes

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

George Bernard Shaw

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually

Stephen R. Covey

Only where we ourselves are responsible for our own interests and are free to sacrifice them has our decision moral value. We are neither entitled to be unselfish at someone else's expense nor is there any merit in being unselfish if we have no choice. The members of a society who in all respects are made to do the good thing have no title to praise.

Friedrich August Hayek

Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.

Margaret Deland

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.

Mahatma Gandhi

Don't sacrifice your life to work and ideals. The most important things in life are human relations. I found that out too late.

Katharine Susannah Prichard 1883

No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt

Max Beerbohm

Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there.

John Kotter

The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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.

John Burroughs

Self-sacrifice is never entirely unselfish, for the giver never fails to receive.

Dolores E. Mcguire

The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. We are prone to sacrifice others when we are ready to sacrifice ourselves.

Eric Hoffer

The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

Charles DuBois
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