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  Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  Although the war in which you fought took place more than half-a-century ago, your courage, your sacrifice and your patriotism reaches through the decades and inspires us today.  
 -  Mike Ferguson
  

  The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.  
 -  T. S. Eliot
  

  Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.  
 -  Khalil Gibran
  

  Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.  
 -  Donovan Bailey
  

  Many Tibetans sacrifice their lives.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.  
 -  Barack Obama
  

  An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.  
 -  Walter Bagehot
  

  Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.  
 -  Meher Baba
  

  I sacrificed for the Dallas Cowboys when most quit. I put in overtime to try to help young players.  
 -  Charles Haley
  

  It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain.  
 -  Suzanne Farrell
  

  There is no rank in sacrifice.  
 -  Josephus Daniels
  

  In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.  
 -  Richard Bach
  

  Countries have lost their culture because what they wanted was money. Money became the running theme in every country and culture was sacrificed.  
 -  Yoko Ono
  

  Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out.  
 -  Ibrahim Babangida
  

  When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.  
 -  Joseph Campbell
  

  When I took over, the economy had almost collapsed. I told Malawians we needed to pass through difficult times. Two days ago I even cut my own salary by 30% to show we are making sacrifices.  
 -  George Bancroft
  

  The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.  
 -  James Otis
  

  Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration.  
 -  John White Geary
  

  Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed in our search for greater security, for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom and democracy hope to achieve.  
 -  Tammy Baldwin
  

  Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile.  
 -  James Norman Hall
  

  It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge.  
 -  Charles de Gaulle
  

  I've met so many people of my son's generation who think a sacrifice is when their satellite or Internet is out for a day and that the country owes them something. That old J.F.K. quote about 'what you can do for your country,' doesn't even seem to apply to so many people.  
 -  Steve Daines
  

  It is unacceptable that people often have to make huge sacrifices just to find a place to live, a roof over their heads.  
 -  Eric Cantona
  

  A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

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

  Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices.  
 -  Lesley Garrett
  

  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.  
 -  Dwight D. Eisenhower
  

  Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. Then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn't enjoy the present: the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.  
 -  Ayumi Hamasaki
  

  It's kind of the yin and yang that fascinate me. That for all the evil men do, there are also people who work obnoxiously long hours and sacrifice their personal lives because it is a calling - if they don't keep our streets safe, if they aren't there to advocate for and save beaten women and children and murder victims, who will?  
 -  John W. Gardner
  

  The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.  
 -  Kim Edwards
  

  Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in.  
 -  Theodore Parker
  

  There are plenty of teams in every sport that have great players and never win titles. Most of the time, those players aren't willing to sacrifice for the greater good of the team. The funny thing is, in the end, their unwillingness to sacrifice only makes individual goals more difficult to achieve. One thing I believe to the fullest is that if you think and achieve as a team, the individual accolades will take care of themselves. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  I know what it's like to have a family and not have insurance and really need it. As a comic, insurance was one of those sacrifices I made early on until I could afford it.  
 -  Gabriel Iglesias
  

  Aquarius feel bad not being there when you need them. They'd rather sacrifice what they're doing than feel guilty later.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.  
 -  Vladimir Lenin
  

  I was determined to achieve the total freedom that our history lessons taught us we were entitled to, no matter what the sacrifice.  
 -  Immanuel Kant
  

  Those who sacrifice freedom for safety deserve neither.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.  
 -  Lou Holtz
  

  America needs young people to be inspired to choose sacrifice over greed.  
 -  Jesse Jackson
  

  I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.  
 -  Mia Hamm
  

  Leadership that exploits and sacrifices young people on the altar of its goals is nothing more than raw, demonic power. Genuine leadership is found in ceaseless efforts to foster young people, to pave the way forward for them.  
 -  Daisaku Ikeda
  

  I couldn't sacrifice my heart for a publicity stunt.  
 -  Kim Kardashian
  

  Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  In Christ we see a maturity of love that flowers in self-sacrifice and forgiveness; a maturity of power that never swerves from the ideal of service; a maturity of goodness that overcomes every temptation, and, of course, we see the ultimate victory of life over death itself.  
 -  Vincent Nichols
  

  While no one is expected to leap tall buildings in a single bound, our aspiring heroes will be tested on their courage, integrity, self-sacrifice, compassion and resourcefulness - the stuff of all true superheroes.  
 -  Stan Lee
  

  Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.  
 -  Abdul Kalam
  

  There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  No, I do not want to sacrifice four days for two games. My time is too valuable to do that.  
 -  Anatoly Karpov
  

  If you win without sacrifice you enjoy it but it's more satisfying when you have struggled.  
 -  Andres Iniesta
  

  If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn
  

  A Catholic understanding of priesthood is so strongly rooted in the historic actions of Jesus and in all their antecedents in the place of sacrifice in life. And those things... they are rooted to the role of the man.  
 -  Vincent Nichols
  

  Man is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.  
 -  Morgan Freeman
  

  Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.  
 -  Thomas Merton
  

  The security of our nation depends on the men and women who are willing to sacrifice their safety, and possibly their lives, to protect the freedoms the rest of us enjoy.  
 -  Ben Nelson
  

  I am accordingly ready; I have pressed as many Cabinet papers into trunks as to fill one carriage; our private property must be sacrificed, as it is impossible to procure wagons for its transportation.  
 -  Dolley Madison
  

  When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.  
 -  Ernest Hemingway
  

  Our private property must be sacrificed.  
 -  Dolley Madison
  

  One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.  
 -  Henry Miller
  

  You know, in some ways, the celibacy tradition goes back to the tribe of Levi and, certainly, sacrifice and the notion of sacrifice. In the Old Testament, the shedding of blood was for a man to perform. It was not for the woman, who gave life.  
 -  Vincent Nichols
  

  The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.  
 -  W. Somerset Maugham
  

  Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.  
 -  Vince Lombardi