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

Tags: Accomplish, Achieve  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Many Tibetans sacrifice their lives.

Tags: Lives  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

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

Tags: Heart, Love  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

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

Tags: Her, Mother  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

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

Tags: Easy, Free  ✍ Author: Richard Bach

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

Tags: Marriage, Unity  ✍ Author: Joseph Campbell

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.

Tags: Country, Son  ✍ Author: Steve Daines

There is no rank in sacrifice.

Tags: Rank  ✍ Author: Josephus Daniels

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

Tags: Good, Hope  ✍ Author: Kim Edwards

I cry, sometimes, because I'm not 20 years younger, and I'm not healthy. But if I were, I would even sacrifice my writing to enter politics.

Tags: Politics, Writing  ✍ Author: Oriana Fallaci

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

Tags: Pain, Why  ✍ Author: Suzanne Farrell

Racing is a great mania to which one must sacrifice everything, without reticence, without hesitation.

Tags: Great, Racing  ✍ Author: Enzo Ferrari

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

Tags: Living, Woman  ✍ Author: 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.

Tags: Effective, Law  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Tags: Good  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Tags: Death, Humanity  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

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.

Tags: Men, Personal  ✍ Author: John White Geary

Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated, learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about, make sure you're paying attention and studying your art.

Tags: Art, Mean  ✍ Author: Marvin Hagler

My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.

Tags: Character, Interest  ✍ Author: Lasse Hallstrom

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

Tags: Innovation, Purpose  ✍ Author: Ayumi Hamasaki

It is not sacrifice if you love what you're doing.

Tags: Love  ✍ Author: Mia Hamm

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.

Tags: Champion, Team  ✍ Author: Mia Hamm

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

Tags: Love, Time  ✍ Author: Jimi Hendrix

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

Tags: Marriage, Men  ✍ Author: Katharine Hepburn

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

Tags: Born, Great  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill
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You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.

Tags: Making, Successful  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

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

Tags: God, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Aldous Huxley

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.

Tags: Best, Trying  ✍ Author: Lee Iacocca

Sustainability can't be like some sort of a moral sacrifice or political dilemma or a philanthropical cause. It has to be a design challenge.

Tags: Design, Political  ✍ Author: Bjarke Ingels

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

Tags: Enjoy, Win  ✍ Author: Andres Iniesta

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

Tags: America, Greed  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

I haven't had a family, but I don't think of that as a sacrifice: my dancers are my family.

Tags: Dancers, Family  ✍ Author: Judith Jamison

That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.

Tags: Freedom, Suffering  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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

Tags: Freedom, History  ✍ Author: Immanuel Kant

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

Tags: Heart, Stunt  ✍ Author: Kim Kardashian

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

Tags: Days, Time  ✍ Author: Anatoly Karpov

We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress.

Tags: Pet, Powerful  ✍ Author: Nick Lampson

If I have nothing to sacrifice, I have nothing to gain.

Tags: Gain  ✍ Author: Catherine Ndereba

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.

Tags: Men, Women  ✍ Author: Ben Nelson

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.

Tags: Jesus, Life  ✍ Author: Vincent Nichols

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.

Tags: Life, Woman  ✍ Author: Vincent Nichols

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.

Tags: Behind, Religion  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihad... until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people.

Tags: Islam, Life  ✍ Author: Timothy Olyphant

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.

Tags: Health, Life  ✍ Author: James Otis

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

Tags: Laugh, Time  ✍ Author: Theodore Parker

The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you.

Tags: Great, Wealth  ✍ Author: Pope John Paul II

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.

Tags: Best, Give  ✍ Author: Steve Prefontaine

I can't pretend to be objective when it comes to service or sacrifice.

Tags: Pretend, Service  ✍ Author: Paula Radcliffe

It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.

Tags: Reason, Someone  ✍ Author: Ayn Rand

A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity.

Tags: American, Dream  ✍ Author: Dan Rather

When I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they're crazy, because 'sacrifice' infers that there was something better to do than being with your children.

Tags: Children, Crazy  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

No, there is literally nothing on the business side that I wouldn't sacrifice in a heartbeat to have an extra couple of hours' writing. Nothing.

Tags: Business, Writing  ✍ Author: J. K. Rowling

It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.

Tags: Place, Simple  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

Across the country, people are willing to tighten their belts and sacrifice. The president should ask the oil industry to do the same.

Tags: Country, President  ✍ Author: John Salazar

A common creation demands a common sacrifice, and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour of a constructed international language is the fact that it is equally foreign, or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities.

Tags: Fact, Language  ✍ Author: Edward Sapir

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.

Tags: Order, Pain  ✍ Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice of America's servicemen and women.

Tags: Freedom, Women  ✍ Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

Tags: Blushing, Enables  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ's transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church.

Tags: Power, Truth  ✍ Author: Joni Eareckson Tada

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale.

Tags: Courage, Military  ✍ Author: Jalal Talabani

We strain to tell Americans and aliens in this country that there's nothing unique about America, nothing unique about American civilization, nothing that requires their allegiance, nothing of great value that they should sacrifice for.

Tags: Country, Great  ✍ Author: Tom Tancredo

He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.

Tags: Away, Self  ✍ Author: Henry Taylor

I never advise anyone to sacrifice something else because of music, but then I don't see why they would have to anyway.

Tags: Music, Why  ✍ Author: Mick Taylor

True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.

Tags: Love, True  ✍ Author: Dada Vaswani

If my love is without sacrifice, it is selfish. Such a love is barter, for there is exchange of love and devotion in return for something. It is conditional love.

Tags: Love, Selfish  ✍ Author: Dada Vaswani

The mark of one who loves God and saints is sacrifice.

Tags: God, Loves  ✍ Author: Dada Vaswani

The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.

Tags: Devil, Sacrificed  ✍ Author: Voltaire

In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.

Tags: Democracy, Effort  ✍ Author: Henry A. Wallace

This inevitability of conflict motivates us today and echoes the reminder that freedom is not given away and our national security is not achieved without sacrifice.

Tags: Freedom, Today  ✍ Author: Jim Walsh

I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.

Tags: Basketball, Joy  ✍ Author: Bill Walton

I really believe deep in my soul that we're going to have to step up and face these challenges and be tough and pull together and unify and be creative and be willing to sacrifice.

Tags: Deep, Together  ✍ Author: Zach Wamp

It takes tremendous will to compete in any athletic endeavor, so it meant going to bed early and getting my homework done in advance. I had to sacrifice things, like a social life, to be a skater at 15. But I loved skating so much that it was worth everything to me.

Tags: Done, Life  ✍ Author: Vera Wang

Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?

Tags: Heart, May  ✍ Author: William Butler Yeats

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

Tags: Become, Moment  ✍ Author: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

There is no sense to a sacrifice after you come to feel that it is a sacrifice.

Tags: After, Sense  ✍ Author: Stefan Zweig

Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.

Tags: Generation, Rest  ✍ Author: Henri Frederic Amiel

Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.

Tags: Great, Passion  ✍ Author: Henri Frederic Amiel

One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.

Tags: Life, Living  ✍ Author: John Arbuthnot

Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it.

Tags: Ask, Took  ✍ Author: Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.

Tags: Freedom, Life  ✍ Author: Kemal Ataturk

It's a fallen world. We eat and sacrifice in the process.

Tags: Eat, Process  ✍ Author: Chris Barber

Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.

Tags: Love  ✍ Author: William Barclay

What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.

Tags: Die, Men  ✍ Author: Bruce Barton

Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.

Tags: Best, History  ✍ Author: Joe Barton

Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.

Tags: Production, Sacred  ✍ Author: Georges Bataille

With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.

Tags: Conviction, Power  ✍ Author: Pat Benatar

The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black, were the ultimate sacrifice.

Tags: Black, Men  ✍ Author: Marion Berry

The Roman Catholic Church, had it captured me, as it nearly did, would have sent me on some mission of danger and sacrifice and utilised me as a martyr; the Church established by law transformed me into an unbeliever and an antagonist.

Tags: Church, Law  ✍ Author: Annie Besant

Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government.

Tags: Give, Government  ✍ Author: John Boehner

My son is not wild about going back to Iraq, but he'd sure rather do that than sacrifice all that he and his fellow soldiers have accomplished by leaving too early and inviting chaos.

Tags: Leaving, Son  ✍ Author: Kit Bond

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.

Tags: Dangerous, Life  ✍ Author: Omar Bongo

Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation.

Tags: Hard, Work  ✍ Author: Leonard Boswell

When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food.

Tags: Food, Gratitude  ✍ Author: Barbara Boxer

They paid the ultimate price and we can never forget their sacrifice.

Tags: Forget, Ultimate  ✍ Author: Robert A. Brady

But only if I believe that my directing talents will improve the material I'd be working on. I want to make sure I don't sacrifice beautiful material on the altar of my direction.

Tags: Beautiful, Working  ✍ Author: Andre Braugher

We cannot sacrifice our safety to the murderous greed of drug cartels. We cannot stand idly by as drop houses, kidnappings and violence compromise our quality of life.

Tags: Greed, Life  ✍ Author: Jan Brewer

I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother.

Tags: War, Wife  ✍ Author: Charles Farrar Browne

I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command.

Tags: Country, Men  ✍ Author: John Buford

Much has been accomplished during the last year in the campaign against terrorism. This struggle will require vigilance, perseverance and sacrifice for many years to come.

Tags: Last, Struggle  ✍ Author: Paul Cellucci

Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze.

Tags: Evening, Reason  ✍ Author: Aime Cesaire