Sacrifice Quotes

Michael Bassey Johnson

Some men can love forever, some for six years, some for six months, and others for
Some men can love forever, some for six years, some for six months, and others for six hours.

Lauren Oliver

I guess that’s just part of loving people: You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up.

David Foster Wallace

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.

Zayn Malik

Life is funny. Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone.

William Shakespeare

Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to
Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove.
O no, it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
It is the star to every wand'ring bark,
Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken."

(Sonnet 116)

Rick Warren

The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.

Mahatma Gandhi

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics
Seven Deadly Sins

Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Don't be decieved by your mortality, you're just a piece of debris, and the sophisticated one lies inside us which was either created or would be destroyed.

Anthony Liccione

Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country.. Anthony Liccione
Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country.

Charlotte Eriksson

And this is what being an artist means, being a poet? To sacrifice yourself for your art, sacrifice your heart for your art, because it’s only through something broken that something beautiful can grow.

Rick Riordan

A big sacrifice is coming, and you won't have the courage to make it. That will cost you dearly. It will cost the world dearly.

Donovan Bailey

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

Kyung-sook Shin

All I wanted was for you to be free from everything. And with that freedom, you often showed me another world, so I wanted you to be even freer. I wanted you to be so free that you would live your life for other people.

Simona Panova

My ghost is the only soul who ever comes to cry on my grave... Only the skies cried sincerely on my funeral.

Meredith T. Taylor

What a short time I had been given to experience love. I felt as my life had only recently begun and now it would surely end at sunrise.

Gaylord Nelson

The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.

Michael Bassey Johnson

There are greater things to be achieved in every new year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by alot of sacrifices.

George Eliot

For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of immeasurable
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.

Jude Morgan

I do not say that I could never be persuaded to sacrifice my reputation to passion- only that it would take a great deal.

Jessica Fortunato

I thought I saw my entire future once, every moment of it, until the day of my death. I spent it in her arms. Then after twenty years, she left.

Flannery O'Connor

It's easier to bleed than sweat, Mr. Motes.

Jared Brock

Somewhere, somehow, at some unknown intersection between prayer and work, God indwells our humble offering - God indwells us - and turns human actions into spiritual awakenings.

Simona Panova

The unknown grayish mystifying forest was benumbed into frost-covered cold, and the tremendous pines towering above the dark marshy soil resembled a gathering of severe mute brothers from a forbidden ancient order worshiping forgotten gods no one had ever heard of outside of the world of secret occult visions.

Paulo Coelho

But how will I know who my Soulmate is?” Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life.
By taking risks’ she said to Brida. ‘ By risking failure, disappointment, disillusion, but never ceasing in you search for Love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But...the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?

Mitch Albom

Sacrifice is a part of life. It's supposed to be. It's not something to regret. It's
Sacrifice is a part of life. It's supposed to be. It's not something to regret. It's something to aspire to.

Shauna Niequist

It's not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What's hard, she said, is figuring out what you're willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.

Sam Childers

Since that day there is nothing anyone could ever say to convince me that one person cannot change a nation. One person can do unbelievable things. All it takes is that one person who's willing to risk everything to make it happen.

Martin Luther King Jr.

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation - either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.

Peter S. Beagle

Real magic can never be made by offering someone else's liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.

Thomas Merton

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.

Toba Beta

Truth often sacrificed for the sake of stability and peace.

Jostein Gaarder

He could very likely have appealed for leniency. At least he could have saved his life by agreeing to leave Athens. But had he done this he would not have been Socrates. He valued his conscience-and the truth- higher than life.

John Updike

There is no such thing as static happiness. Happiness is a mixed thing, a thing compounded of sacrifices, and losses, and betrayals.

Nathan Reese Maher

All is as if the world did cease to exist. The city's monuments go unseen, its past unheard, and its culture slowly fading in the dismal sea.

Thomm Quackenbush

Ashlei was free to spout off how much she loved her savior because Jesus was not about to rear back and tell her He did not quite feel the same way, that He had died for the sins of the world just because it was fun and did not want things to be too serious. He was only thirty-three, after all, and might want to martyr himself for other people.

Tana French

My father told me once that the most important thing every man should know is what he would die for.

George Gordon Byron

They never fail who die in a great cause.

Eoin Colfer

Wait," said Butler. "Just wait, Holly. Artemis has a plan." He squinted through the green dome. "What is your plan, Artemis?"
All Artemis could do was smile and shrug.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Let me lose everything on earth and the world beyond, but let me not lose what I'm craving for, let it be that i died on the way than retreating from getting it.

Walt Whitman

poor boy! I never knew you, Yet I think I could not refuse this moment to die for you, if that would save you

Richard Adams

There is not a day or night but a doe offers her life for her kittens, or some honest captain of Owsla his life for his Chief Rabbit's. Sometimes it is taken, sometimes it is not. But there is no bargain, for here, what is, is what must be.

Erin Bow

Taggle looked up at her, his amber eyes as deep as the loneliness Kate had felt before he became her friend.
"The traditional thing," he said slowly, "involves the river and a sack.

Rachel A. Marks

The men stop coming after Hunt goes missing. We learned from the last brave soul to visit that they whispered all sorts of stories to answer his disappearance. My favorite is that we ate him. We cooked him up with our whore-earned corn, a dozen rats’ eyes, and a bat wing.

Even I couldn’t have thought of anything more perfect.

D'Andre Lampkin

People of God are always people who care about other people and it always comes at some cost.

Elizabeth George

Jesus teaches us to give richly, serve sacrificially, and love unconditionally.

John Piper

Why don't people ask us about our hope? The answer is probably that we look as if we hope in the same things they do. Our lives don't look like they are on the Calvary road, stripped down for sacrificial love, serving others with the sweet assurance that we don't need to be rewarded in this life.


I didn’t sacrifice everything for love, just my mother when love required a caesarian.

Suzanne Venker

If the ultimate goal is lasting love, women are going to have to become comfortable with sacrifice and capitulation. Because those are the underpinnings of a long-term marriage – for both sexes.

Joseph Smith Jr.

Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation.

Sandra Rodriguez Barron

This is the one who will find us. He's the one who will lead them all back to me someday. He's the explorer. El curioso.

Elizabeth George

True biblical love is sacrificing, purifying, nurturing, and enduring.

Jim George

Serving others means being willing to make sacrifices for their good.

E.L. Montes

You didn't judge my past. That's when I knew I couldn't turn away from you even if I tried...

E.L. Montes

The morning I drove by and saw you alone, staring at the house. I told myself to keep on driving, but something told me to stop. And when I'd seen how lost and confused you were, something told me I was meant to be there....
I was meant to be there so I could help you find your way

E.L. Montes

Depression is evil. Before you know it, it takes over and there's no escaping it.

Edward Abbey

I would not sacrifice a single living mesquite tree for any book ever written. One square mile of living desert is worth a hundred 'great books' - and one brave deed is worth a thousand.

J.R.R. Tolkien

We set out to save the Shire, Sam and it has been saved - but not for me.

Joseph Joubert

When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Success for a woman means absolute surrender, in whatever direction. Whether she paints a picture, or loves a man, there is no division of labor possible in her economy. To the attainment of any end worth living for, a symmetrical sacrifice of her nature is compulsory upon her.

Solange Nicole

It’s a shame how much artists have to bleed for people to enjoy their work.

Ken Poirot

success awaits those who steadfastly commit to any requisite sacrifice

Ferly Arvidia

Kesuksesan ada karena sebuah perjuangan yang besar. Dengan begitu kau butuh pengorbanan yang besar pula.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Every turning point in a person's life isn't reached by luck, they choose to be successful, they know what it takes to be there, they can do what is expected of them to do, they do not show trepidation about the requirements needed to be on top

Sherman Morris

How much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve the level of success you desire?

A.J. Darkholme

Significant change requires significant sacrifice.

Unarine Ramaru

Dream × Vision × Time(sacrifices) × Work(persistence) = Success

If you miss any of them, remember any sum/number multiplied by zero is = 0

Vishwas Chavan

Sacrifice has great value in that it not only achieves personal success but builds successful communities, nations and humanity. Each moment spent in selfless sacrifice makes you a stronger person, and such strength fosters the required determination to cope with adversity and hardship for the sake of others.

Mitch Albom

As usual, he saves his wife's for last. He leans on the cane and he looks at the headstone and he thinks about many things. Taffy. He thinks about taffy. He thinks it would take his teeth out now, but he would eat it anyhow, if it meant eating it with her.

Sanhita Baruah

What can you do for love? Can you leave a person for love? Can you leave
What can you do for love?
Can you leave a person for love?
Can you leave a country for love?
I think I wouldn't even leave my couch for love

Nutan Bajracharya

Whenever I use to think of others, I had to sacrifice myself...., Its called life in earth where you had to think a lot to do or not to do, the things you like or dislike.....

Paulo Freire

P29 - the oppressed, having internalised the image of the oppressor and adopted his guideline are fearful of freedom. Freedom would require them to eject this image and replace it with autonomy and responsibility.

Michael Bassey Johnson

You won't become what you want to be, else you become what you fear to be.

Pierce Brown

The Golds have everything, yet they demand sacrifices even from their own. This place is sick. This empire broken. It eats its kings, its queens, as hungrily as it does the paupers who mill its earth.

Thaddeus Of Vitovnica

Love is sacrifice. Love sacrifices itself for its neighbor.

Rosemary Sutcliff

The young Centurion, who had been completely still throughout, said very softly, as though to himself, "Greater love hath no man-" and Justin thought it sounded as though he were quoting someone else.

Elizabeth George

Your attitude of serving the Lord can transform even the most menial of tasks into a magnificent sacrifice of love.

Alisa Hope Wagner

God's glory in our lives has little to do with our sacrifice and everything to do with our surrender.

Alisa Hope Wagner

God's love grounds me while His mystery confounds me. He is a personal yet all-powerful; in me yet around me; creates me yet dies for me.

William Branks

Giving out of your surplus does not make you generous, it makes your selfishness more tolerable! Giving while you are lacking is what pleases the Lord.

Anne Elisabeth Stengl

Vengeance cannot abide the agony of grace.

Thomm Quackenbush

Sex is usually cleaner than a blood sacrifice.

Stephen Moles

The amount of perfume she had on was like a human sacrifice on Incense Night.

Rachael Wade

This was our rhythm, our worship: give and take, gift and receive, honor and entrust. Making love to this man wasn’t just an expression of my feelings for him or a carnal, physical need - it was an offering.

Nathan Reese Maher

Do we not each dream of dreams? Do we not dance on the notes of lost
memories? Then are we not each dreamers of tomorrow and yesterday, since dreams
play when time is askew? Are we not all adrift in the constant sea of trial and when all is done, do we not all yearn for ships to carry us home?

Nathan Reese Maher

Call me crazy, but there is something terribly wrong with this city.

Nathan Reese Maher

I can’t help but ask, “Do you know where you are?”
She turns to me with a foreboding glare. “Do you?

Nathan Reese Maher

There is a stillness between us, a period of restlessness that ties my stomach
in a hangman’s noose. It is this same lack in noise that lives, there! in the
darkness of the grave, how it frightens me beyond all things.

Nathan Reese Maher

Did Bach ever eat
pancakes at midnight?

Nathan Reese Maher

History doesn’t start with a tall building
and a card with your name written on it, but jokes do. I think someone is taking
us for suckers and is playing a mean game.

Nathan Reese Maher

She leaves my side and heads deeper into
the apartment singing, “ - if the spirit tries to hide, its temple far away… a
copper for those they ask, a diamond for those who stay.

Nathan Reese Maher

That’s a stupid name! Whirly-gig is much better, I think. Who in their right
mind would point at this thing and say, ‘I’m going to fly in my Model-A1’.
People would much rather say, ‘Get in my whirly-gig’. And that’s what you
should name it.

Nathan Reese Maher

I rouse Emily to our guests, as she finishes off our fifteenth snowman by setting the head atop its torso. She stands limp at my direction, pointing out the coming shadows and I cannot help but hear a muffled sigh as she decapitates her latest creation with a single push of her hand.

Jill Williamson

Achan gritted his teeth and recalled Sir Eagan's words. Love was not taking because you wanted, he'd said. Love was sacrifice.

Elizabeth George

It's one thing to have a goal, but it's quite another thing to actually accept the challenge, develop a strategy to press for the goal, make the sacrifices, pay the price to move forward, and blessing of blessing, to realize some part of it.

Jonathan Anthony Burkett

It's risky most of the time, but its better to listen to your heart.

Melissa De La Cruz

If she loved him the way she said she did, she wanted him whole. Maybe this was what love meant after all: sacrifice and selflessness. It did not mean hearts and flowers and a happy ending, but the knowledge that another's well-being is more important than one's own.

Laura Frantz

I've been thinking of something your father said - that the true measure of love is what one is willing to give up for it. He was talking about freedom - fighting for liberty. But I believe 'tis the same for love as war.

Courtney Allison Moulton

There are four things you need to know about war. One, every action requires careful tactics. Two, never lose hope and fight only for what is right. Three, be brave but you don't have to be fearless. And four, be willing to sacrifice.

Christopher Hitchens

Those of us who are most genuinely repelled by war and violence are also those who are most likely to decide that some things, after all, are worth fighting for.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends.


No war is ever a war without the loss of a life of a solider

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