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"To obey God is better than sacrifice." - Mario Daniel Vega

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

"Prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan." - John Bunyan

"I sacrifice to no god save myself- And to my belly, greatest of deities." - Euripides

"I sacrifice to no god save myself - And to my belly, greatest of deities." - Euripides

"As often as we do good, we offer sacrifice to God." - Aristotle

"Obedience is the true holocaust which we sacrifice to God on the altar of our hearts." - Philip Neri

"Sacrifice life to truth." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Sacrifice to the Graces." - Diogenes Laertius

"Sacrifice to the Graces." - Lord Chesterfield

"God help us if we cannot sacrifice our percentages and our programs when He has called us to sacrifice our lives." - Daniel Palmer

"Prepare thy soul calmly to obey; such offering will be more acceptable to God than every other sacrifice." - Metastasio

"Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan." - John Bunyan

"Prepare thy soul calmly to obey; such offering will be more acceptable to God than every other sacrifice." - Pietro Metastasio

"No man gives anything acceptable to God until has has first given himself in love and sacrifice." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"When men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings." - Jonathan Swift

"Nothing that man can present to God by way of sacrifice can ever purchase the blessing of forgiveness." - Charles Spurgeon

"Sacrifice self to bless one another, even as God has blessed you. Forget self in laboring for mankind..." - Mary Baker Eddy

"When men grow virtuous in their old age they are merely making a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings." - Jonathan Swift

"If you ever have to sacrifice something good, have faith that God will reward you with something GREAT" - Rita Zahara

"When men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings." - Alexander Pope

"Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing." - George Bernard Shaw

"Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice! That's the condition of the female. Women have been conditioned to sacrifice for centuries." - Betty Dodson

"Sacrifice is the very essence of religion; ... Without sacrifice there is no true worship of God." - Gordon B Hinckley

"If you don't believe God has forgiven you, you are actually saying that God needs to do more for your forgiveness, and that Jesus' sacrifice was not enough." - Jud Wilhite

"He in whose heart the law was, and who alone of all mankind was content to do it, His sacrifice alone can be the sacrifice all-sufficient in the Father's sight as the proper sacrifice of humanity; He who through the Eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, He alone can give the Spirit which enables us to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God. He is the only High-Priest of the universe." - Frederick William Robertson

"God accepts the sacrifice of the pure in heart." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The willingness of God to sacrifice his Son to reconcile us to himself is a demonstration of his love for us." - Robert Jeffress

"Those faithful Mormon pioneers ... were willing to put everything on the altar to sacrifice for and defend their God and their faith." - William R. Walker

"The willing sacrifice of the innocents is the most powerful retort to insolent tyranny that has yet to be conceived by God or man." - Mahatma Gandhi

"To commit suicide is easy. To live without a god is more difficult. The drunkenness of triumph is greater than the drunkenness of sacrifice." - Anais Nin

"A heart sacrifice is not a formula that can be mastered. It is a decision that is intrinsically tied to the personal relationship between us and our God." - Carol Kent

"When to the cross I turn my eyes,And rest on Calvary,O Lamb of God, my sacrifice,I must remember Thee." - James Montgomery

"If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him." - Charles Studd

"If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him." - C. T. Studd

"God felt sorry for actors, so he gave them a place in the sun and a lot of money. All they had to sacrifice was their talent." - Claude Rains

"When to the cross I turn my eyes, And rest on Calvary, O Lamb of God, my sacrifice, I must remember Thee." - James Montgomery

"Everything I got, I'm willing to sacrifice" - Ray Lewis

"Desire is craving enough to sacrifice for" - Myles Munroe

"Sometimes you sacrifice legibility to increase impact." - Herb Lubalin

"When a man has offered in sacrifice all that he has for the truth's sake, not even withholding his life, and believing before God that he has been called to make this sacrifice because he seeks to do his will, he does know, most assuredly, that God does and will accept his sacrifice and offering, and that he has not, nor will not seek his face in vain." - Joseph Smith Jr

"When a man has offered in sacrifice all that he has for the truth's sake, not even withholding his life, and believing before God that he has been called to make this sacrifice because he seeks to do his will, he does know, most assuredly, that God does and will accept his sacrifice and offering, and that he has not, nor will not seek his face in vain." - Joseph Smith Jr

"Pray daily to be used by God, sacrifice personal needs and so greed has to go out of the window. Because you have to believe God can take care of you so you don't have to worry about that." - Alveda King

". . . an absurd problem came to the surface: 'How COULD God permit that (crucifixion of Jesus Christ)!' . . . the deranged reason of the little community found quite a frightfully absurd answer: God gave his Son for forgiveness, as a SACRIFICE . . . The SACRIFICE FOR GUILT, and just in its most repugnant and barbarous form - the sacrifice of the innocent for the sins of the guilty! What horrifying heathenism!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I've seen too much sacrifice to believe that God is behind all of it, and I've seen sacrifice that has no indicia of the hand of God at all. Loss is not always part of some greater plan explainable by reference to the actions of a divine being with a divine purpose." - Neil Abramson

"The gospel is not outward rituals and sacrifices, it is a living sacrifice. It is to have the laws of God written in our heart. It is to have a soft, listening, responding heart to God." - Leslie Ludy

"Fire doesn't fall on empty alters. There has to be a sacrifice on the alter for the fire to fall. If you want the fire of God, you must become the fuel of God." - Tommy Tenney

"Christmas is based on an exchange of gifts, the gift of God to man - His unspeakable gift of His Son, and the gift of man to God - when we present our bodies a living sacrifice." - Vance Havner

"Every job will demand some sacrifice. The key is to avoid unnecessary sacrifice." - Sheryl Sandberg

"When you sacrifice, you force others to sacrifice. It's an extremely powerful weapon." - Cesar Chavez

"True religion is when you serve God to get nothing else but more of God. Many people use religion as a way of getting something else from God they want-blessings, rewards, even escape from judgement. This is wearisome to us, and to God. But when God is His own reward, Christianity becomes thrilling. Sacrifice becomes joy." - J. D. Greear

"People talk of the sacrifice I have made in spending so much of my life in Africa. Can that be called a sacrifice which is simply paid back as a small part of a great debt owing to our God, which we can never repay? All these are nothing when compared with the glory which shall be revealed in and for us. I never made a sacrifice." - David Livingstone

"I worship God as Truth only. I have not yet found Him, but I am seeking after Him. I am prepared to sacrifice the things dearest to me in pursuit of this quest. Even if the sacrifice demanded my very life, I hope I may be prepared to give it." - Mahatma Gandhi

"You must give what will cost you something. This is giving not just what you can live without, but what you can't live without, or don't want to live without, something you really like. Then your gift becomes a sacrifice, which will have value before God. This giving until it hurts - this sacrifice - is what I call love in action." - Mother Teresa

"Sacrifice is the essence of love, which is the essence of God." - Rick Warren

"God and mother, partners in creation, in love, in sacrifice, in service, are as one." - Thomas S Monson

"The mark of one who loves God and saints is sacrifice." - Dada Vaswani

"The glory of God always comes at the sacrifice of self." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"The mark of one who loves God and saints is sacrifice." - Sadhu Vaswani

"You can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed. Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge to Satan." - John Bunyan

"There are interests by the sacrifice of which peace is too dearly purchased. One should never be at peace to the shame of his own soul-to the violation of his integrity or of his allegiance to God." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"I gave up my music because I had received from it all I had to receive. To serve God one must sacrifice the dearest thing, and I sacrificed my music, the dearest thing to me." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"There are interests by the sacrifice of which peace is too dearly purchased. One should never be at peace to the shame of his own soul - to the violation of his integrity or of his allegiance to God." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"The sacrifice of Christ has rendered it just for Him to forgive sin; and whenever we are led to repent of and to forsake it, even the righteousness of God is declared in the pardon of it." - Robert Hall

"Let us ask God to make us true in our love, to make us sacrificial beings, for it seems to me that sacrifice is only love put into action." - Elizabeth of the Trinity

"Abel's sacrifice was accepted by God because it was made according to God's instructions. Cain, however, tried to approach God in his own way and was rejected by God (Genesis 4:3-5). From that point on, Cain became a symbol of those who try to approach God on their own terms." - Robert Jeffress

"When we have learned to offer up every duty connected with our situation in life as a sacrifice to God, a settled employment becomes just a settled habit of prayer." - Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

"When we have learned to offer up every duty connected with our situation in life as a sacrifice to God, a settled employment becomes just a settled habit of prayer." - Thomas Erskine

"Discipline, for the Christian, begins with the body. We have only one. It is this body that is the primary material given to us for sacrifice. We cannot give our hearts to God and keep our bodies for ourselves." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Jesus called for nonviolent resistance to Rome and just distribution of land and food. He was crucified because he threatened Roman stability - not as a sacrifice to God for humanity's sins" - John Dominic Crossan

"Here it is that the Spirit teaches us all truth; for all truth is eminently contained in this sacrifice of love, where the soul strips itself of every thing to present it to God." - Francois Fenelon

"I think what turned me off of Christianity as a kid, and what I think turns other people off, is the thought that you have to sacrifice being cool to believe in God." - Samuel Larsen

"Plato was continually saying to Xenocrates, "Sacrifice to the Graces." - Diogenes Laertius

"Plato was continually saying to Xenocrates, Sacrifice to the Graces." - Diogenes Laertius

"You have to execute. You have to sacrifice your body." - Pedro Martinez

"Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice." - Leigh Hunt

"Worship is about something we do. It involves sacrifice. But at the heart of the gospel is this truth, we are called and chosen by God to join in with the dance of the trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit." - Tim Hughes

"Their sacrifice was great, but not in vain. All Americans and every free nation on earth can trace their liberty to the white markers of places like Arlington National Cemetery. And may God keep us ever grateful." - George W Bush

"The cross was a glorious outworking of the grace of God, by which the Father commissioned the Son to make full satisfaction so that sinners might be saved with no sacrifice of God's justice." - R C Sproul

"The cross was a glorious outworking of the grace of God, by which the Father commissioned the Son to make full satisfaction so that sinners might be saved with no sacrifice of God's justice." - R C Sproul

"The death of the Son of God is the only and single and most perfect sacrifice and satisfaction for sin, and is of infinite worth and value, abundantly sufficient to expiate the sins of the whole world." - Synod of Dort

"No man can hinder our private addresses to God; every man can build a chapel in his breast, himself the priest, his heart the sacrifice, and the earth he treads on the altar." - Jeremy Taylor

"For the joy of human love, brother, sister, parent, child, Friends on earth and friends above, for all gentle thoughts and mild; Christ, our God, to Thee we raise this our Sacrifice of grateful praise." - Folliott Sandford Pierpoint

"When God becomes a Man and lives as a creature among His own creatures in Palestine, then indeed His life is one of supreme self-sacrifice and leads to Calvary." - C S Lewis

"Forbid it Lord that I should boast, save in the death of Christ, my God: All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to his blood." - Isaac Watts

"You who build these altars now to sacrifice these children, you must not do it anymore. A scheme is not a vision and you never have been tempted by a demon or a god." - Leonard Cohen

"No man can hinder our private addresses to God; every man can build a chapel in his breast, himself the priest, his heart the sacrifice, and the earth he treads on, the altar." - Jeremy Taylor

"You who build these altars now to sacrifice these children , you must not do it anymore. A scheme is not a vision and you never have been tempted by a demon or a god ." - Leonard Cohen

"Sacrifice is truly the crowning test of the gospel. Men are tried and tested in this mortal probation to see if they will put first in their lives the kingdom of God." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Many years ago, our father Ibrahim (AS) made a choice. He loved his son. But He loved God more. The commandment came to sacrifice his son. But it wasn't his son that was slaughtered. It was his attachment to anything that could compete with his love for God. So let us ask ourselves in these beautiful days of sacrifice, which attachments do we need to slaughter?" - Yasmin Mogahed

"To sacrifice the moral to the physical, as is done in these days, is to sacrifice reality for a shadow." - African Spir

"Don't cheapen Jesus's sacrifice by trying to pay him back" - Judah Smith

"You sacrifice the few to save the many." - Joel Osteen

"It is impossible to love deeply without sacrifice." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Style disdains comfort and is always ready to sacrifice virtue." - Mason Cooley

"It is easier to sacrifice great than little things." - Michel De Montaigne

"I do not sacrifice, but lend myself to business." - Seneca the Younger

"Commit to a career built on sacrifice, not compromise." - DeVon Franklin

"The sacrifice of Diogenes to all the gods." - Diogenes

"It's always better to sacrifice your opponent's men" - Savielly Tartakower

"True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice." - Dada Vaswani

"When we idealize the real, we sacrifice to artistic fancy." - Henry Fuseli

"The sacrifice always has to be greater than the dream." - Henry Cejudo

"I don't like to use the word sacrifice." - William J Clinton

"In wartime, people willing to sacrifice liberty for security." - Ron Paul

"I always try to sacrifice my body for the team." - Troy Polamalu

"It was better to imagine a sacrifice being for something." - David Brin

"to travel is worth any cost or sacrifice." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice." - Sadhu Vaswani

"Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze." - Aime Cesaire

"Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels." - Gwen Stefani

"Leadership is an act of submission to God. To be a leader means listening to all kinds of people and situations. Out of that listening, we are hoping to discern the mind of God as best we can. This is the price of leadership - it's an act of sacrifice. So leadership is part and parcel of the work of submission to God." - Richard Foster

"There is no sense to a sacrifice after you come to feel that it is a sacrifice." - Stefan Zweig

"It was not to save a nation that Abraham went to sacrifice Isaac, nor to appease angry gods... Then why does Abraham do it? For God's sake... He does it for the sake of God because God demands proof of his faith... He was not justified by being virtuous, but by being an individual submitted to God in faith." - Soren Kierkegaard

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

"We shall not lightly talk about sacrifice until we are driven to the last extremity which makes sacrifice inevitable." - Chiang Kai-shek

"I never know why self-sacrifice is noble. Why is it better to sacrifice oneself than someone else?" - Ivy Compton-Burnett

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

"The goal of human freedom is not in freedom itself, nor it is in man, but in God. By giving man freedom, God has yielded to man a piece of His Divine authority, but with the intention that man himself would voluntarily bring it as a sacrifice to God, a most perfect offering." - Theophan the Recluse

"For centuries, the battle of morality was fought between those who claimed that your life belongs to God and those who claimed that it belongs to your neighbors - between those who preached that the good is self-sacrifice for the sake of ghosts in heaven and those who preached that the good is self-sacrifice for the sake of incompetents on earth. And no one came to say that your life belongs to you and that the good is to live it." - Ayn Rand

"Here was the rub: one must be more zealous to please God than to avoid sin. One must sacrifice oneself utterly to God's purposes, even to the point of possibly making moral mistakes. One's obedience to God must be forward-oriented and zealous and free, and to be a mere moralist or pietist would make such a life impossible." - Eric Metaxas

"If I was told to sacrifice something to prove my devotion to God , if I was told to do what all monotheists are told to do and admire the man who said 'Yes I'll gut my kid to show my love of God." - Christopher Hitchens

"Take steadily some one sin, which seems to stand out before thee, to root it out, by God's grace, and every fibre of it. Purpose strongly, by the grace and strength of God, wholly to sacrifice this sin or sinful inclination to the love of God, to spare it not, until thou leave of it none remaining, neither root nor branch." - Edward Bouverie Pusey

"Those who live as though God sets the rules are not going by their own rules. That is the self-sacrifice, or selflessness, that peace more often than not requires. Those who insist on going by their own rules cannot make that sacrifice. They are the steady adherents of (global) conflict because they are forever fighting both themselves and others to do whatever they think that they want to do." - Criss Jami

"For reasons known only to him, God has chosen to work through men and women who are willing to make sacrifices for the sake of the "thing" he has placed in their hearts to do. If God bas birthed a vision in you, it is only a matter of time until you will come upon the precipice of sacrifice." - Andy Stanley

"The mark of man is initiative, but the mark of woman is cooperation. Man talks about freedom; woman about sympathy, love, sacrifice. Man cooperates with nature; woman cooperates with God. Man was called to till the earth, to "rule over the earth"; woman to be the bearer of a life that comes from God." - Fulton J Sheen

"The essential fact of Christianity is that God thought all men worth the sacrifice of his son." - William Barclay

"Sacrifice is the first element of religion, and resolves itself in theological language into the love of God." - James Anthony Froude

"You must never sacrifice your relationship with God for the sake of a relationship with another person." - Charles Stanley

"The joy of God is so exquisite that any sacrifice is worth the effort and seeming pain." - David Hawkins

"But Calvin is no kind and loving god! He's one of the old gods! He demands sacrifice!" - Bill Watterson

"In a culture where profit has become the true God, self-sacrifice can seem incomprehensible rather than noble." - Starhawk

"We should say to God as we mingle with our dear ones each day, "God, give them each Thy blessing. They need it, because they live with me, and I am very selfish and unwilling to sacrifice very much for them, although I do love them." - Ole Hallesby

"Spiritual maturity is not reached by the passing of the years, but by obedience to the will of God. Some people mature into an understanding of God's will more quickly than others because they obey more readily; they more readily sacrifice the life of nature to the will of God." - Oswald Chambers

"Spiritual maturity is not reached by the passing of the years, but by obedience to the will of God. Some people mature into an understanding of God's will more quickly than others because they obey more readily; they more readily sacrifice the life of nature to the will of God." - Oswald Chambers

"Cheerfulness is a sign of a generous and mortified person who forgetting all things, even herself, tries to please her God in all she does for souls. Cheerfulness is often a cloak which hides a life of sacrifice and a continual union with God." - Mother Teresa

"Consequently, the truth of God lives in our souls more by the power of superior moral courage than by the light of an eminent intelligence. Indeed, spiritual intelligence itself depends on the fortitude and patience with which we sacrifice ourselves for the truth, as it is communicated to our lives concretely in the providential will of God" - Thomas Merton

"Abraham responds "Here I am" when God asks him to sacrifice his son, and he answers "Here I am" when his son asks him about what is happening. It's a paradoxical moment. He can't be fully present for his God or his son." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Are you ready to sacrifice to end world hunger? To sacrifice to end colonialism? To end neo-colonialism? To end racism? To end sexism?" - Assata Shakur

"There is a great ladder of religious cruelty, and, of its many rungs, three are the most important. People used to make human sacrifices to their god, perhaps even sacrificing those they loved the best... Then, during the moral epoch of humanity, people sacrificed the strongest instincts they had, their 'nature,' to their god... Finally, what was left to be sacrificed? Didn't people have to sacrifice god himself and worship rocks, stupidity, gravity, fate, or nothingness out of sheer cruelty to themselves?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"You have to be willing to sacrifice as much to prevent war, as soldiers are willing to sacrifice to wage war." - Jodie Evans

"When he sacrifices himself man for a moment is greater than God, for how can God, infinite and omnipotent, sacrifice himself?" - W Somerset Maugham

"Capitalism is not a human being. Capitalism is a Moloch, a god, a god of bloody sacrifice that sees human beings as ants" - Terence Mckenna

"I resolved to dedicate all my life to God, all my thoughts, and words, and actions; being thoroughly convinced, there was no medium; but that every part of my life (not some only) must either be a sacrifice to God, or myself, that is, in effect, to the devil. Can any serious person doubt of this, or find a medium between serving God and serving the devil?" - John Wesley

"Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers." - Simon Sinek

"That's who Jesus Christ is. He became the final Priest and the final Sacrifice. Sinless, he did not offer sacrifices for himself. Immortal, he never has to be replaced. Human, he could bear human sins. Therefore he did not offer sacrifices for himself; he offered himself as the final sacrifice. There will never be the need for another. There is one mediator between us and God. One priest. We need no other. Oh, how happy are those who draw near to God through Christ alone." - John Piper

"A job is a sacrifice. Following an interest - that's a contribution. And we're here on the planet, not to sacrifice ourselves, but to make a contribution." - Robert Holden

"Make some sacrifice for your art and you will be repaid, but ask of art to sacrifice herself for you and a bitter disappointment may come to you." - Oscar Wilde

"It is not a sacrifice, it's a choice. If you choose to do something, then you shouldn't say it's a sacrifice, because nobody forced you to do it" - Aung San Suu Kyi

"If I don't have anything to sacrifice, I don't have anything to gain. From the Bible I have learned if you want something good, you must sacrifice." - Catherine Ndereba



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