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"Deviants are sacrificed to increase group solidarity" - Jenny Holzer

"Artists must be sacrificed to their art." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Our private property must be sacrificed." - Dolley Madison

"Everything can be sacrificed for truth, but truth cannot be sacrificed for anything." - Swami Vivekananda

"I sacrificed my anonymity for my father, whereas he sacrificed me for his fame." - Jeff Buckley

"You sacrificed for us. You're the real MVP." - Kevin Durant

"Liberty cannot be sacrificed for the sake of anything." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"I had sacrificed my entire life to play football." - Brian Bosworth

"The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"Our politicians have sacrificed their principles on the altar of special interests; our corporate leaders have sacrificed their integrity on the altar of profits; and our media watchdogs have sacrificed the voice of dissent on the altar of audience competition." - Cornel West

"All 14 guys on the team have sacrificed something to get to this point." - Stephen Curry

"For you will sorely miss civilization if it is sacrificed in the turbulence of change." - Will Durant

"Undoubtedly, in the most brilliant successes, the first rank is always sacrificed." - Henry David Thoreau

"To save our imperiled honor everything must be sacrificed, even virtue." - Jean Racine

"There is no tyranny more ferocious than the tyranny of morality. Everything is sacrificed to it." - P.D. Ouspensky

"She sacrificed her life to make things right," Mitchell grumbled. "She[Silena Beuregard] was a hero" - Rick Riordan

"No man knows the genuineness of his convictions until he has sacrificed something for them." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Whoever has really sacrificed anything, knows that he wanted and got something in return." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If we succeed without sacrifice, it's because someone sacrificed for us." - Denis Waitley

"Wealth has never yet sacrificed itself on the altar of patriotism." - Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

"Whether a revolutions succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it." - Heinrich Heine

"You know I have duties-we both have duties-before which feeling must be sacrificed." - George Eliot

"To resolve conflicts, excessive ambitions and one's own fears and aspirationis must be sacrificed." - Zbigniew Brzezinski

"In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness." - Samuel Johnson

"Who has not for the sake of his reputation sacrificed himself?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Only a good bishop can be sacrificed, a bad bishop can only be lost." - Yuri Razuvaev

"You know I have duties??we both have duties??before which feeling must be sacrificed." - George Eliot

"Self-sacrifice? But it is precisely the self that cannot and must not be sacrificed." - Ayn Rand

"You haven't beaten me. You have sacrificed sure footing for a killing stroke." - Henri

"My attitude of love must not be sacrificed on the altar of activity." - Lysa TerKeurst

"My stomach sank. JP had come so close. His immigrant parents had sacrificed so much." - John Green

"In ancient times they sacrificed the virgins. Men were not about to sacrifice the sluts!" - Bill Maher

"Society has sacrificed its virtues to the Goddess of Getting Along." - John Ruskin

"I've sacrificed lots of aspects of my personal life to do what I do." - Joshua James Alphonse Franceschi

"It is a pity that this faithful youth is sacrificed in a hopeless situation." - Gerd Von Rundstedt

"Everything must be sacrificed, if necessary, for that one sentiment: universality." - Swami Vivekananda

"We have come too far, we have sacrificed too much, to disdain the future now." - John F Kennedy

"The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with facts for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life." - Ernest Renan

"Who has not, for the sake of his good reputation - sacrificed himself once?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"You know I have duties-we both have duties-before which feeling must be sacrificed." - George Eliot

"In all pointed sentences some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness." - Oscar Wilde

"I think the kind of career I've had, something would have had to be sacrificed." - Pauline Frederick

"Healthy can be the new good. Eating delicious should not be sacrificed because it's healthy." - Marcus Samuelsson

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

"A man must be sacrificed now and again to provide for the next generation of men." - Amy Lowell

"People want to make sacrifices but they don't want to be sacrificed." - Helle Thorning-Schmidt

"The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life." - Ernest Renan

"People want to make sacrifices but they don't want to be sacrificed." - Helle Thorningschmidt

"Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it." - Heinrich Heine

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

"I have never thought that I have sacrificed anything being a writer. That might not be true, maybe I have sacrificed something. Maybe I've given something up, but I can't think of it." - Walter Mosley

"People say, 'Oh, you've sacrificed so much, now's the time to do something for yourself.' I mean, please - that is so wrong. I don't think I've sacrificed one f-king thing." - Gloria Steinem

"I tried to commit suicide because I sacrificed everything for Hitler. And that man whom we sacrificed everything for left us all alone. If he had committed suicide four years before, it would have been all right." - Hans Frank

"Making the Hall of Fame, would it be something that's gratifying because of what I've sacrificed? Sure. Baseball has been a big part of our lives. We've sacrificed our bodies. It's the way we made our living." - Barry Bonds

"Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity." - Charles Spurgeon

"Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage. He lives not by truth but by make-believe." - W Somerset Maugham

"To what gods is sacrificed that rarest and sweetest thing upon earth, friendship? To vanity and to interest." - Guillaume-Chretien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes

"I have sacrificed for the Republic all that man holds dear - my wife, my children, my liberty, my life." - Theobald of Bec

"Truth is always in danger of being sacrificed on the altars of good taste and social stability." - William Sloane Coffin

"I believe American manhood is too valuable to be sacrificed on foreign soil for foreign issues and causes." - J Reuben Clark

"Most people have a time-bound awareness. And the reason is they have sacrificed their self for their self-image." - Deepak Chopra

"Christ, having sacrificed himself once, is to eternity a certain and valid sacrifice for the sins of all faithful." - Huldrych Zwingli

"What gives Bach and Mozart a place apart is that these two great expressive composers never sacrificed form to expression." - Camille Saint-Saens

"The few things I"d sacrificed, or put on hold, to be with my husband and baby were worth it." - Nicole Williams

"The simplest school boy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life." - Ernest Renan

"Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity." - Anonymous

"To what gods is sacrificed that rarest and sweetest thing upon earth, friendship? To vanity and to interest." - Chretien Guillaume Malesherbes

"I'd sacrificed true love and a popped cherry to the god of deception and hormones." - Zoey Redbird (Ch 24)" - P C Cast

"I believe that during these times, we should not forget that many sacrificed to regain our democracy." - Corazon Aquino

"The safest way to ensure diversity of opinion is diverse ownership. But this ideal has been sacrificed by our government..." - Ben Bagdikian

"The few things I'd sacrificed, or put on hold, to be with my husband and baby were worth it." - Nicole Williams

"We never destroyed anything major, but there were a few small casualties. A couple of lamps were sacrificed." - Justin Bieber

"I've been focused for a long time. I've given my life to do music. I've sacrificed everything." - Kenny Chesney

"God pursues me, he sacrificed for me, and he calls me his beloved! And, not just me... all of us." - Jennifer Rothschild

"You have to be a soldier and a veteran, or a soldier who sacrificed your life for your country." - Rashid Khalidi

"The butter to be sacrificed because of the war always turns out to be the margarine of the poor." - James Tobin

"He remembers impulses bridled, the joy he sacrificed. Every chance he lost now mocks his senseless caution." - Constantine P. Cavafy

"The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death." - Emil Cioran

"The occasion was not lost on Alexander: at Susa, he sacrificed to Greek gods and held Greek gymnastic games..." - Robin Lane Fox

"Artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I am a traditional man. I'm a product of a traditional man. He sacrificed everything for his family." - Andy Garcia

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

"If you are everywhere, then you've sacrificed the very thing that you are complaining about, which is your own privacy." - Cote De Pablo

"The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death." - Emile M Cioran

"When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed." - Paul Klee

"The person who has inspired me my whole life is my Mom, because she taught me commitment. She sacrificed." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Industry executives sacrificed art for what sells and mega-stars now saturate the market with the same tired lyrics." - Aloe Blacc

"Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed." - Epictetus

"I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider precious to advance the political career of my husband." - Pat Nixon

"The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor." - George Bernard Shaw

"Do not let trifles disturb your tranquility of mind. . . . Life is too precious to be sacrificed for the nonessential and transient. . . . Ignore the inconsequential!" - Grenville Kleiser

"Power revealed is power sacrificed. The truly powerful exert their influence in ways unseen, unfelt. Some would say that a thing visible is a thing vulnerable." - Guillermo Del Toro

"I'm a chess piece. A pawn,' she said. 'I can be sacrificed, but I cannot be captured. To be captured would be the end of the game." - Paolo Bacigalupi

"willing me to understand: that people should be sacrificed to causes, that beauty can be built on the backs of the dead." - Lauren Oliver

"And here was a man who lived on belief, but who sacrificed it at the first challenge, right when he needed it most" - Patrick Ness

"Woman ... is the divine object, violated, endlessly sacrificed yet always reborn, whose only joy, achieved through a subtle interplay of images, lies in contemplation of herself." - Anne Desclos

"If there is one number to which the rights of millions will be happily sacrificed, it is the national GDP growth rate." - William Easterly

"How can you say you're trying to spiritually evolve, without even a thought about what happens to the animals whose lives are sacrificed in the name of gluttony?" - Oprah Winfrey

"It so often happens that, after sacrificing a pawn, a player aims not to obtain the initiative for it, but to regain sacrificed material." - Efim Geller

"'Hostel' is that's how I feel about what's going on in Iraq. There's people that just want money and people are being sacrificed for it." - Eli Roth

"Let me be as the bullock which stands between the plough and the altar, to work or to be sacrificed; and let my motto be, "Ready for either"." - Charles Spurgeon

"The people who have sacrificed their view in order to get to the top have very often left no footprints in the sands of time." - Tony Benn

"I'm not a self-made man. I cannot forget those who have sacrificed for me to get where I am today." - Jessie Hill

"Whereas they have sacrificed to themselves, they become sacrificers to the inconstancy of fortune, whose wings they thought, by their self-wisdom, to have pinioned." - Francis Bacon

"It is easiest to be all things to all men, but it is not honest. Self-respect must be sacrificed every hour in the day." - Abraham Lincoln

"Liberalism is a force truly of the spirit proceeding from the deep realization that economic freedom cannot be sacrificed if political freedom is to be preserved." - Herbert Hoover

"a man can be given only what he can use; and he can use only that for which he has sacrificed something" - P.D. Ouspensky

"The artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like the bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The safety and happiness of society are the objects at which all political institutions aim, and to which all such institutions must be sacrificed." - James Madison

"What greater value could you possibly have than to be delighted in and sacrificed for by the Maker of the universe." - Timothy Keller

"If a caribou needs to be sacrificed for the sake of energy independence, I say, 'Mr. Caribou, maybe you need to take one for the team.'" - Sarah Palin

"Freedom can be preserved only if it is treated as a supreme principle which must not be sacrificed for particular advantages." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"It is easiest to "be all things to all men," but it is not honest. Self-respect must be sacrificed every hour in the day." - Abraham Lincoln

"It is a misconception to think that during evolution humans sacrificed physical skill in exchange for intelligence: wielding one's body is a mental activity." - Ted Chiang

"If an animal has to be sacrificed when a new bridge is built, what will it take to build a whole new world?" - Ismail Kadare

"I can tell for sure, the technologists have made it clear that they don't care about musicians. The arts have been sacrificed on the altar of technological advancement." - T Bone Burnett

"Truth cannot be sacrificed at the altar of pretended tolerance. Real tolerance is deference to all ideas, not indifference to the truth." - Ravi Zacharias

"If we`re going get back into hypotheticals, I think it does a disservice to a lot of people that sacrificed a lot." - Jeb Bush

"You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency." - W Somerset Maugham

"Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Reality has taught us that no woman can build an honest life without sacrificing something along the way. Deciding what will be sacrificed is not easy." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Even if we lose the wealth of thousands, and our life is sacrificed, we...should keep smiling and be cheerful keeping our faith in God and Truth." - Vallabhbhai Patel

"Do not let trifles disturb your tranquility of mind.... Life is too precious to be sacrificed for the nonessential and transient.... Ignore the inconsequential!" - Grenville Kleiser

"So, there I was, tied to an altar made from outdated encyclopedias, about to get sacrificed to the dark powers by a cult of evil Librarians." - Brandon Sanderson

"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

"Just thinking of all the things I'd done getting there and everything I've sacrificed to do so. But what's happening now makes it worth it." - Emeli Sande

"I've always believed everything was about protecting the Clinton power structure and anyone would be sacrificed who got in the way of that." - Gennifer Flowers

"Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!" - Mother Jones

"My parents sacrificed so much for all of us. It makes me want to give back to them by being the best I can be." - Diana Lopez

"I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed." - Siegfried Sassoon

"I am proud to be a Sikh and am a true disciple of Guru Gobind Singh, who sacrificed his entire family for the Sikh religion." - Harbhajan Singh

"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

"I sacrificed six years in L.A. I did my job out here. I made contacts and did the work I had to do." - Amanda Seyfried

"People who were more concerned with themselves and looking good to their readers then they were with the characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story." - Len Wein

"Nelson Mandela is awe inspiring - a person who really sacrificed for what he believed in. I feel truly humbled by him." - Annie Lennox

"The unvarnished truth is that we have spent the last decade funding the machinery of war, and our children have been sacrificed." - Levar Burton

"He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors." - Olympia Brown

"Yet let us not pass from memory those left absent from our arms. Those who sacrificed their lives so that all may live free!" - Spartacus

"If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself." - George Bernard Shaw

"A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else." - Richard Hofstadter

"What has once been settled by a precedent will not be unsettled overnight, for certainty and uniformity are gains not lightly sacrificed. Above all is this true when honest men have shaped their conduct on the faith of the pronouncement." - Benjamin Cardozo

"Our government, taxes, and ideas of freedom are already duplicates of the Old World. Our politicians determine how we should live our lives - and our individual liberties are sacrificed for the benefit of the Fatherland." - Harry Browne

"It has happened, women have helped their husbands, sacrificed their whole lives, never thought about themselves. Their surrender, their devotion to their lovers has been total. In this totality, they have achieved before their lover has." - Rajneesh

"Scientific truth is too beautiful to be sacrificed for the sake of light entertainment or money. Astrology is an aesthetic affront. It cheapens astronomy, like using Beethoven for commercial jingles." - Richard Dawkins

"After Apollo 17, America stopped looking towards the next horizon. The United States had become a space-faring nation, but threw it away. We have sacrificed space exploration for space exploitation, which is interesting but scarcely visionary." - Gene Cernan

"the casualties among us include not just those who are dying, or bleeding, or recovering from injury, but also the caretakers around the edges whose selves fall sacrificed to their charges." - Natalie Kusz

"Everybody has the same energy potential. The average person wastes his in a dozen little ways. I bring mine to bear on one thing only: my paintings, and everything else is sacrificed to it...myself included." - Pablo Picasso

"?"But that's the price we have to pay for stability. You've got to choose between happiness and what people used to call high art. We've sacrificed the high art." - Aldous Huxley

"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

"The politics of courts are so mean that private people would be ashamed to act in the same way; all is trick and finesse, to which the common cause is sacrificed." - Horatio Nelson



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