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Sacrifices Not Needed Quotes


"If you really love one another, you will not be able to avoid making sacrifices." - Mother Teresa

"Empowered women who reach tough or unconventional positions make CHOICES not sacrifices" - Kiran Bedi

"Where love rules, laws are not needed." - Annie Besant

"Everything good requires sacrifices." - Ann Brashares

"The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them." - Saki

"Mr. Harinton was real. There were adults in the world who would actually make sacrifices for others - not just for their own families but for anyone who needed help. Nicholas had always had the impression that families looked after one another, and he had come to understand that, on rare ocassions, children would do the same... But this was different. What Mr. Harinton was doing certainly helped Nicolas - but it also simply felt right to Nicholas. It made him want to be exactly like Mr. Harinton himself." - Trenton Lee Stewart

"Man has his being in truth-if he sacrifices truth he sacrifices himself. Whoever betrays truth betrays himself. It is not a question of lying-but of acting against one's conviction." - Novalis

"Meteors are not needed less than mountains: shine, perishing republic." - Robinson Jeffers

"It must be awful to feel you're not needed." - Anne Frank

"You have to really believe not only in yourself; you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifices." - Zaha Hadid

"I've made sacrifices. I'm not anti-fashion but I've always had a bit of a punk attitude. That's important, I think. I do my own thing." - Sade Adu

"Most people focus on the wrong thing; They focus on the result, not the process. The process is the sacrifice; it's all the hard parts - the sweat, the pain, the tears, the losses. You make the sacrifices anyway. You learn to enjoy them, or at least embrace them. In the end, it is the sacrifices that must fulfill you." - Ronda Rousey

"Men are capable of making great sacrifices, who are not willing to make the lesser ones, on which so much of the happiness of life depends. The great sacrifices are seldom called for, but the minor ones are in daily requisition; and the making them with cheerfulness and grace enhances their value ..." - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington

"Any revolutionary agitation exacts enormous sacrifices, not so much in terms of prison sentences and years of incarceration - which have been raining down by the hundreds of years annually - as in terms of the manifold personal sacrifices sustained by those who commit themselves to revolutionary agitation." - Peter Kropotkin

"My arm was not what she needed, but the arm of someone else. My warmth was not what she needed, but the warmth of someone else." - Haruki Murakami

"Beauty too often sacrifices to fashion. The spirit of fashion is not the beautiful, but the wilful; not the graceful, but the fantastic; not the superior in the abstract, but the superior in the worst of all concretes, - the vulgar." - Leigh Hunt

"Bodybuilding is not just a sport; it's a way of life. If every aspect of your life is not focused on making the sacrifices necessary to build your best physique, you will ultimately fail and never reach your full potential." - Robert Cheeke

"Man habitually sacrifices his life to his purse, but he sacrifices his purse to his vanity." - Miguel De Unamuno

"It stands to reason that if sacrifices are being given, somebody is collecting sacrifices." - Ayn Rand

"What is really needed to make democracy function is not knowledge of facts, but right education." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I was thinking lots of things, but most of them needed to stay thoughts, not words." - Maggie Stiefvater

"What is needed is not a change of circumstance, but a change of consciousness." - Neale Donald Walsch

"I used my history degree about twice a year whether I needed to or not." - Patricia Briggs

"Hollywood needs peripheral people like me. You're not of that world, but you're needed." - Kevin Sessums

"If Earth is considered a closed system, there will be less for all forever. The frontier is closed, the wilderness is gone, nature is being destroyed by human consumers, while billions are starving. The future indeed looks grim, and there are, ultimately, no really long-range, positive solutions, nor motivation for making the sacrifices and doing the hard work needed now, unless we understand that we are evolving from an Earth-only toward an Earth-space or universal species." - Barbara Marx Hubbard

"Love has no thought of self! Love buys not with the ruthless usurer's gold The loathsome prostitution of a hand Without a heart! Love sacrifices all things To bless the thing it loves!" - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"The point of the game is not how well the individual does, but whether the team wins. That's the beautiful heart of the game, the blending of personalities, the mutual sacrifices for the group success." - Bill Bradley

"America's abundance was not created by public sacrifices to the common good, but by the productive genius of free men who pursued their own personal interests and the making of their own private fortunes." - Ayn Rand

"Forget Not: 1)to be patient with yourself. 2) the difference between good and foolish sacrifices. 3) to be happy NOW. 4) the 'why' of the gospel. 5) the Lord loves you." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"In truth, the laboratory is the forecourt of the temple of philosophy, and whoso has not offered sacrifices and undergone purification there has little chance of admission into the sanctuary." - Thomas Huxley

"I learned that a real friendship is not about what you can get, but what you can give. Real friendship is about making sacrifices and investing in people to help them improve their lives." - Eric Thomas

"Everyone makes sacrifices for their job; the movie's not saying that you don't have to work hard. The movie is saying that if you're going to work hard, then make it worth it, believe in what you're doing." - Anne Hathaway

"You must be prepared for further efforts of mind and body and further sacrifices to great causes, if you are not to fall back into the rut if inertia, the confusion of aim and the craven fear of being great." - Winston Churchill

"When I was younger, the people making the sacrifice were my parents. It's not a cheap sport. Luckily, I had parents who made a lot of life sacrifices so I could continue in gymnastics." - Jonathan Horton

"It is our duty and our privilege to exhaust our lives for Jesus. We are not to be living specimens of men in fine preservation, but living sacrifices, whose lot is to be consumed" - Charles Spurgeon

"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

"Love has no thought of self! Love buys not with the ruthless usurer's gold The loathsome prostitution of a hand Without a heart! Love sacrifices all things To bless the thing it loves!" - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required." - Ivan Goncharov

"I don't call them sacrifices. I call them exchanges." - Shawn Johnson

"Compassion is a quality which impels one to perform sacrifices." - Radhanath Swami

"He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither." - Benjamin Franklin

"Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The intellectual and social climate needed to allow entrepreneurship to thrive will not exist in advanced capitalism." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"I do not feel that we should allow a shortage of funds to prevent cities from financing needed projects." - Hubert H Humphrey

"I have never written a book that was not born out of a question I needed to answer for myself." - May Sarton

"People loved you in the way they knew how - and often it was not the way you knew. Or needed." - Josh Lanyon

"I look at myself as the 'Batman' of track - a vigilante. You may not like me, but I'm needed." - Justin Gatlin

"Independent inquiry is needed in your search for truth, not dependence on anyone else's view or a mere book." - Bruce Lee

"Being a cheerful hobbit, he had not needed hope, as long as despair could be postponed. (Of Sam)" - J R R Tolkien

"I do not crave this" But he needed it before he became a danger to himself and others." - J.R. Ward

"That very aggressive, unapologetic leadership style is needed in Washington, D.C., and I'm not afraid to tackle big issues." - Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

"Love of country cannot be a supersized version of individual narcissism. True love of country-of this country-is love of our children, of a creed that promises them a better life before it promises us anything, and embraces the sacrifices needed to make that better life. True love of country is giving ourselves to a cause and a purpose larger than ourselves. And that cause is to make liberty worth having, to make the pursuit of happiness deeper than the quest for personal pleasure, and to leave a legacy of progress and possibility." - Eric Liu

"For a prayer oriented religion the concept of a personal God is needed - to relate to. For meditation-oriented religions God is a useless hypothesis; it can be discarded easily into the dustbin. It is not needed." - Rajneesh

"I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now." - Sanaa Lathan

"The fewer data needed, the better the information. And an overload of information, that is, anything much beyond what is truly needed, leads to information blackout. It does not enrich, but impoverishes." - Peter Drucker

"...fairness," he said, "does not govern life and death. if it did, no good person would ever die." "Strangers," the Blue Man said, "are just family you have yet to come to know." "sacrifice is a part of life. it is supposed to be. it's not something to regret. it's something to aspire to. little sacrifices. big sacrifices. a mother works so her son can go to school. a daughter moves home to take care of her sick father. Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you're not really losing it. you're just passing it on to someone else." - Mitch Albom

"Being a startup entrepreneur is not for everybody and it's not the only desirable career choice. I also know that many people have families and cost obligations that don't allow the kinds of financial risks associated with starting a company. And for others the hours, stresses and sacrifices in personal relationships are not worth it." - Mark Suster

"Being a startup entrepreneur is not for everybody and it's not the only desirable career choice. I also know that many people have families and cost obligations that do' allow the kinds of financial risks associated with starting a company. And for others the hours, stresses and sacrifices in personal relationships are not worth it." - Mark Suster

"It is alleged by men of loose principles , or defective views of the subject, that religion and morality are not necessary or important qualifications for political station. When a citizen gives his vote to a man of immorality , he abuses his civic responsibilty. He sacrifices not only his own interest but that of his neighbor, and he betrays the interest of his country." - Noah Webster

"Truth is no harlot who throws her arms round the neck of him who does not desire her; on the contrary, she is so coy a beauty that even the man who sacrifices everything to her can still not be certain of her favors." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"The gospel which they so greatly needed they would not have; the miracles which Jesus did not always choose to give, they eagerly demanded." - Charles Spurgeon

"I was needed, but I myself did not need. I had followers, but not allies, and only now do I understand the difference. And it is vast." - Steven Erikson

"Make no mistake, dwarf. I fought for you, but I do not love you' 'It was your blade I needed' Tyrion said, 'not your love." - George R R Martin

"The pre-history of our species is hag-ridden with episodes of nightmarish ignorance and calamity, for which religion used to identify, not just the wrong explanation, but the wrong culprit. Human sacrifices were made preeminently in times of epidemics, useless prayers were uttered, bogus miracles attested to, and scapegoats - such as Jews or heretics or witches - hunted down and burned." - Christopher Hitchens

"Here at home, we will strengthen our defenses but not succumb to a siege mentality that sacrifices the open society and liberties and values that we cherish as Americans, because great and proud nations don't hunker down and hide behind walls of suspicion and mistrust." - Barack Obama

"Sometimes we can offer a cure, sometimes only a salve, sometimes not even that. But whatever we can offer, our interventions, and the risks and sacrifices they entail, are justified only if they serve the larger aims of a person's life. When we forget that, the suffering we inflict can be barbaric. When we remember it the good we do can be breathtaking." - Atul Gawande

"When we make jokes about being lazy, or things that look like we're lazy parents, we don't want to make it appear like we're not also incredibly hardworking people when it comes to striving at our vocational things. I do think it's a conversation, but a lot of times, you make sacrifices for the sake of jokes, or for the sake of a scene." - Lucas Neff

"Do not degrade me in the military uniform I wear for it represents the love I have for my country, and the sacrifices myself and millions of other American soldiers make everyday to protect the freedom we enjoy by living in the United States of America." - Larry David

"I do occasionally wonder, if you were to bring to life one of those young men who sacrificed themselves in what was advertised to them as the Great War, and the war to end all war, and show them that we're still engaged in armed conflict in the same area, I'm not sure that they would be pleased about what their sacrifices amounted to." - Russell Crowe

"Life is made up not necessarily of great sacrifices or high-level duties but of little things. The smiles, the kindnesses, the commitments and obligations and responsibilities that are given habitually and lovingly are the blessings that win and preserve the heart and bring comfort to one's self as we as to others. This is the ministry of service performed by every useful life." - John Templeton

"If we make sacrifices in doing good or in doing ill, it does not alter the ultimate value of our actions; even if we stake our life in the cause, as martyrs do for the sake of our church : it is a sacrifice to our longing for power, or for the purpose of conserving our sense of power." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"And what is the religion of many persons but a kind of demonism that delights in human sacrifices and causes them to look with horror on the greatest part of mankind? Plutarch, it is well known, has observed very justly that it is better not to believe in a god than to believe him to be a capricious and malevolent being." - Richard Price

"I liked being Doc Holliday. It's fun to be insightful and aristocratic, to stand up for your friend and make sacrifices for him. It was fun to be arrogant like he was and have the goods to back it up. He was a very noble character. Although, let's not forget, he did kill a lot of people." - Val Kilmer

"If a fast doesn't include any sacrifices, then it's not a fast. The discomfort is where the magic happens. Life zips along, unchecked and automatic. We default to our lifestyles, enjoying our privileges tra la la, but a fast interrupts that rote trajectory. Jesus gets a fresh platform in the empty space where indulgence resided." - Jen Hatmaker

"What nearly everybody in my life had misunderstood about Satanism was that it is not about ritual sacrifices, digging up graves and worshipping the devil. The devil doesn't exist. Satanism is about worshipping yourself, because you are responsible for your own good and evil." - Marilyn Manson

"I needed to touch her, like I needed to breathe." - Kami Garcia

"He needed a woman. Bad." - Linda Howard

"We are not lacking in the dynamic forces needed to create the future. We live immersed in a sea of energy beyond all comprehension." - Thomas Berry

"Foreign Assistance is not an end in itself. The purpose of aid must be to create the conditions where it is no longer needed." - Barack Obama

"The essence of charity ... was not deciding what others needed and giving it to them, but giving them what they wanted." - Jane Smiley

"The car has made our lives more difficult. If not for it, we would have everything we needed within walking distance." - Siddharth Katragadda

"Sincerity is not test of truth-no evidence of correctness of conduct. You may take poison sincerely believing it the needed medicine, but will it save your life?" - Tryon Edwards

"To have your attention in the Now is not a denial of what is needed in your life. It is recognition of what is primary." - Eckhart Tolle

"An educated person is not necessarily the one who has the knowledge, but the one who knows where to get it when needed." - Napoleon Hill

"But he could not renounce his infinite capacity for illusion at the very moment he needed it most... he saw fireflies where there were none." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"I'm not doing anything, and yet I'm also doing the most important thing a man can do: I'm listening to what I needed to hear from myself." - Paulo Coelho

"In this culture, God is not the highest entity; mukti or liberation is the highest goal. We are willing to use God as a stepping stone, if needed." - Jaggi Vasudev

"I have always thought that what is needed is the development of people who are interested not in being leaders as much as in developing leadership in others." - Ella Baker

"Well, I'm not saying that America is a bad place or anything. I just think 9/11 needed to happen sooner or later." - Zach Braff

"The qualities most needed are charity and tolerance, not some form of fanatical faith such as is offered to us by the various rampant isms" - Bertrand Russell

"It's about not accepting every challenge thrown at you. Sometimes you hold back and when it's needed you go for it." - Sachin Tendulkar

"I tried to tell you that it's not Spade in there." "You could have tried harder. I absolutely never needed to know that Ian was pierced down there." - Jeaniene Frost

"I realized that there were times when we talked not because we needed to communicate anything important, but simply because we each drew comfort from the other's voice" - Nicholas Sparks

"Intelligence is not only the ability to reason; it is also the ability to find relevant material in memory and to deploy attention when needed." - Daniel Kahneman

"Easy was for people too weak to suck it up and do what needed to be done. And I wasn't weak. Not anymore." - Jennifer Estep

"I needed to see, needed to know, needed a whole lot more." - Ellen Hopkins

"So it is that we can seldom help anybody. Either we don't know what part to give or maybe we don't like to give any part of ourselves. Then, more often than not, the part that is needed is not wanted. And even more often, we do not have the part that is needed." - Norman Maclean

"The Americans had not played a very prominent part in the war of 1914-1918, he (Adolf Hitler) thought, and moreover, had not made any great sacrifices of blood. They would certainly not withstand a trial by fire, for their fighting qualities were low. In general no such thing as an American people existed as a unit; they were nothing but a mass of immigrants from many nations and many races." - Albert Speer

"For us, warriors are not what you think of as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights, because no one has the right to take another life. The warrior, for us, is one who sacrifices himself for the good of others. His task is to take care of the elderly, the defenseless, those who can not provide for themselves, and above all, the children, the future of humanity." - Sitting Bull

"Every politician just has to remember how he got his position in the first place. A young candidate running for Congress or any outsider interested in public office could only achieve his goals by relying on soft power. They could not force anyone to vote for them. They needed to convince their potential voters, they needed to do fundraising, they needed to be attractive candidates." - Joseph Nye

"To love is to know the sacrifices which eternity exacts from life." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"Our ideals, like the gods of old, are constantly demanding human sacrifices." - George Bernard Shaw

"A man who sacrifices for his wife and serves her becomes much more attractive to her." - Jimmy Evans

"Some of us weren't born for rewards, Froi. We were born for sacrifices." - Melina Marchetta

"...we understand only the individual's capacity to make sacrifices for the community, for his fellow men." - Adolf Hitler

"Love between man and woman cannot be built without sacrifices and self-denial." - Pope John Paul Ii

"No man achieves great success who is unwilling to make personal sacrifices." - Napoleon Hill

"Christianity is haunted by the theory of a God with a craving for bloody sacrifices." - John B S Haldane

"God sacrifices himself for man and puts himself where only man deserves to be." - John Stott

"Republics, like individuals, who are benefited by personal sacrifices, are proverbially ungrateful." - Epes Sargent

"When we make little sacrifices we like to have them appreciated, at least..." - Louisa May Alcott

"Quiet moves often make a stronger impression than a wild combination with heavy sacrifices." - Mikhail Tal

"It is the responsibility of the living to make meaningful the sacrifices of the dead." - Stephen R Donaldson

"A people without the memories of heroic suffering and sacrifices are a people without a history." - John Brown Gordon

"The happiness of married life depends upon making small sacrifices with readiness and cheerfulness." - John Selden

"But sometimes, in order to win, you have to make sacrifices." - Jodi Picoult

"Ronnie:" I guess I'm okay with that.But it's not going to be easy for you. They don't have a lot of fishing or mudding around here. Will:" I figured." Ronnie" And not a lot of beach volleyball,either. Especially in January." Will" I guess I'll have to make some sacrifices." Ronnie."Maybe if you're lucky, we can find you some other ways to occupy Your time." - Nicholas Sparks

"If the German nation wants to end a state of affairs that threatens its extermination in Europe, it must not fall into the error of the pre-War period and make enemies of God and the world; it must recognize the most dangerous enemy and strike at him with all its concentrated power. And if this victory is obtained through sacrifices elsewhere, the coming generations of our people will not condemn us." - Adolf Hitler

"True, what you sacrifice for the world is but poorly recognized by it; for it is man that rules and reaps the harvest; the thousand night watches and sacrifices by which a mother secures the state a hero or a poet are forgotten, not even mentioned, for the mother herself does not mention them, and so one century after another do the wives, unknown and unrewarded send forth the arrows, the starts the storm-birds and the nightingales of time." - Jean Paul

"One does not structure the church to meet the felt needs and desires of the tares. The purpose of corporate assembly, which has its roots in the Old Testament, is for the people of God to come together corporately to offer their sacrifices of praise and worship to God. So the first rule of worship is that it be designed for believers to worship God in a way that pleases God." - R C Sproul

"Time is the thing. A show like this pulls all your time away from you. Usually I'll get home from work on a Saturday about 10am (after doing night shooting) and I'll sleep until Saturday afternoon. Saturday night and Sunday I'm usually feeling wiped out and I've not seen Holly all week. It's a pretty full-on life, but what do you do? I love my work and there are sacrifices." - Alex O'Loughlin

"A dinner! How horrible! I am to be made the pretext for killing all those wretched animals and birds, and fish! Thank you for nothing. Now if it were to be a fast instead of a feast; say a solemn three days' abstention from corpses in my honour, I could at least pretend to believe that it was disinterested. Blood sacrifices are not in my line" - George Bernard Shaw

"It is only by fidelity in little things that the grace of true love to God can be sustained, and distinguished from a passing fervor of spirit. . . . No one can well believe that our piety is sincere, when our behavior is lax and irregular in its little details. What probability is there that we should not hesitate to make the greatest sacrifices, when we shrink from the smallest?" - Francois Fenelon

"Yes and no. Because America has only about 1 percent of the population serving in the military, it is hard for many civilians to understand the sacrifices military families make. However, my experience is that after the Vietnam War, the public learned that they should support the military whether or not they support the war. You've seen that outpouring of support for the veterans of both Iraq and Afghanistan." - Steve Stivers

"We all want to be liked, loved, or needed. That is fine. What is not fine is what we are willing to do to make sure we are liked, or loved or needed. When we make the needs and wants of others a priority in our lives, we devalue ourselves." - Iyanla Vanzant

"I didn't walk over and talk to him, though, not then. If I needed the time for a tree branch to become just a tree branch again and the wind to become just the wind, then a boy, most of all, needed some time to be only a boy." - Deb Caletti

"I don't despise you for what you allowed to happen to me. I despise you because when I was released, you refused to be found and I needed you more than anything in my life. Not to mend my broken bones, Arjuro. I needed my brother to mend my broken spirit." - Melina Marchetta

"People have to feel needed. Frequently, we just offer a job and 'perks.' We don't always offer people a purpose. When people feel there is a purpose and that they're needed, there's not much else to do except let them do the work." - Maya Angelou

"Also, in my bedroom, nobody minded if I kept the hall door half-open, allowing in enough light that I was not scared of the dark, and, just as important, allowing me to read secretly, after my bedtime, using the dim hallway light to read by, if I needed to. I always needed to." - Neil Gaiman

"I'm not ashamed that I need glasses for distance. I did not feel like I needed to have all of that hair, which was typical Star Jones, or the extra lashes or the heavy makeup." - Star Jones

"What is needed [to combat terrorism], in my view, is resolve, not retreat; courage, not concession. Rather than thinking in terms of an exit strategy, focus on a strategy for success." - Donald Rumsfeld

"I can remember no time when I did not understand that my mother must write books because people would have and read them; but I cannot remember one hour in which her children needed her and did not find her." - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

"When a poor person dies of hunger it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed." - Mother Teresa

"She needed to talk, she needed to cry, she needed to vent all her frustrations and disappointments." - Cecelia Ahern

"Martyrs are needed to create incidents. Incidents are needed to create revolutions. Revolutions are needed to create progress." - Chester Himes

"This book fills a much-needed gap." - Moses Hadas

"New gods arise when they are needed." - Josephine Winslow Johnson

"Determination is the strength needed to succeed." - Dan Gable

"What is needed, is an awakening." - Terence Mckenna

"I needed to stay in the character." - Michael Pitt

"The mindset that is needed, the capabilities that are needed, the metrics that are needed, the whole culture that is needed for discontinuous innovation, are fundamentally different." - Vijay Govindarajan

"Little Boy Blue... he needed the money!" - Andrew Dice Clay

"I needed a break... from myself." - Jay Asher

"Even the powerful needed protection sometimes." - J.R. Ward

"And I provide much- needed eye candy." - Veronica Roth

"Would we codify the laws that should reign in households, and whose daily transgression annoys and mortifies us, and degrades our household life, we must adorn every day with sacrifices. Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Not mythical material productive forces, but reason and ideas determine the course of human affairs. What is needed to stop the trend toward socialism and despotism is common-sense and moral courage." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Yet one more item is needed to complete success, and that is the rendering of service to others in the community. Without this the mere satisfaction of selfish desire does not reach the top notch." - Robert Baden-Powell

"It was not long before English Law took the one step needed to produce the modern scheme of legal remedies. And when it did, it used the Writ of Trespass as the starting point." - Edward Jenks



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