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"I'm not really the sacrificing type." - Franny Billingsley

"I'm not really the sacrificing type." - Franny Billingsley

"Love is nothing but giving, tolerating and sacrificing." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Sacrificing minions: is there any problem it CAN'T solve?" - Rich Burlew

"That's love, giving everything, sacrificing all without hope of return." - Albert Camus

"We ought to live sacrificing, and singing, and dancing..." - Plato

"The world is perishing from an orgy of self-sacrificing." - Ayn Rand

"In marriage you are not sacrificing yourself to the other person. You are sacrificing yourself to the relationship." - Joseph Campbell

"Morality is standing by your friends, standing by people when it's not popular. It's sacrificing things on a big international stage, and sometimes it's sacrificing your basic comforts." - Sandra Bernhard

"Sacrificing one's life on the altar of literature is in some ways like sacrificing a goat to some malicious spirit. It's not always a humane or necessary decision." - Matthew Specktor

"When you are faced with choices, you can achieve your dreams without sacrificing your integrity." - Mary Whipple

"Bad debt is sacrificing your future day needs for your present day desires." - Suze Orman

"Sacrificing myself to kill Hilary Clinton was the best thing I could possibly do for humanity" - Jeff Foxworthy

"Never let us be guilty of sacrificing any portion of truth on the altar of peace." - J C Ryle

"A lesson without pain is meaningless. For you cannot gain something without sacrificing something in return..." - Hiromu Arakawa

"Today, society is sacrificing love, values and dharma in its pursuit of materialistic gains." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Sacrificing the earth for paradise is giving up the substance for the shadow." - Victor Hugo

"The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness." - Adolf Hitler

"When a man becomes a conformist, he is sacrificing the richness of independent thinking." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sacrificing good men to journalism is like sending William Faulkner to work for Time magazine." - Hunter S Thompson

"I would not flinch from sacrificing even a million lives for India's liberty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I want her to be happy. It's worth sacrificing myself." -Eddie" - Richelle Mead

"I'm proud, I've been working with this kind of self-sacrificing people like you." - Islom Karimov

"There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made." - Michelle Obama

"Surrender . . .sacrificing my life or suffering in order to change what needs to be changed" - Rick Warren

"With existing technology, we can enforce airport security without sacrificing our personal privacy." - Tom Udall

"The self-sacrificing, servant aspect of the Christian life has many parallels to parenthood." - Philip Yancey

"Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose." - Albert Schweitzer

"I just don't think any job is worth sacrificing your private life for." - Harry Lloyd

"The old approach of sacrificing the needs of one group to benefit another just won't work." - Michael K Simpson

"The trick to balance is to not make sacrificing important things become the norm." - Simon Sinek

"The body is amazingly stubborn when it comes to sacrificing itself to the annihilating directions of the mind." - Sylvia Plath

"Peace will never be entirely secure until men everywhere have learned to conquer poverty without sacrificing liberty or security." - Norman Thomas

"The most beautiful act of faith is the one made in darkness, in sacrificing, and with extreme effort." - Pio of Pietrelcina

"To be a socialist is to submit the I to the thou; socialism is sacrificing the individual to the whole." - Joseph Goebbels

"Lent is a good time for sacrificing. Let us deny ourselves something every day to help others," - Pope Francis

"We cannot expect the deepest friendship unless we are willing to pay the price, a self-sacrificing love." - Francis Nathan Peloubet

"Many a friendship - long, loyal, and self-sacrificing - rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word." - Frederick William Faber

"I see the necessity of sacrificing our opinions sometimes to the opinions of others for the sake of harmony." - Thomas Jefferson

"Risk the stuff. It's worthless anyway. But don't make the insane choice of sacrificing your happiness for stuff." - Steve Pavlina

"Nothing can be attained without suffering but at the same time one must begin by sacrificing suffering." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"The old question still remains: Can a free people restrain crime without sacrificing fundamental liberties and a heritage of compassion?" - Gerald R Ford

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

"Many a friendship, long, loyal, and self-sacrificing, rested at first on no thicker a foundation than a kind word." - Frederick William Faber

"The cause of most of man's unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Love was worth sacrificing for, he thought as he left his room. Even if it wasn't yours. -Phury's thoughts" - J.R. Ward

"Being a mother has been my greatest teacher and also the most self-sacrificing thing I've ever done." - Katey Sagal

"Meditation is the ultimate selfless act, because when you meditate you are sacrificing your puny personality for the universal reality." - Frederick Lenz

"It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good." - Maria Mitchell

"Love is more than a noun-it is a verb; it is more than a feeling-it is caring, sharing, helping, sacrificing." - William Arthur Ward

"Napoleon affords us an example of the danger of elevating one's self to the absolute, and sacrificing everything to the carrying out of an idea." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We'll organize workers in this movement as long as we're willing to sacrifice. The moment we stop sacrificing, we stop organizing." - Cesar Chavez

"The morrow of this day will be eternity; then Jesus will return you a hundred fold the lovely, rightful joys that you are sacrificing for him." - Therese Of Lisieux

"Lust is about satisfaction. Love is about sacrificing, serving, surrendering, sharing, supporting, and even suffering for others. Most love songs are actually lust songs." - Rick Warren

"Excesses are essentially gestures. It is easy to be extremely cruel, magnanimous, humble or self-sacrificing when we see ourselves as actors in a performance." - Eric Hoffer

"I have a personal belief that you never have to give up liberty for security. You can still provide security without sacrificing our Bill of Rights." - Ron Paul

"The cross solved our problem by first revealing our real problem, our universal pattern of scapegoating and sacrificing others. The cross exposes forever the scene of our crime." - Richard Rohr

"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

"Basketball is a game of sacrificing yourself for the next guy, being a team that takes good shots, and taking the right shots" - David Blatt

"I fight for the man next to me. It don't matter about me, what matters about me is sacrificing for you; for the ultimate goal which is us." - Ray Lewis

"The TV's the altar. I'm what people are sacrificing to.' 'What do they sacrifice?' asked Shadow. 'Their time, mostly,' said Lucy. 'Sometimes each other." - Neil Gaiman

"It's a great opportunity to lower costs without sacrificing quality. If a retailer is not leveraging this capability, they are certainly missing something." - Marc Chandler

"The pain of sacrificing our old selves is nothing compared to the joy of Christ living in us in our transformed lives." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"At the end of the day, anything I think I'm sacrificing I'm just giving up because it makes me feel better." - Robert Downey Jr

"Which would prove I'm a monster, Arnie? Sacrificing the people I love for the fight? Or walking away from the fight to save the people i love?" - David Wong

"Well, there was a time when we used to sacrifice goats, but then we all became vegans, so we've been sacrificing tofu before the shows!" - Jared Leto

"It's possible to love without sacrificing-but who would notice? For love is demonstrated only through sacrifice-without it, love is invisible." - Andrew Williams

"A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the continent...sacrificing his ease, and hazarding all in the cause of his country." - John Quincy Adams

"Your love should be so far reaching, earnest, biblical, Christ-centered, pure, and self-sacrificing that the world may hate you for it." - Kevin Deyoung

"Chesterton spoke of 'the modern and morbid habit of always sacrificing the normal to the abnormal.' It would be hard to sum up liberalism for succinctly." - Joseph Sobran

"Sacrificing everything for one's craft is something some people can't help. They can't help themselves. They must do it. They're driven to do it." - Joyce Johnson

"I think one of the dangers of humor is becoming seduced by it and sacrificing the story for a few laughs." - Matthew Healy

"Jesus died as He had lived-praying, forgiving, loving, sacrificing, trusting, quoting Scripture. If I die as I have lived, how will I die?" - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

"Depend upon it, my younger brethren, the bright, self-sacrificing enthusiasms of early manhood are among the most precious things in the whole course of human life." - Henry Liddon

"The star system has us making pictures with personalities rather than stories, sacrificing everything in order to keep some old bags playing young women." - Gregg Toland

"Good can be done in a life in which Evil is the life principle, but only at the cost of the doer's sacrificing his life." - Imre Kertesz

"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

"All the money needed to send and support an army of self-sacrificing, joy-spreading ambassadors is already in the church." - John Piper

"Well, you know, I think the American people are sacrificing now. I think they're waiting in airport lines longer than they've ever had before." - George W Bush

"Many schools today are sacrificing social studies, the arts and physical education so children can cover basic subjects like math, English and science." - Geoffrey Canada

"[T]he more one is conscious of one's political bias, the more chance one has of acting politically without sacrificing one's aesthetic and intellectual integrity." - George Orwell

"If it is in our power to prevent something bad from happening, without thereby sacrificing anything of comparable moral importance, we ought, morally, to do it." - Peter Singer

"Our culture has created two almost irreconcilable descriptions of a 'good woman.' The first is the individual achiever; the second, the self-sacrificing domestic goddess." - Martha Beck

"Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot." - Gabby Douglas

"All artists are self-sacrificing human beings, and to become an artist is nothing but to devote oneself to the subterranean gods." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"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

"Usually, in romantic comedies, you end up sacrificing a great deal of the complexity - you know, just two attractive people and a good soundtrack." - Timothy Olyphant

"Sacrificing American soldiers or innocent civilians in an unprecedented preemptive attack on a separate sovereign nation may well prove itself a most temporary medicine." - Sean Penn

"We are sacrificing ourselves for our ready-made goods; we are consumers and live in such a way that the means may consume the end." - Karl Kraus

"Man-every man-is an end in himself, not a means to the ends of others; he must live for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself; he must work for his rational self-interest, with the achievement of his own happiness as the highest moral purpose of his life." - Ayn Rand

"The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider what it is that they are sacrificing when they follow in a herd, or when they cater for their establishment." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Evolutionary plasticity can be purchased only at the ruthlessly dear price of continuously sacrificing some individuals to death from unfavourable mutations. Bemoaning this imperfection of nature has, however, no place in a scientific treatment of this subject." - Theodosius Dobzhansky

"...the crimes of violence committed for selfish, personal motives are historically insignificant compared to those committed ad majorem gloriam Dei, out of a self-sacrificing devotion to the flag, a leader, a religeous faith or political conviction." - Arthur Koestler

"Man is not equally moral at all hours, this is well known. If his morality is judged to be the capability for great self-sacrificing resolutions and self-denial (which, when continuous and grown habitual, are called holiness)" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Beneath the dingy uniformity of international fashions in dress, man remains what he has always been; a splendid fighting animal, a self-sacrificing hero, and a blood thirsty savage." - William Ralph Inge

"Every time that we try to lift a problem from our own shoulders, and shift that problem to the hands of the government, to the same extent we are sacrificing the liberties of our people." - John F Kennedy

"A thousand wheels of labor are turned by dear affections, and kept in motion by self-sacrificing endurance; and the crowds that pour forth in the morning and return at night are daily procession of love and duty." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Many of us, whether in the jungles of Asia or on the streets of Chicago, had discovered that noble causes can lead to ignoble actions and that we were capable of sacrificing honor to a sense of efficacy." - Linda Grant

"Han?" "Yeah, sweetie." "How do you teach a man not to be a noble, long-suffering, self-sacrificing idiot?" "I don't know, sweetie. Mostly I shoot them." "I'll consider that." - Troy Denning

"Fear is the State's psychological weapon of choice to frighten citizens into sacrificing their basic freedoms and rule-of-law protections in exchange for the security promised by their all-powerful government." - Philip Zimbardo

"Altars should face the east, and should always be placed on a lower level than are the statues in the temples, so that those who are praying and sacrificing may look upwards towards the divinity." - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

"Being famous very often means sacrificing your privacy and that of others. You have to impose on those close to you a pace and lifestyle that might be a bigger sacrifice for others than it is for you." - Giorgio Armani

"My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty." - Julia Margaret Cameron

"The real artist has no idea that he is sacrificing himself for art. He does "what he does for one reason and one reason only-he can't help doing it"" - Alma Gluck

"I wasn't afraid of being poor; I rather took it for granted. I was good at getting by with very little. I couldn't imagine sacrificing my writing to anything else." - Marge Piercy

"Is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater courage? Without her, man would not be. If nonviolence is to be the law of our being, the future is with women." - Mahatma Gandhi

"If after all your efforts you cannot succeed, you could not please our Lord more than by sacrificing to Him your will, and remaining in tranquility, humility, and devotion, entirely conformed and submissive to His divine will and good pleasure." - Saint Francis De Sales

"There is something inherently wrong, something out of accord with the ideals of representative democracy, when one portion of our citizenship turns its activities to private gain amid defensive war while another is fighting, sacrificing, or dying for national preservation." - Warren G Harding

"A thousand wheels of labor are turned by dear affections, and kept in motion by self-sacrificing endurance; and the crowds that pour forth in the morning and return at night are daily procession of love and duty." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"Even if you fulfill your hearts desire, by sacrificing something important, you may not necessarily be happy. Happiness does' come in one form, it determined by your own heart." - Ai Yazawa

"Han?" "Yeah, sweetie." "How do you teach a man not to be a noble, long-suffering, self-sacrificing idiot?" "I do' know, sweetie. Mostly I shoot them." "I"ll consider that." - Troy Denning

"We should also give students more flexibility in the courses they take in high school to prepare them for whatever their goals may be, without sacrificing our rigorous academic standards." - Rick Perry

"Nobody knows you as well as our spouse. And that means no one will be quicker to recognize a change when you deliberately start sacrificing your wants and wishes to make sure his or her needs are met." - Stephen Kendrick

"A lesson without pain is meaningless. For you cannot gain anything without sacrificing something else in return, but once you have overcome it and made it your own...you will gain an irreplaceable fullmetal heart." - Hiromu Arakawa

"In my fantasies, I was always caught up in heroic struggles, and I saw myself saving lives, sacrificing myself for others. I had far loftier ambitions than mere romance." - Irene Gut Opdyke

"Communists should be the most farsighted, the most self-sacrificing, the most resolute, and the least prejudiced in sizing up situations, and should rely on the majority of the masses and win their support." - Mao Zedong

"The people are urged to be patriotic ... by sacrificing their own children. Patriotism requires allegience to the flag, which means obedience and readiness to kill father, mother, brother, sister." - Emma Goldman

"Luke warm people are continually concerned with playing it safe; they are slaves to the god of control. This focus on safe living keeps them from sacrificing and risking for God." - Francis Chan

"I doubt if we nuns are really as self-sacrificing as we must seem to be to you who live in the world. We don't give everything for nothing, you know. The mystery plays fair." - Elizabeth Goudge

"Either fraternity is spontaneous, or it does not exist. To decree it is to annihilate it. The law can indeed force men to remain just; in vain would it would try to force them to be self-sacrificing." - Frederic Bastiat

"Greed can be very dangerous because you sacrifice your soul for the sake of something material, and then you start sacrificing people in order to keep that which is material." - Eartha Kitt

"Even if you fulfill your hearts desire, by sacrificing something important, you may not necessarily be happy. Happiness doesn't come in one form, it determined by your own heart." - Ai Yazawa

"The founders of the Republic dealt with things as they were presented to them, in a spirit of self sacrificing Patriotism and as time has proved, with a comprehensive wisdom which it will always be safe for us to consult" - Franklin Pierce

"We become converted and spiritually self-reliant as we prayerfully live our covenants-through worthily partaking of the sacrament, being worthy of a temple recommend, and sacrificing to serve others." - Robert D. Hales

"Liberty is inseparable from social justice, and those who dissociate them, sacrificing the first with the purpose of attaining the second more quickly, are the true barbarians of our time." - Mario Vargas Llosa

"When people say, 'Religion is all right for some, but I am not religious, and it means nothing to me,' is it because they have not experienced the uplift that comes from sacrificing for and serving their fellowmen?" - John H. Vandenberg

"It was impossible to reconcile the repeal of the Corn Laws by me with the keeping together of the Conservative party, and I had no hesitation in sacrificing the subordinate object, and with it my own political interests." - Robert Peel

"I've always paid attention to religion... because I grew up in a religious background, but I've never felt a part of any of them. I think there's something to be drawn from most of them - other than goat sacrificing." - Brad Pitt

"Altars should face the east, and should always be placed on a lower level than are the statues in the temples, so that those who are praying and sacrificing may look upwards towards the divinity." - Vitruvius

"The idea of selling out is not so much a dollar amount, but are you sacrificing the service to the customers. You have to ask yourself, 'Are you betraying your users?" - Jesse Sanchez

"I think that you sign a sort of unwritten contract when you become a public figure, when you become an actor, that you're sacrificing a certain amount of privacy and parts of your life change." - Olivia Wilde

"Lenin is not comparable to any revolutionary figure in history. Revolutionaries have had ideals. Lenin has none. He is a madman, an immolator, wishful of burning, and slaughter, and sacrificing." - Peter Kropotkin

"The temple of Ceres should be in a solitary spot out of the city, to which the public are not necessarily led but for the purpose of sacrificing to her." - Marcus V. Pollio

"Surely there must be some way to find a husband or, for that matter, merely an escort, without sacrificing one's privacy, self-respect, and interior decorating scheme. For example, men could be imported from the developing countries..." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"It is only by enlarging the scope of one's tastes and one's fantasies, by sacrificing everything to pleasure, that that unfortunate individual called man, thrown despite himself into this sad world, can succeed in gathering a few roses..." - Marquis De Sade

"I've always paid attention to religion ... because I grew up in a religious background, but I've never felt a part of any of them. I think there's something to be drawn from most of them - other than goat sacrificing." - Brad Pitt

"There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man." - Edgar Allan Poe

"If it came to saving the life of one priest or sacrificing the life of an entire congregation, the church would save the life of the priest. Which is backwards, of course." - Rob Walton

"What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully." - Victor Cherbuliez

"I've been sacrificing my life for my work for 30 years, and now I want it the other way around. I want to find work that fits into my life and that would be based here." - Glenn Close

"My mother's no dummy. She taught the lesson about sacrificing for your kids, but also that if your kids hit it big, they better make it up to you for those years. She's gotten her sacrifices back with interest." - Sean Combs

"The real artist has no idea that he is sacrificing himself for art. He does what he does for one reason and one reason only-he can't help doing it." - Alma Gluck

"I try to keep my ear to the streets without sacrificing who I am as an artist. If a song needs a drum machine I'll use a drum machine. If it needs a drummer, I'll use a real drummer." - Teena Marie

"When your country is in a costly war, with our soldiers sacrificing abroad and our nation facing a debt crisis at home, being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare - it's patriotism." - Cory Booker

"The artist who gives up an hour of work for an hour of conversation with a friend knows that he is sacrificing a reality for something that does not exist." - Marcel Proust

"I do think that my Indian classical audiences thought I was sacrificing them through working with George; I became known as the 'fifth Beatle.' In India, they thought I was mad." - Ravi Shankar

"As leakers take great risks in releasing information, assuring them that they are not sacrificing themselves in vain and that their leaks would have public consequences would most likely encourage more people to leak." - Evgeny Morozov

"The temple of Ceres should be in a solitary spot out of the city, to which the public are not necessarily led but for the purpose of sacrificing to her." - Vitruvius

"We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their missions and sacrificing so much to give the Iraqi people a chance for a more peaceful and prosperous future." - Ron Kind

"The 'economy' became a god such as never before, and a happy, successful society was one that could please this god - sometimes by sacrificing beautiful things - to keep the deity from getting angry and harming the people by withdrawing favours." - Michael Leunig



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