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"Art for art's sake, money for God's sake." - Simon Raven

"My favorite drink is sake." - Caity Lotz

"We need religion for religions's sake, morality for morality's sake and art for art's sake." - Victor Cousin

"Art for art's sake, and creation for creation's sake, and love for love's sake" - Rajneesh

"We must have religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake, as with art for art's sake." - Victor Cousin

"Work for your own soul's sake." - Edgar Lee Masters

"I write Not For the sake of glory Not For the sake of fame Not For the sake of success But for the sake of my soul" - Rachel

"For goodness sake, look at those cakes." - James Brown

"Leaving his country for his country's sake." - Charles Fitzgeoffrey

"Danger for danger's sake is senseless." - Leigh Hunt

"Freedom exists for the sake of love." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Nothing should be done for spite's sake." - Winston Churchill

"Photographers aren't artists, for goodness sake." - Diana Vreeland

"For God's sake look after our people." - Robert Falcon Scott

"Everything's funny for God's sake. Everything." - Gloria Estefan

"Phillipians 4:13 for Pete's sake!" - Jan Karon

"Literature is for the sake of humanity." - Cynthia Ozick

"Knowledge for the sake of knowledge! Truth for truth's sake! This is inhuman." - Miguel De Unamuno

"Art for art's sake makes no more sense than gin for gin's sake." - W Somerset Maugham

"Love people for the sake of God, but never love God for the sake of people." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Don't forgive your enemies for their sake - do it for your sake." - Bill Bartmann

"It's not art for art's sake, it's art for my sake." - D H Lawrence

"I mean, art for art's sake is ridiculous. Art is for the sake of one's needs." - Carl Andre

"Never rebel for the sake of rebelling, but always rebel for the sake of truth." - Criss Jami

"Do what you do only for God's sake, start for God's sake, work for God's sake, and act within the sphere of God's good approval." - Said Nursi

"For his sake I'm sorry that Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil, but for our sake and the sake of music I'm glad he did." - Moby

"Man and wife, Coupled together for the sake of strife." - Charles Churchill

"This idea of art for art's sake is a hoax." - Pablo Picasso

"All wars are fought for the sake of getting money." - Plato

"For thy sake, tobacco, I Would do anything but die." - Charles Lamb

"For pity's sake, don't start meeting troubles halfway." - Teresa of Avila

"Sure I'm cut but not for the sake of vanity..." - Dean Karnazes

"My parents are private investigators for God's sake." - Johann Heinrich Lambert

"God is never angry for His sake, only for ours." - Thomas Aquinas

"We are here for the sake of others" - Albert Einstein

"Perhaps [James Herondale] loved vice for vice's own sake." - Cassandra Clare

"What on earth are you doing for Heaven's sake?" - Anonymous

"For heaven's sake, don't write writing. Write reading!" - Avi

"Clean your freakin' fryer. Be responsible for Christ's sake!" - Jon Taffer

"Art for art's sake is dead, if it ever lived." - Edward Steichen

"There seems to be more comedy for comedy's sake" - Todd Barry

"Slipping into madness is good for the sake of comparison" - Jenny Holzer

"You are brave! For my sake, do not be rash!" - Kenneth Grahame

"Art for art's sake. [Lat., Ars gratia artis.]" - Howard Dietz

"For my sake, the entire world was created." - Baal Shem Tov

"Orthogonality for orthogonality's sake is not something I'm keen on." - Larry Wall

"All great things are done for their own sake." - Robert Frost

"Oh for god's sake. I'll just carry you." - Veronica Roth

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

"The world exists for the sake of kindness." - Rashi

"I try not to get too cute for cute's sake." - Drew Goddard

"I don't believe in nudity for nudity's sake, nothing gratuitous." - Natalie Dormer

"Art has no purpose. It exists for its own sake." - Paula Scher

"I believe in doing good for good's sake." - John Henrik Clarke

"O for God's sake they are connected underneath." - Muriel Rukeyser

"I play the game for the game's own sake." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Growth for the sake of growth is a cancerous madness." - Edward Abbey

"We loved the doctrine for the teacher's sake." - Daniel Defoe

"Don't clap I'm not a jazz band for Christ's sake." - Dylan Moran

"I am not interested in poetry for poetry's sake." - Ernesto Cardenal

"Propaganda is necessary only for the sake of money!" - Sri Aurobindo

"I'm Irish, for gods sake. I'm a romantic." - Pierce Brosnan

"Sometimes blood, for the sake of sparing it, is spilled." - Vittorio Alfieri

"We love the precepts for the teacher's sake." - George Farquhar

"I learned to love dance for its own sake." - Suzanne Farrell

"I'm Gordon Ramsay, for goodness sake: people know I'm volatile." - Gordon Ramsay

"I'm not into power for the sake of it." - Helen Clark

"For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love." - John Donne

"I'm not interested in business for business's sake." - Dasha Zhukova

"There seems to be more comedy for comedy's sake." - Todd Barry

"I won't do something just for the sake of working." - Juliette Binoche

"Never ran away for the sake of scars." - Andy Biersack

"Oh, for God's sake... get a life, will you?" - William Shatner

"there are four degrees of love: 1) Love of self for self's sake. 2) Love of God for self's sake. 3) Love of God for God's own sake. 4) Love of self for God's sake." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"Politics is not about winning for the sake of winning." - Paul Wellstone

"I have never designed a language for its own sake." - Niklaus Wirth

"Men exist for the sake of one another." - Marcus Aurelius

"If you're rude for television's sake, it ain't reality TV." - Pete Waterman

"Being mean just for being mean's sake isn't funny." - Kaitlin Olson

"For thy sake, tobacco, I would do anything but die." - Charles Lamb

"My parents are private investigators for God's sake." - Miranda Lambert

"ALL MEANINGFUL KNOWLEDGE IS FOR THE SAKE OF ACTION, AND ALL MEANINGFUL ACTION FOR THE SAKE OF FRIENDSHIP." - John Macmurray

"Know you not that a good man does nothing for appearance sake, but for the sake of having done right?" - Epictetus

"We should always forgive. We should forgive the repentant for their sake, the unrepentant for our sake." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"In antiquity men studied for their own sake; nowadays men study for the sake of impressing others." - Confucius

"We do not exist for the sake of something else. We exist for the sake of ourselves." - Shunryu Suzuki

"Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party" - Winston Churchill

"For whose sake did you live, for whose sake did you die? Forgive me, baby, for what I didn't do." - Bob Dylan

"War for the sake of war is sin, but war for the sake of defense is duty." - Martin Luther

"Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party." - Winston Churchill

"The state exists for the sake of a good life, and not for the sake of life only." - Aristotle

"Only God is to be loved for His own sake. Everything else is to be loved for God's sake." - Peter Kreeft

"The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life." - Aristotle

"To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"Controversy for the sake of controversy is sin. Controversy for the sake of truth is a divine command." - Walter Martin

"Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play." - Max Beckmann

"We protect nature not for nature's sake but for our own sake because it's the infrastructure of our communities..." - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

"Art for art's sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of truth, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for." - George Sand

"Art for art's sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of the true, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for." - George Sand

"Aside from higher considerations, charity often operates as a vastly wise and prudent principle-a great safeguard to its possessor. Men have committed murder for jealousy's sake, and anger's sake, and hatred's sake, and selfishness' sake, and spiritual pride's sake; but no man that ever I heard of, ever committed a diabolical murder for sweet charity's sake. Mere self-interest, then, if no better motive can be enlisted, should, especially with high-tempered men, prompt all beings to charity and philanthropy." - Herman Melville

"People do not seem to talk for the sake of expressing their opinions, but to maintain an opinion for the sake of talking." - William Hazlitt

"All art is immortal. For emotion for the sake of emotion is the aim of art, and emotion for the sake of action is the aim of life." - Oscar Wilde

"The gulls who scorn perfection for the sake of travel go nowhere, slowly. Those who put aside travel for the sake of perfection go anywhere, instantly." - Richard Bach

"Man is not the centre. God does not exist for the sake of man. Man does not exist for his own sake." - C S Lewis

"When I tell any Truth it is not for the sake of Convincing those who do not know it but for the sake of defending those who Do" - William Blake

"For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends." - Cicero

"The modern man thinks that everything ought to be done for the sake of something else, and never for its own sake." - Bertrand Russell

"If you did not do so for the sake of riches,You must have done so for the sake of novelty." - Confucius

"You get to an age when there are really just two reasons to get up in the morning - for goodness sake and for heaven's sake." - Robert Breault

"Some men make money not for the sake of living, but ache In the blindness of greed and live just for their fortune's sake." - Juvenal

"We should learn ... to do our best for the sake of our communities and for the sake of those for whom we pave the way." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"The passion for seeking the truth for truth's sake...can be kept alive only if we continue to seek the truth for truth's sake." - Franz Boas

"For the sake of my country, and perhaps a little for the sake of my soul, I have given up the deep peace of being in opposition." - Rebecca West

"I will do almost anything for the sake of a joke or for the sake of someone's real belief in something to help tell a story." - Selma Blair

"Competition for the sake not of destroying one another, but for the sake of bettering and improving both competitors as a result of the competition." - Woodie Flowers

"There are, first of all, two kinds of authors: those who write for the subject's sake, and those who write for writing's sake." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"If we can trust the sufferings of Christ for our sake then we can trust Christ when we suffer for His sake." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"We manifest character when self-sacrifice for the sake of our principles becomes more important than compromise for the sake of popularity." - Myles Munroe

"The Sabbath is not for the sake of the weekdays; the weekdays are for the sake of Sabbath. It is not an interlude but the climax of living." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"We're not protecting the environment for the sake of the fishes and the birds. We're protecting it for our own sake..." - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

"It is not for its own sake that men desire money, but for the sake of what they can purchase with it." - Adam Smith

"You get to an age when there are really just two reasons to get up in the morning - for goodness sake and for heaven's sake." - Robert Brault

"Some men make money not for the sake of living, but ache In the blindness of greed and live just for their fortune's sake." - Juvenal

"God requires not the doing of the commandments for their own sake, but the correction of the soul, for whose sake He established the commandments." - Isaac Of Nineveh

"In all of our deeds God looks at the intention, whether we do it for His sake, or for the sake of some other intention." - Maximus the Confessor

"Elections exist for the sake of the House of Commons and not the House of Commons for the sake of elections." - Winston Churchill

"Thinking withdraws radically and for its own sake from this world and its evidential nature, whereas science profits from a possible withdrawal for the sake of specific results." - Hannah Arendt

"For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations." - Loretta Lynch

"Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I've made that commitment for my life's sake and for the sake of those who love me." - Susan Polis Schutz

"When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do." - William Blake

"Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace." - Martin Luther

"Well, write poetry, for God's sake, it's the only thing that matters." - E E Cummings

"Napoleon for the sake of a good name broke in pieces half the world." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"There is greatness in doing something you hate for the sake of someone you love." - Shmuley Boteach

"I'm running for office, for Pete's sake, I can't have illegals." - Mitt Romney

"Man exists for his own sake and not to add a laborer to the State." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"He would stab his best friend for the sake of writing an epigraph on his tombstone." - Oscar Wilde

"For God's Sake be sure you do not risk the cannon." - John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

"Working is beautiful and rewarding, but acquisition of wealth for its own sake is disgusting." - Robert Bunsen

"Man is the only animal that is cruel. It kills just for the sake of it." - Mark Twain

"An active line on a walk, moving freely, without goal. A walk for a walk's sake." - Paul Klee

"If you never want to be criticized, for goodness sake don't do anything new." - Jeff Bezos

"entertainment for entertainment's sake is the most expensive form of death ..." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"Allah executed and rendered justice for the sake of putting together and harmonization of the hearts." - Fatima bint Muhammad

"O let us still the secret joy partake, To follow virtue even for virtue's sake." - Alexander Pope

"Wounds sustained for the sake of conscience carry their own balsam with the blow." - Walter Scott

"... we never do any thing well, unless we love it for its own sake." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"The only form of lying that is absolutely beyond reproach is lying for its own sake." - Oscar Wilde

"We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause." - Steven Pressfield



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