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The Best Quotes About Self-sacrifice

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A list of the best self-sacrifice quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous self-sacrifice quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic self-sacrifice quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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    For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice -- no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. John Burroughs

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    Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself. Walt Whitman

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    The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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    Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty. Theodore Roosevelt

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