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Famous Self-sacrifice Quotes

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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.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about self-sacrifice?" and "What are inspirational self-sacrifice quotes?"

This list includes notable self-sacrifice quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest self-sacrifice quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite self-sacrifice sayings get to the bottom of the list.

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    new! He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.

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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 More
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    Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

    George Bernard Shaw More
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    Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.

    Walt Whitman More
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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 More
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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.

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson More
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