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Nothing so much enhances a goo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it. George Santayana

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"Wanting neither too much to live nor too much to die." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Life was a gift from heaven. How you lived it was your worship. What you learned was your catechism. What you taught was your ritual. What you took was your blessing. What you gave was your sacrifice." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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We can offer up much in the la... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
We can offer up much in the large, but to make sacrifices in little things is what we are seldom equal to. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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‎"Niko and his women will be the death of all the Stepsons yet." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"Wanting neither too much to live, nor too much to die." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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They never fail who die in a g... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
They never fail who die in a great cause. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron

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And what do the Theban hoplite... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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So well do I love you, I go to... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
So well do I love you, I go to my god singing your praises. When I meet my father, I will tell him I fought beside you. Janet Morris

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Sometimes the cost of winning ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Sometimes the cost of winning for all the right reasons is so great that spirits die and hearts grow cold. Janet Morris

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The whole earth, perpetually s... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
The whole earth, perpetually steeped in blood, is nothing but an immense altar on which every living thing must be sacrificed without end, without restraint, without respite until the consummation of the world, the extinction of evil, the death of death. Joseph de Maistre

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The pig and the chicken were o... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
The pig and the chicken were on their way to breakfast, trying to decide what to have. When chicken said, Let's have ham and eggs. The pig then replied, That's fine for you, it's a small donation on your part, but it's a total sacrifice for me.

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"The more sincere the soul, the heavier the cross endured." Aberjhani

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"When the balance is restored, people get hurt." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Sacrifice, which is the passio... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies. Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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No fine work can be done witho... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. Max Beerbohm

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Sacrifice still exists everywh... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest. Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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In olden times, sacrifices wer... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced. Helen Rowland

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Humanitarianism consists in ne... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose. Albert Schweitzer

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Too long a sacrifice can make ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O. When may it suffice? William Butler Yeats

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No idea can succeed except at ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life. Ernest Renan

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The mice which helplessly find... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
The mice which helplessly find themselves between the cats teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice. Mahatma Gandhi

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In this world it is not what w... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. Henry Ward Beecher

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In everyday things the law of ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty. James Anthony Froude

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The stern hand of fate has sco... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation -- the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honor, Duty, Patriotism, and clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven. David Lloyd George

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When looking at any significan... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed. Paul Klee

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Great achievement is usually b... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. Napoleon Hill

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Only he can understand what a ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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As soon as sacrifice becomes a... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him. Ernest Renan

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There's only one effectively r... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God. Aldous Huxley

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It is a clear gain to sacrific... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Sacrifice is nothing other tha... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things. Georges Bataille

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The remarkable thing is that w... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. We are prone to sacrifice others when we are ready to sacrifice ourselves. Eric Hoffer

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There is no moral authority li... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice. Nadine Gordimer

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If anyone is crazy enough to w... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Quotes About Sacrifice
If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president s. John F. Kennedy