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Sacrifice Quotes

Sacrifice is the virtue of the selfless and noble. When we love for someone deeply enough and care for them greatly, we don’t mind giving up things that are close to our hearts just to see them happy and contented. Love makes materialistic values look so inconsequential that people don’t mind foregoing their petty pleasures to make others feel happy and important. Here are some famous loosing/surrendering quotations and sayings to help you explore the real meaning of the word.

Lionel Messi

You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

A team will always appreciate a great individual if he's willing to sacrifice for the group.

Mia Hamm

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.

Edinson Cavani

Football is about sacrifice, dedication, a lot of work, and friendship off the pitch.

Shakira

You can't achieve anything in life without a small amount of sacrifice.

Natalie Portman

I am not someone who sacrifice all for the cinema, my life will be always more important.

James M. Barrie

Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.

Life Dreams

To have been selected to represent Team South Africa at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the individual 400m and the 4x400m relay is a real honor and I am so pleased that years of hard work, determination and sacrifice have all come together.

Bhagat Singh

I will climb the gallows gladly and show to the world as to how bravely the revolutionaries can sacrifice themselves for the cause.

Osama bin Laden

I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.

William Butler Yeats

Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?

Napolean Hill

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.

Greatness Achievement
Gene Tierney

I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.

Matt Smith

There are great disciplines from being a sportsman that you can transfer into being an artist. The preparation, the sacrifice, the constant desire to improve.

Vince Lombardi

Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.

Robert Burns

The joy of my heart is to 'study men, their manners, and their ways,' and for this darling object I cheerfully sacrifice every other consideration.

Chris Hemsworth

People who put themselves on the line and sacrifice their own safety for the greater good and for others, and anyone in any profession whose concern is the welfare for other people instead of the individual, are inspiring and important.

Sir Thomas Browne

There is no road or ready way to virtue.

Lou Holtz

You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.

Mel Gibson

Life is life, and one has experiences that are painful and some that are very pleasant, and one has reward and sacrifice and more reward and disappointment and joy and happiness, and it's always going to be the same.

Alexander the Great

How happy had it been for me had I been slain in the battle. It had been far more noble to have died the victim of the enemy than fall a sacrifice to the rage of my friends.

Chris Rock

When I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they're crazy, because 'sacrifice' infers that there was something better to do than being with your children.

James Rodriguez

If you want to learn and to become somebody, you must sacrifice some things.

Kim Kardashian

I couldn't sacrifice my heart for a publicity stunt.

Mia Hamm

It is not sacrifice if you love what you're doing.

Aaliyah

I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.

Joseph Campbell

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

Relationship Marriage
Lee Iacocca

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.

John Ruskin

It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.

Edward Snowden

You shouldn't change your behavior because a government agency somewhere is doing the wrong thing. If we sacrifice our values because we're afraid, we don't care very much about those values.

Over the course of my career in law enforcement, I have witnessed over and over again the selflessness and sacrifice of law enforcement who lay their lives on the line every day to protect people who they will never meet and people who will never know their names.

Hermann Hesse

To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.

Some things are very low profile, but if they excite me creatively, I accept them. Sometimes there are high-profile projects, and you have to do it. We all have human limitations. It is a painful decision to turn things down. Even accepting 'Slumdog Millionaire' was a decision that I had to sacrifice another project.

Gwen Stefani

Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.

It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.

Edward Snowden

Bathtub falls and police officers kill more Americans than terrorism, yet we've been asked to sacrifice our most sacred rights for fear of falling victim to it.

Fear Police
Marilyn Manson

Sacrifice to me is something you do without expecting something in return.

Aldous Huxley

There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.

Thing is, I went to a born-again Christian high school, was brought up in a traditional Mormon family where these ideas about parenting are of structure and sacrifice. To think outside of that idea of family and parenting that I've grown up with is tough but also very freeing.

Family Parenting
Stephen Curry

We have a great group of guys that really sacrifice every night, care about each other, and try to play the right away.

Steven Spielberg

My father had many, many veterans over to the house, and the older I got the more I appreciated their sacrifice.

Al Gore

The dominance of short-term perspectives has led to routine decisions in the markets that sacrifice the long-term buildup of genuine value in pursuit of artificial, short-term gains.

J. K. Rowling

No, there is literally nothing on the business side that I wouldn't sacrifice in a heartbeat to have an extra couple of hours' writing. Nothing.

Khalil Gibran

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice of America's servicemen and women.

Barack Obama

It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.

Religion
Bill Gates

The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.

The best way to honor our troops, the less than 1% of our country's population who voluntarily put their lives on the line in service to our country, is by making sure that when they are sent into combat, it is the last option, not the first, and that the mission is worthy of their great sacrifice.

Tucker Carlson

The tax code is becoming steadily more progressive, which shouldn't surprise anyone who understands power politics. It's always easier to force sacrifice on an unpopular minority than it is to ask the majority to pony up.

One thing I just want to say to the military families - while you might not wear a uniform, I know - we all know, the nation knows - that you serve and sacrifice right alongside of your loved ones. And we are so grateful and proud of all of you for your service to this nation.

Nelson Mandela

I will not leave South Africa, nor will I surrender. Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.

James Comey

The people of the FBI sacrifice much for their country, and I am proud to lead this organization of dedicated agents, analysts, and professional staff.

Rather than embracing mainstream, majority-held positions, 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have made it exceedingly clear that they will sacrifice themselves on the altar of the radical left - endorsing positions held by a select few and fueling an unstoppable tailwind behind President Trump's reelection.

Stephen Curry

I hope to play until I'm, like, 38 or something, and that's a lot of years in the game and a lot of travel and a lot of sacrifice on my family's part.

Ronald Reagan

No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology.

Angelina Jolie

I had a C-section, and I found it fascinating. I didn't find it a sacrifice, and I didn't find it a painful experience. I found it a fascinating miracle of what a body can do.

Emmanuel Macron

Our interests lie in attracting added value and talent to France as a result of Brexit, but also in having a balanced relationship with Great Britain. We must not sacrifice the short term for our bilateral relationship.

Bernie Sanders

As Vermont's senator and a member of the Budget Committee, I will not support a plan to reduce the deficit that does not call for shared sacrifice.

Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to place his name there.

Get rid of the old yeast that you may be a new batch without yeast--as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.

And his princes gave willingly unto the people, to the priests, and to the Levites: Hilkiah and Zechariah and Jehiel, rulers of the house of God, gave unto the priests for the passover offerings two thousand and six hundred small cattle and three hundred oxen.

We do not attach any intrinsic value to the Cross; this would be sinful and idolatrous. Our veneration is referred to Him who died upon it.