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Positive Quotes about Self Sacrifice

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Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
- Eric Hoffer

He who gives what he would as readily throw away,
gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
- Henry Taylor

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

 

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery.
Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice.
The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
- Morihei Ueshiba

The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice,
a continual extinction of personality.
- T. S. Eliot

Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue.
It's a spiritual dissipation.
- Margaret Deland

No fine work can be done without concentration and
self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
- Max Beerbohm

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than
a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
- Vladimir Lenin

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.
- Hermann Hesse

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

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death,
but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
- Jose Marti

Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
- Leigh Hunt

The world will never have lasting peace so long as
men reserve for war the finest human qualities.
Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice
and a righteous and dynamic faith.
- John Foster Dulles

My dad served in the Air Force as ground crew for several years,
and doesn't really talk about it.
I know that it's there.
I think my main thing about direct or indirect experiences
as near to home as it were is the idea of self-sacrifice really.
- Jeremy Northam

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

If you take the responsibility for your life,
you can start changing it.
- Osho

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

We are what we pretend to be,
so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker


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