30 Quotes about Sacrifice to Reflect on

30 Quotes about Sacrifice to Reflect on
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The holy week is upon us and it is only fitting to compile great quotes about sacrifice. To sacrifice one’s self for others is one of the greatest virtue a person could offer to others. And we love a story where the protagonist would give his life in ultimate sacrifice in order for others to carry on. There’s Titanic’s Jack Dawson in order to save Rose’s life, Bruce Willis’ character from Armageddon to save A.J., and of course The Terminator in order to prevent judgment day; just to name a few. These stories tell tales of courage and selflessness but stories nonetheless. Tales of sacrifice are rare to come by nowadays where we are caught up with day to day minutiae and we take for granted the people who make sacrifices on a daily basis in order for us to go on with our lives. Of course, I am referring to our parents. On the subject of stories of sacrifice, we wouldn’t be able to conclude without the greatest sacrifice of all — Jesus Christ. Died on the cross to save mankind from sin, which we celebrate in this holiest of weeks.

In this world of self-centeredness mental attitude due to the emergence of social media, let’s reflect on the message of the holy week — altruistic sacrifice. Here are 30 quotes about sacrifice to reflect on.

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You can’t achieve anything in life without a small amount of sacrifice. – Shakira

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams. – Donovan Bailey

True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice. – Sadhu Vaswani

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I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Motherhood is the ultimate call to sacrifice. – Wangechi Mutu

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selflishness. – Napoleon Hill

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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. – Alexander the Great

One who has no love in his heart will try to possess everything for himself. One who has love in his heart is ready to sacrifice everything, including his own body, for the benefit of others. – Thiruvalluvar

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life. – John 3:16

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People cannot be free unless they are willing to sacrifice some of their interests to guarantee the freedom of others. The price of democracy is the ongoing pursuit of the common good by all of the people. – Saul Alinsky

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. – Hebrews 13:16

For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it. – Luke 9:24

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Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice. – Michael Novak

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Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers. – Simon Sinek

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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The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become. – Charles Dickens

Always take the high road. You never sacrifice your team. You sacrifice yourself for your team. – Leanne Caret

Sometimes the prize is not worth the costs. The means by which we achieve victory are as important as the victory itself. – Brandon Sanderson

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There can be no progress, no achievement, without sacrifice, and a man’s worldly success will be in the measure that he sacrifices. – James Allen

Sacrifice is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to. – Mitch Albom

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But…the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Success necessitates sacrifice. – Habeeb Akande

The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. – Gaylord Nelson

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Blessed is a mother that would give up part of her soul for her children’s happiness. – Shannon L. Alder

This is what we do, my mother’s life said. We find ourselves in the sacrifices we make. – Cammie McGovern

The greatest gains that we will ever experience arise from the greatest sacrifices that we have ever known. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

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No man knows the genuineness of his convictions until he has sacrificed something for them. – E. H. Chapin

Perhaps one day, they’ll understand all the sacrifices she gladly made out of love for them. – John Mark Green

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. – John 15:13

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