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Self Sacrifice Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Self Sacrifice.

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You go against yourself when you
judge or blame yourself for anything
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiving is not a gift to someone else.
Forgiving is your gift to yourself -
a great gift - the gift of happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

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

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Give yourself the gift of forgiving
everyone you are angry with -
for every action you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is the only way to heal
- don Miguel Ruiz

In forgiveness you grant, and more so
in the forgiveness you receive.
- Terry Goodkind

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

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

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel

To have a friendship with God,
all I really have to do is have
a friendship with my Self.
- Neale Donald Walsch

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

I forgive for my own sake,
that I may transmute my resentments into Unconditional Love.
- 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

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.
- Lao-Tzu

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Forgiveness is really a gift to yourself -
have the compassion to forgive others,
and the courage to forgive yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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