91+ Best Sacrifice Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Sacrifice is to give up something that is valuable to you in order to help another person. Inspirational sacrifice quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Most Famous Sacrifice Quotes

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

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

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

The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you’re willing to sacrifice. Nathan W. Morris

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. Steve Prefontaine

There is no success without sacrifice. Tonic Motihala

I’m willing to walk in darkness if it keeps humans in the light. Victoria Schwab

Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you’re not really losing it. You’re just passing it on to someone else. Mitch Albom

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

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

We don’t have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment. Dennis Weaver

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

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

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

Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice. Beyonce Knowles

Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone. Zayn Malik

There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice. Nadine Gordimer

The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. Charles Du Bos

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele

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

The important thing is this to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in. Theodore Parker

Life is a song sing it. Life is a game play it. Life is a challenge meet it. Life is a dream realize it. Life is a sacrifice offer it. Life is love enjoy it. Sai Baba

But anyone who has really made sacrifices knows that he wanted and got something in return perhaps something for something of himself that he gave up in order to have more here or at least to feel that he has more. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

To attain eternal happiness one must suffer. He who has reached the state of self sacrifice has true joy. Temporal joy will vanish. Abdu’l Bahá

Sustainability can’t be like some sort of a moral sacrifice or political dilemma or a philanthropical cause. It has to be a design challenge. Bjarke Ingels

They never fail who die in a great cause. Lord Byron

Teamwork requires some sacrifice upfront; people who work as a team have to put the collective needs of the group ahead of their individual interests. Patrick Lencioni

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. Thomas Merton

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. Edmund Burke

A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance. Gary Hamel

Love proves itself by deeds, so how am I to show my love? Great deeds are forbidden me. The only way I can prove my love is by scattering flowers, and these flowers are every little sacrifice, every glance and word, and the doing of the least actions for love. Thérèse of Lisieux

The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country. James Otis

For me, no ideological or political conviction would justify the sacrifice of a human life. For me, the value of life is absolute, with no concessions. It’s not negotiable. Edgar Ramirez

He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly. James Allen

One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying. Joan of Arc

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. Mia Hamm

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. Albert Pike

How truly blessed we shall be if at the price of even very great sacrifices we shall have made God known and loved by one more soul! Rose Philippine Duchesne

The journey has definitely not been easy, but all the sacrifice has paid off very well in terms of my performance on court. Rohan Bopanna

Saddest of all are the women who were brought up to believe that self sacrifice is the highest female virtue. They made the sacrifice, often willingly, and they are still waiting for the blessing. Jeanette

The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude. Jeff Miller

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

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

If you have a dream, it’s definitely achievable through hard work, through dedication, sacrifice, everything. Carli Lloyd

The entrepreneurial life is one of challenge, work, dedication, perseverance, exhilaration, agony, accomplishment, failure, sacrifice, control, powerlessness but ultimately, extraordinary satisfaction. David S. Rose

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

Brotherhood means laying down your life for somebody, really willing to sacrifice yourself for somebody else. Tim Hetherington

Self sacrifice? But it is precisely the self that cannot and must not be sacrificed. Ayn Rand

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

There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success it is because someone will succeed after. Adoniram Judson

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

The most sublime act is to set another before you. William Blake

The idea of redemption is always good news, even if it means sacrifice or some difficult times. Patti Smith

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

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. Charlie Finley

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. Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Things aren’t gifted to you. Things don’t just come from an idea, from nothing. You have to work for them. You have to pursue them. You have to take time. You have to sacrifice. Ozuna

Love is willing self sacrifice for the good of another that does not require reciprocation or that the person being loved is deserving. Paul David Tripp

A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance. Gary Hamel

In order to be a true revolutionary, you must understand love. Love, sacrifice, and death. Sonia Sanchez

Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces. Charlie Dent

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

We all naturally want to become successful we also want to take shortcuts. And it’s easy to do so, but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice. Apolo Ohno

Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self sacrifice; The confidence of reason give, And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live! William Wordsworth

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

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

Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice. Franz Liszt

Self denial is simply a method by which arrests his progress, and self sacrifice a survival of the mutilation of the savage. Oscar Wilde

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were. Anthony Kennedy

The important thing is this to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross. William Barclay

At the end of the day, we all want to win, so everybody has to sacrifice when you want to be a part of something special. Jayson Tatum

Great lovers have made great sacrifices. Louis Auchincloss

I guess that’s just part of loving people You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up. Lauren Oliver

The happiness of married life depends upon making small sacrifices with readiness and cheerfulness. John Selden

Every wish, every dream, every idea comes to existence only through blood, sweat and sacrifice. Ivan Mood

Lust is about satisfaction. Love is about sacrificing, serving, surrendering, sharing, supporting, and even suffering for others. Most love songs are actually lust songs. Rick Warren

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

I guess that’s just part of loving people You have to give things up. Sometimes you even have to give them up. Lauren Oliver

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day. David Foster Wallace

But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying. Joan of Arc

Life is funny. Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone. Zayn Malik

Time, for a man who has never truly felt a second of it, it not a great sacrifice. Josephine Hart

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

I hope you enjoy reading this collection of powerful sacrifice quotes. Please let me know which one you like most.

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