33 Quotes About Making Sacrifices for Family

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There are many choices we have to make for our families. Whether it is a tough decision regarding a new job and relocation or a personal decision in your life, these quotes about making sacrifices for family take into account the tough choices we make in life.

“As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.”

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

“Doing the right thing for someone else occasionally means doing something that feels wrong to you.”

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

“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.”

“For I was sure of one thing, it wasn’t always the hero who saved the world. It was the person most willing to die first.”

“Giving yourself is the ultimate revolution.”

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”

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

“If people knew what they were missing, they would give up everything they have to achieve it.”

“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind.”

“It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What’s hard, she said, is figuring out what you’re willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.”

“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.”

“Mom’s eyes held yours for a moment. ‘I don’t like or dislike the kitchen. I cooked because I had to. I had to stay in the kitchen so you could all eat and go to school. How could you only do what you like? There are things you have to do whether you like it or not.'”

“One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.”

“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.”

“Real magic can never be made by offering someone else’s liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.”

“Regardless of the advertising campaigns may tell us, we can’t have it all. Sacrifice is not an option, or an anachronism; it’s a fact of life. We all cut off our own limbs to burn on some altar.”

“Sacrifice is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to.”

“Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another’s happiness than in your own.”

“Sometimes in life, you do things you don’t want to. Sometimes you sacrifice, sometimes you compromise. Sometimes you let go and sometimes you fight. It’s all about deciding what’s worth losing and what’s worth keeping.”

“Sometimes talking to you is like talking to myself: pretty damned annoying.”

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

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

“The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.”

“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?”

“The important thing is this: To be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.”

“The most sublime act is to set another before you.”

“The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.”

“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.”

“There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.”

“What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; it’s dearness only that gives everything its value.”

“Whenever you feel compelled to put others first at the expense of yourself, you are denying your own reality, your own identity.”

There are many inspirational stories that can be told to show the spirit of sacrifice.