47 Quotes About Making Sacrifices


There are some tough choices that have to be made in life. These quotes about making sacrifices capture the spirit and endurance that is needed to survive even the biggest of storms.

“All great things worth having require great sacrifice worth giving.”

“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.”

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”

“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.”

“Great success requires greater sacrifice.”

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

“I am thankful that in the giving we receive, and what we receive is the satisfaction of knowing that whatever we give is always bigger once we’ve given it away.”

“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.”

“In order for you to receive, someone else has to give. That’s called sacrifice.”

“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.”

“Nobody knows you as well as our spouse. And that means no one will be quicker to recognize a change when you deliberately start sacrificing your wants and wishes to make sure his or her needs are met.”

“Nothing great was ever accomplished without making sacrifices.”

“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. The crucial thing is to choose an altar that’s worth it and a limb you can accept losing. To go consenting to the sacrifice.”

“Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.”

“Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.”

“Self sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.”

“She taught me all about real sacrifice. That it should be done from love… That it should be done from necessity, not without exhausting all other options. That it should be done for people who need your strength because they don’t have enough of their own.”

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

“Success is a simple measurement of the commitment. sacrifice and pain one endures to achieve a dream.”

“Success takes sacrifice.”

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

“The most important decision about your goals is not what you’re willing to do to achieve them, but what you are willing to give up.”

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

“The only question to ask yourself is how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve success?”

“The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you’re willing to sacrifice.”

“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 is no progress or accomplishment without sacrifice.”

“There is no success without sacrifice.”

“There’s something tightly woven throughout the fabric of our humanity that runs entirely opposite to the baser instinct of looking out for our own good.”

“To put others in front of ourselves is to put God in front of everything.”

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.”

“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”

“Where excess lies, usually someone had to give something up for the other to get it.”

“Yet, there is a sense of some deep sort that runs entirely contrary to human nature, that in putting ourselves first, we must by necessity put others first.”

“You can’t sleep. Broke people sleep. You got to be willing to sacrifice sleep, if you sleep you may miss the opportunity to be successful.”

“Your success is determined by what you are willing to sacrifice for it.”

Trying to understand the positiveness that comes out of sacrifice will offer you the encouragement you need in times of difficulty.

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