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Self-Sacrifice Quotes

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

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

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.

Author: John Burroughs (1837-1921)

Profession: American Naturalist, Author

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

Author: Margaret Deland

Profession:

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

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.

Author: Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

Profession: Twenty-sixth President of the USA

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet