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Top 100 Quotes About Sacrificing

#1. There is something inherently wrong, something out of accord with the ideals of representative democracy, when one portion of our citizenship turns its activities to private gain amid defensive war while another is fighting, sacrificing, or dying for national preservation.

Warren G. Harding

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#2. All the money needed to send and support an army of self-sacrificing, joy-spreading ambassadors is already in the church.

John Piper

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#3. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the continent ... sacrificing his ease, and hazarding all in the cause of his country.

John Quincy Adams

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#4. I would do anything for him, even if it meant sacrificing something of myself.

Tara Sivec

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#5. Morality is standing by your friends, standing by people when it's not popular. It's sacrificing things on a big international stage, and sometimes it's sacrificing your basic comforts.

Sandra Bernhard

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#6. The TV's the altar. I'm what people are sacrificing to.'
'What do they sacrifice?' asked Shadow.
'Their time, mostly,' said Lucy. 'Sometimes each other.

Neil Gaiman

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#7. Not having children is seen as supremely selfish, as though the people having children were selflessly sacrificing themselves in a valiant attempt to ensure the survival of our endangered species and fill up this vast and underpopulated island of ours.

Geoff Dyer

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#8. If after all your efforts you cannot succeed, you could not please our Lord more than by sacrificing to Him your will, and remaining in tranquility, humility, and devotion, entirely conformed and submissive to His divine will and good pleasure.

Francis De Sales

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#9. clinging to modesty in the age of the Others is like sacrificing a goat to make it rain.

Rick Yancey

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#10. Just as altruism tells an individual that however much he is sacrificing, his duty is to sacrifice more, the Progressives concluded that however much Americans were giving, morality required them to give more.

Yaron Brook

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#11. It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good.

Maria Mitchell

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#12. It's encouraging to watch what people will do to contribute to a love story. It's as though we universally recognize the union of souls is worth sacrificing for.

Donald Miller

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#13. Either fraternity is spontaneous, or it does not exist. To decree it is to annihilate it. The law can indeed force men to remain just; in vain would it would try to force them to be self-sacrificing.

Frederic Bastiat

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#14. I cannot respond to the call, the request, the obligation, or even the love of another, without sacrificing the other other, the other others

Jacques Derrida

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#15. Sacrificing minions: is there any problem it CAN'T solve?

Rich Burlew

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#16. All artists are self-sacrificing human beings, and to become an artist is nothing but to devote oneself to the subterranean gods.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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#17. Love was sacrificing your selfish nature for someone you were more committed to than yourself

Tarryn Fisher

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#18. It is quite in the order of things in folk-tales . . . that a parent should purchase his own safety by sacrificing his son to a ferocious animal or to a supernatural enemy.

C. Fillingham Coxwell

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#19. The people are urged to be patriotic ... by sacrificing their own children. Patriotism requires allegience to the flag, which means obedience and readiness to kill father, mother, brother, sister.

Emma Goldman

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#20. Being famous very often means sacrificing your privacy and that of others. You have to impose on those close to you a pace and lifestyle that might be a bigger sacrifice for others than it is for you.

Giorgio Armani

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#21. And so love and sacrifice is the law of Christ. "Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ." The law of Christ is the bearing of others' burdens, the sharing of others' griefs, sacrificing yourself for another.

A.B. Simpson

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#22. Metaphysically, his bowl filled and emptied at the same time. Violent and maniacal to push himself so far, he'd both created and destroyed his body's energy. In other words he had complete power, self-sustaining, self-sacrificing power at the origin of himself.

E.J. Koh

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#23. don't. I don't know about you, but if I'm gonna be chained to a rock by the gods, I'd rather go out as the person who brought fire back from the mountain than as a pure princess who didn't have the sense to say to everyone, "Oh, hell no, you are not sacrificing me to some sea monster!

Libba Bray

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#24. Never let us be guilty of sacrificing any portion of truth on the altar of peace.

J.C. Ryle

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#25. Being a mother has been my greatest teacher and also the most self-sacrificing thing I've ever done.

Katey Sagal

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#26. It so often happens that, after sacrificing a pawn, a player aims not to obtain the initiative for it, but to regain sacrificed material.

Efim Geller

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#27. A thousand wheels of labor are turned by dear affections, and kept in motion by self-sacrificing endurance; and the crowds that pour forth in the morning and return at night are daily procession of love and duty.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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#28. The cross solved our problem by first revealing our real problem, our universal pattern of scapegoating and sacrificing others. The cross exposes forever the scene of our crime.

Richard Rohr

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#29. Artists, who are selfish people, become anxious around the self-sacrificing

Karan Mahajan

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#30. She did understand about sacrificing values for the sake of love. It was a lesson all mothers had to memorize.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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#31. The utilitarian morality does recognise in human beings the power of sacrificing their own greatest good for the good of others. It only refuses to admit that the sacrifice is itself a good. A sacrifice which does not increase, or tend to increase, the sum total of happiness, it considers as wasted.

John Stuart Mill

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#32. The God of the universe
the creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor
loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss.

Francis Chan

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#33. No human mother could have shown more unselfish and sacrificing devotion than did this poor, wild brute for the little orphaned waif whom fate had thrown into her keeping. At

Edgar Rice Burroughs

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#34. While the constitution continues to be read, and its principles known, the states, must, by every rational man, be considered as essential component parts of the union; and therefore the idea of sacrificing the former to the latter is totally inadmissible.

Alexander Hamilton

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#35. It's like a firstborn son: you spend your life working for him, sacrificing everything for him, and at the moment of truth, he does just as he pleases.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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#36. There's nothing heroic about sacrificing yourself for him," Zeffer pointed out. "He wouldn't do it for you." "I know that.

Clive Barker

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#37. The world is perishing from an orgy of self-sacrificing.

Ayn Rand

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#38. Letting go is not about giving up, being lazy, or sacrificing yourself... Letting go doesn't have to mean losing; it can be about coming into a new, open, clean space from which you can create.

Rebekah Elizabeth Gamble

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#39. Great matter-days remain on the day stone balance, affecting your life on the day the occur and every day thereafter. So the earlier they happen, the better; waiting means potentially sacrificing years or even decades of benefit.

Ron Lizzi

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#40. We somehow must become what we are not, sacrificing what we are, to inherit the masquerade of what we will be.

Shane Koyczan

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#41. If it came to saving the life of one priest or sacrificing the life of an entire congregation, the church would save the life of the priest. Which is backwards, of course.

Rob Walton

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#42. The act of sacrificing thank offerings to God - even for the bread and cup of cost, for cancer and crucifixion - this prepares the way for God to show us His fullest salvation from bitter, angry, resentful lives and from all sin that

Ann Voskamp

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#43. Liberty is inseparable from social justice, and those who dissociate them, sacrificing the first with the purpose of attaining the second more quickly, are the true barbarians of our time.

Mario Vargas-Llosa

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#44. There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man." ~ 'The Black Cat.

Edgar Allan Poe

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#45. There's a feat tonight! There'll be dancing."
"A feast?" Kachka asked. "Who are we sacrificing?

G.A. Aiken

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#46. At the core of love is a self-sacrificing pursuit of the beloved's greatest good. Love saves. Love rescues. Love helps. And it does so, if necessary, at cost to the lover.


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#47. To be a socialist is to submit the I to the thou; socialism is sacrificing the individual to the whole.

Joseph Goebbels

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#48. A true dreamer must be prepared to make any sacrifice for his dream. Even if it means sacrificing himself. The dream must be everything. (The Cardinal to Capac Raimi)

Darren Shan

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#49. I'd sometimes pictured myself bravely sacrificing my life to save another, but my preference had always been that it be someone I actually liked.

Yahtzee Croshaw

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#50. The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness.

Adolf Hitler

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#51. The temple of Ceres should be in a solitary spot out of the city, to which the public are not necessarily led but for the purpose of sacrificing to her.


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#52. I fight for the man next to me. It don't matter about me, what matters about me is sacrificing for you; for the ultimate goal which is us.

Ray Lewis

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#53. Peace will never be entirely secure until men everywhere have learned to conquer poverty without sacrificing liberty or security.

Norman Thomas

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#54. In my fantasies, I was always caught up in heroic struggles, and I saw myself saving lives, sacrificing myself for others. I had far loftier ambitions than mere romance.

Irene Gut Opdyke

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#55. Are you not tempted to create a story for which men and women would live and die, for which they would be capable of killing and allowing them to be killed, of sacrificing and condemning themselves, of handling over their souls?

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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#56. It is only by enlarging the scope of one's tastes and one's fantasies, by sacrificing everything to pleasure, that the unfortunate individual called Man, thrown despite himself into this sad world, can succeed in gathering a few roses among life's thorns

Marquis De Sade

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#57. Since the founding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other mainstays of what technology writers have come to call 'the social Web' or 'Web 2.0,' a sizable portion of humanity has learned to be together while apart, sacrificing intimacy for control and spontaneity for predictability.

Walter Kirn

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#58. He is a good man - despite it all, he is a good man. A sacrificing man. In truth, all of his actions - all of the deaths, destructions, and pains that he has caused - have hurt him deeply. All of these things were, in truth, a kind of sacrifice for him.

Brandon Sanderson

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#59. If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

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#60. Every time that we try to lift a problem from our own shoulders, and shift that problem to the hands of the government, to the same extent we are sacrificing the liberties of our people.

John F. Kennedy

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#61. How benevolent of them. And where was their compassion when they bombed thousands of innocents that day?"
"Some sacrifices needed to be made - "
"Then you die." I snap. "If you think sacrificing any life is necessary, then I want to see you give yours up first.

Laura Thalassa

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#62. As leakers take great risks in releasing information, assuring them that they are not sacrificing themselves in vain and that their leaks would have public consequences would most likely encourage more people to leak.

Evgeny Morozov

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#63. Well, you know, I think the American people are sacrificing now. I think they're waiting in airport lines longer than they've ever had before.

George W. Bush

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#64. Malachi Chapter 1 The Jews despise the Lord by offering polluted bread upon the altar and by sacrificing animals with blemishes - The Lord's name will be great among the Gentiles.


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#65. Good humor, Jefferson added, "is the practice of sacrificing to those whom we meet in society all the little conveniences and preferences which will gratify them, and deprive us of nothing worth a moment's consideration;

Jon Meacham

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#66. It seems an odd idea, life being centered around pleasure." "What is life supposed to be, then?" "It's about duty, and sacrificing for others. And if we've been good, our pleasure comes later when we're rewarded in the hereafter." "I'll take my rewards now.

Lisa Kleypas

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#67. There are two important things to remember about 'entitlements': They are hugely popular programs for a very good reason, and actual sensible 'reform' would mean improving them, not sacrificing them at the altar of 'fiscal responsibility.'

Alex Pareene

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#68. I have always known that I wanted to be a singer and I knew that meant sacrificing some things for my dream. When I am home I hang out with my friends and go to dances, so I try and partake in some of the activities that I miss out on.

Lucy Hale

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#69. If your opponent has an exposed king it is frequently worth sacrificing a pawn to be able to bring your rooks into the game, especially if your opponent's rooks are languishing in the corner. Kasparov has made a career out of such sacrifices.

Neil McDonald

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#70. I can't - is sacrificing your potential...

Gino Norris

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#71. open societies will once again be urged to close in upon themselves, sacrificing freedom for 'security'.

Tony Judt

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#72. A working mom is judged negatively for letting someone else raise her kids, but a stay-at-home mom is accused of sacrificing her self-worth and providing an outdated role model for her children.

Dara-Lynn Weiss

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#73. Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot.

Gabby Douglas

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#74. We can best help our children not by sacrificing ourselves for them, but by trying to fulfill our own lives. When we are involved in an honest pursuit of our own goals, we serve as positive role models for our children.

Lisa Firestone

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#75. I would have said sacrificing one of his own kind was a new low for Jag, but honestly? Jag was a bottomless pit of low.

Red Tash

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#76. As we grow in disciplined, self-sacrificing love, so we will grow in intercessory prayer. Superficially fervent prayers devoid of such love are finally phony, hollow, shallow.5

Alexander Strauch

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#77. Every ambitious would-be empire, clarions it abroad that she is conquering the world to bring it peace, security and freedom, and it is sacrificing her sons only for the most noble and humanitarian purposes. That is a lie; and it is an ancient lie, yet generations still rise and believe it.

Henry David Thoreau

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#78. The cause of most of man's unhappiness is sacrificing what he wants most for what he wants now.

Gordon B. Hinckley

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#79. Today, society is sacrificing love, values and dharma in its pursuit of materialistic gains.

Mata Amritanandamayi

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#80. Agility should not be translated to sacrificing planning, management guidelines, and quality assurance.

Pearl Zhu

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#81. Love was worth sacrificing for, he thought as he left his room. Even if it wasn't yours.
-Phury's thoughts

J.R. Ward

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#82. Leaders exude courage by sacrificing their popularity for their values and beliefs.

Noel DeJesus

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#83. Communists should be the most farsighted, the most self-sacrificing, the most resolute, and the least prejudiced in sizing up situations, and should rely on the majority of the masses and win their support.

Mao Zedong

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#84. There have been times when the Federal Reserve has restricted the money supply and raised interest rates to gain an end, which had much better been left to another Government agency or the Congress to attain. The country could have had lower interest rates without sacrificing anything else.

Wright Patman

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#85. True biblical love is sacrificing, purifying, nurturing, and enduring.

Elizabeth George

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#86. Bad debt is sacrificing your future day needs for your present day desires.

Suze Orman

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#87. How do I judge my own sincerity? The saving grace of salvation is located in a holy and electing God, and a sacrificing, suffering, and obedient Savior. Stakes this high can never rest on my sincerity.

Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

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#88. I would not flinch from sacrificing even a million lives for India's liberty.

Mahatma Gandhi

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#89. At the end of the day, anything I think I'm sacrificing I'm just giving up because it makes me feel better.

Robert Downey Jr.

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#90. I think the police and the FBI are quite capable of sacrificing the rights of a private citizen to what they consider the public interest.

Rex Stout

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#91. The fight for joy in Christ is not a fight to soften the cushion of Western comforts. It is a fight for strength to live a life of self-sacrificing love.

John Piper

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#92. One of the great issues in biology is the origin of altruism - of why you would do something for someone else that could hurt you - and Darwin posited that it might be rooted in maternal instinct, in sacrificing yourself for your children.

Isabella Rossellini

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#93. Sometimes it's hard to see the difference between change and compromise, between sacrificing something you want for something you want a little bit more. "I

Erin Loechner

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#94. Evolutionary plasticity can be purchased only at the ruthlessly dear price of continuously sacrificing some individuals to death from unfavourable mutations. Bemoaning this imperfection of nature has, however, no place in a scientific treatment of this subject.

Theodosius Dobzhansky

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#95. Nothing can be attained without suffering but at the same time one must begin by sacrificing suffering.

G.I. Gurdjieff

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#96. Diversifying your investments allows you to earn greater returns without taking on more risk, or equivalently to take less risk without sacrificing any returns.

Alex Frey

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#97. Daring to reach, to climb, to crawl, to scratch, to get back up when you've been knocked down, to push forward - ever forward - to forgive. It means sacrificing everything if necessary, to carve out a place for your own existence. It means living.

Malcolm X

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#98. I've been sacrificing my life for my work for 30 years, and now I want it the other way around. I want to find work that fits into my life and that would be based here.

Glenn Close

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#99. No more fucking good-byes. I am so done with that shit and with all of us sacrificing our lives. We're fucking done, and we'll all fucking live. The first guy who tells me good-bye ever again, even if he's just going to the fucking grocery store, gets a fist planted in his fucking face.

Rebecca Zanetti

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#100. Military Wives - Sacrificing Months of Sex for the Country.

Aditi Mathur Kumar

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