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In the lexicon of the political class, the word 'sacrifice' means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
It takes tremendous will to compete in any athletic endeavor, so it meant going to bed early and getting my homework done in advance. I had to sacrifice things, like a social life, to be a skater at 15. But I loved skating so much that it was worth everything to me.
In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
Henry A. Wallace
An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.
To venture upon an undertaking of any kind, even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
Emile M. Cioran
It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge.
Charles de Gaulle
I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service.
I am not someone who sacrifice all for the cinema, my life will be always more important.
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.
Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution.
Without whining and without making myself a tragic figure, there is no replacement for the loss of your privacy. It's a huge sacrifice.
Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze.
Freedom is secured every day by our men and women in uniform. We must build a future worthy of their sacrifice.
It is not sacrifice if you love what you're doing.
If there were more than one path to salvation then it would totally negate Jesus' sacrifice on the cross, his life, his teachings.
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.
While eschewing emotion - and its companion, vulnerability - Obama should be careful not to sacrifice empathy, the 'I feel your pain' connection that sustained Clinton. This connection is the shorthand people use to measure their leaders' intentions. If people believe you're on their side, they will trust your decisions.
Dee Dee Myers
I was determined to achieve the total freedom that our history lessons taught us we were entitled to, no matter what the sacrifice.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain.
The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success?
Kids are a huge sacrifice; they change everything - but I'm ready to work for things of greater importance than going out to meet someone for dinner at 10 o'clock at night.
I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea.
I knew I had to make a sacrifice to do what I've always wanted to do.
Parenthood involves massive sacrifice: money, attention, time and emotional energy.
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