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We don't tend to write about disease in fiction - not just teen novels but all American novels - because it doesn't fit in with our idea of the heroic romantic epic. There is room only for sacrifice, heroism, war, politics and family struggle.
As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
Have we so soon forgotten those four years of terrible carnage, the greatest war of all time; forgotten the millions of men who gave their lives, who made the supreme sacrifice and who today, beneath the soil of France and Belgium, sleep the eternal sleep?
Frank B. Kellogg
I think there's no sacrifice too great for family, whether it's career, singing, whatever.
The mark of one who loves God and saints is sacrifice.
We engineered activity out of our lives in the name of convenience. We created foods that put fried, fatty, sweet, and salty ahead of fresh, natural, and healthy. We quickly sacrifice sleep to work longer hours in pursuit of the American Dream. Even when we do these things with good intentions, they have life-threatening consequences.
Life does not stand still for families and local communities when our brave men and women are deployed, but we can make their time apart more bearable by recognizing their sacrifice and fulfilling our commitments to them.
If you win without sacrifice you enjoy it but it's more satisfying when you have struggled.
If you choose to do something, then you shouldn't say it's a sacrifice, because nobody forced you to do it.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Let the living give thanks to our honored dead who have paid the ultimate sacrifice that the Constitution of the United States remains our guiding light.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
Freedom is secured every day by our men and women in uniform. We must build a future worthy of their sacrifice.
You must find something that you deeply love and are passionate about and are willing to sacrifice a lot to achieve.
A team will always appreciate a great individual if he's willing to sacrifice for the group.
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
Freedom is a right ultimately defended by the sacrifice of America's servicemen and women.
The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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
With courage and character, American soldiers continue to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom, and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
I knew that if the feat was accomplished it must be at a most fearful sacrifice of as brave and gallant soldiers as ever engaged in battle.
John B. Hood
The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.
Many Tibetans sacrifice their lives.
No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
George Bernard Shaw
The most amazing philanthropists are people who are actually making a significant sacrifice.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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