Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it. – J.M. Barrie

All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it. And, you’ll do it, despite rejection and the worst odds. And it will be better than anything else you can imagine. If you’re going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. – Charles Bukowski

There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery involves laying down your life for something bigger than yourself, or for someone else. Sometimes it involves giving up everything you have ever known, or everyone you have ever loved, for the sake of something greater. But sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes it is nothing more than gritting your teeth through pain, and the work of every day, the slow walk toward a better life. That is the sort of bravery I must have now. – Veronica Roth

Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you’re not really losing it. You’re just passing it on to someone else. – Mitch Albom

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation—either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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. – Peter S. Beagle


In a brave and noble way, I want to sacrifice my life one day so that two of my clones can live. – Jarod Kintz

They never fail who die in a great cause. – George Gordon Byron

Without pain, without sacrifice we would have nothing. Like the first monkey shot into space. – Chuck Palahniuk

Peace demands the most heroic labour and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. – Thomas Merton

Without sacrifice, true love is incomprehensible. – Toba Beta

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift. – Steve Prefontaine

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. – Napoleon Hill

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. – Mia Hamm

Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy. – Shel Silverstein

Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. – Karl Lagerfeld

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