Top 425 Sacrifice Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Sacrifice Quotes from famous people such as Richard Wagner, Pedro Martinez, James E. Faust, Sam Allardyce, Virginia Henley, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The patriot subordinates himself to his State in order

The patriot subordinates himself to his State in order to raise it above all other States and thus, as it were, to find his personal sacrifice repaid with ample interest through the might and greatness of his fatherland.
Richard Wagner
You have to execute. You have to sacrifice your body.
Pedro Martinez
To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.
James E. Faust
Too many times I have had to sacrifice a trophy or the chance of winning one because the owners have said you have to stay in the Premier League at all costs.
Sam Allardyce
To have a successful writing career, you must be willing to sacrifice a great deal. The book, the deadline come first before anything else. Writing is not a job; it is a lifestyle, and it is a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows. You need self-confidence and an iron carapace.
Virginia Henley
A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused.
Nigel Short
He that offereth sacrifice of the goods of the poor is as one that sacrificeth the son in the presence of his father.
Saint Patrick
In any art, if you want to become successful, you have to be willing to sacrifice.
Johnny Lever
A lot of the better offenses sacrifice defense to be a good offense and I’m not interested in doing that.
Frank Vogel
The biggest sacrifice to me is to not be in an atmosphere where I can keep writing and moving forward.
Trey Anastasio
If someone is going to spend a whole game marking you, then there may be games when I will have to sacrifice myself for the team and take them away and create space for a team-mate.
John McGinn
I think, a lot of guys who want to be professional football players, they see the Premiership players, and they see the finished article, but there’s a lot of hard work that’s gone into their careers for them to get there. There’s a lot of sacrifice, and I think people tend to forget that.
Chris Coleman
Dieting is odious and can require years of determination and sacrifice. I entirely understand the impulse to say, ‘Screw it,’ and have another piece of cake.
Lionel Shriver
At the end of the day that’s the only thing you can’t pay for, the thing you can’t get back. So you gotta learn to sacrifice that time to put something you trying to invest in.
Young Dolph
The accounting of the sacrifice is, more than anything else, the attitude toward war memorials in our time.
Friedrich St. Florian
War is a fundamental aspect of human existence. It’s good to know what war entails and what the human sacrifice is.
Tim O’Brien
We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress.
Nick Lampson
Sometimes freedom demands a measure of sacrifice.
Erin O’Toole
What you’re willing to sacrifice is the measurement of how you love – at least it is for me.
Jada Pinkett Smith
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
James Allen
America is a country born from semi-mythologized blood, glory and acts of selfless patriotic sacrifice.
Henry Rollins
You have to make sacrifices if you want to do what you want to do in this world. If you really want something you make the sacrifice. If you don’t, you don’t.
Brian Flores
When I was writing my first book, ‘In Harm’s Way,’ I witnessed the sense of sacrifice that those WWII veterans possessed. I was surprised that sometimes their grandchildren hadn’t talked to them about the historic events of that night in July 1945, when the USS Indianapolis went down.
Doug Stanton
Our service men and women sacrifice so much to protect our country, our citizens, and our freedoms. My father, brother, and nephew all served this nation in uniform, and I am committed to the unwavering support of those who defend this nation and our values.
Lucy McBath
There’s a lot of projection that if you’re in service then you shouldn’t look good. I’m no different from anybody else. I like clothes, I like shoes, I like to go have nice dinners, I like to dance. Just because I’ve dedicated myself to serving women, why do you think I need to sacrifice myself?
Zainab Salbi
Sacrifice is going to war for your country. Sacrifice is a brave young man being blown up by a landmine in Afghanistan.
Sebastian Coe
My husband is very fortunate to be part of the government. It is a great honor and privilege, and in no way is his work, or my part in this, any kind of sacrifice.
Louise Linton
Artists forget than the first purpose of a comic character is to convey emotion. Everything else, like realism, or other kinds of virtuosity, is an optional extra. If you sacrifice expression for the sake of other concerns, you’re putting the cart before the horse.
Ted Naifeh
Over the course of my career in law enforcement, I have witnessed over and over again the selflessness and sacrifice of law enforcement who lay their lives on the line every day to protect people who they will never meet and people who will never know their names.
Kamala Harris
My mother made a choice. And when I was younger, I judged her for making that choice. Then I got older and got to be an adult, and I realized that was the ultimate sacrifice that any parent and any mother could possibly make.
Jose Antonio Vargas
It does take a lot of effort to perform, playing for England. It’s a huge amount of sacrifice to do and one day I might just wake up and say ‘you know what, I’m done with it.’
Alastair Cook
Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingne

Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.
Michael Novak
I love sleep so much. That’s the one thing I won’t sacrifice. I really cannot.
Bozoma Saint John
You don’t have to sacrifice who you are to follow your beliefs.
Bryan Clay
The life of an athlete does have to be lonely and you have to be focused on your craft and what you do. Loneliness is just a sacrifice you make as an Olympic-level athlete.
Johnny Weir
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another – too often ending in the loss of both.
Tryon Edwards
Men and women have served and died to protect American democracy, but their sacrifice will be for naught if that democracy dies from the poison the Supreme Court has injected into our political organs.
Jennifer Granholm
We cannot sacrifice our humanity in the name of security – or we risk losing both.
Beto O’Rourke
My parents made a great sacrifice to make sure that we had something wonderful at Christmas, and through the help of the state and others, we were able to have a good meal.
Jesse White
My favorite thing is when we lift a trophy. Afterward, we can have a picture of us lifting a trophy. And that picture shows a lot of work, a lot of difficulty and a lot of sacrifice together.
N’Golo Kante
When you’re in love with it you’re willing to do whatever it takes, whether be it cold tubs, or massages, acupuncture, whatever it might be. I think when you love the game purely all those things you’re willing to do is sacrifice.
Jamal Crawford
To venture upon an undertaking of any kind, even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
Emil Cioran
I want to give my followers a positive message. I want to give those girls a positive message who have been forcefully married, who continue to sacrifice. I want to be an example for those people. That’s my aim.
Qandeel Baloch
Here is the problem with legacy: You’ll sacrifice stuff that is not even yours to get it. Take President Obama’s Iran deal, when he gave the shirt off his back – and ours, too.
Greg Gutfeld
The developing science departs at the same time more and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches.
Felix Klein
Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated, learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about, make sure you’re paying attention and studying your art.
Marvin Hagler
Sustainability can’t be like some sort of a moral sacrifice or political dilemma or a philanthropical cause. It has to be a design challenge.
Bjarke Ingels
I see my friends who have superstar lifestyles, and it’s great to have hundreds of millions of dollars, but at the same time, it’s a sacrifice of your own sanity.
Poo Bear
No matter where people stand on the policies that led to the conflicts, Americans recognize the depth of sacrifice and patriotism of our men and women in uniform. Everyone agrees these heroes deserve every advantage we can give them.
Bobby Kotick
If you can’t stand a little sacrifice and you can’t stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we’re never going to straighten this country out.
Ross Perot
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.
Katherine Heigl
Each January, I put God first and honor him with the first of our substance by sowing a first fruits offering of one month’s pay. That is a big sacrifice, but it is a seed for the harvest I am believing for in the coming year. And God always provides!
Paula White
Not in purity or in holiness merely, for in Paradise man was holy, and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
Matthew Simpson
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.