Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.
Reducing our levels of consumption will not be a sacrifice but a bonus if we simply redefine the meaning of the word "success."David wann
A good education would be devoted to encouraging and refining the love of the beautiful, but a pathologically misguided moralism instead turns such longing into a sin against the high goal of making everyone feel good, of overcoming nature in the name of equality … Love of the beautiful may be the last and finest sacrifice to radical egalitarianism.Allan Bloom
Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out.Ibrahim babangida
[...] it is right to be kind and even sacrifice ourselves to people who need kindness and lie in our way – otherwise, besides failing to help them, we run into the aridity of self-development. To seek for recipients of one's goodness, to play the Potted Jesus leads to the contray the Christian danger.e. m. forster
In general, the man who is readily disposed to sacrifice himself is one who does not know how else to give meaning to his life. The profession of enthusiasm is the most sickening of all insincerities.cesare pavese
Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?William Butler Yeats
He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter.