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Quotes About Sacrifices

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Shannon L. Alder
“Never rearrange your life in order to meet Mr. Darcy half way. If he couldn’t see your worth at the moment you met then he won’t two years later. May the halls of Pemberly be filled with his regrets and your life filled with thankfulness because of this revelation.”
Shannon L. Alder

J.K. Rowling
“Harry, you wonderful boy, you brave, brave man.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Shannon L. Alder
“A competitive and insecure woman will tell you that “true love” is never giving up on someone you're in love with. A confident and spiritual woman knows that “moving on” doesn’t mean you never loved someone. She realizes that letting go is what God needs her to do because both your happiness and hers requires taking different journeys for spiritual growth. Letting go is sometimes the hardest thing, but it is the most “real love” you will ever experience.”
Shannon L. Alder

Criss Jami
“What is hard work? It takes strength, energy, and stress to truly care about others enough to place oneself last, but it is easy to wrap oneself up and selfishly scramble on the heads of others.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Melina Marchetta
“Some of us weren't born for rewards, Froi. We were born for sacrifices.”
Melina Marchetta, Froi of the Exiles

Shannon L. Alder
“Blessed is a mother that would give up part of her soul for her children's happiness.”
Shannon L. Alder

Patricia C. Wrede
“Sometimes, though, you have to do things for family, even if you'd rather not.”
Patricia C. Wrede, Across the Great Barrier

Kellie Elmore
“Sacrifices made for love are fine, unless the sacrifice is you.”
Kellie Elmore

Cammie McGovern
“This is what we do, my mother's life said. We find ourselves in the sacrifices we make.”
Cammie McGovern, Neighborhood Watch

Nadège Richards
“Stop setting yourself on fire for people who just stand to watch you burn.”
Nadège Richards, 5 Miles

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“Making money isn't hard in itself,what's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting your life to”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of things that he is willing to do for a woman.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Enock Maregesi
“Ukitaka kujua maana halisi ya maisha yako kuwa tayari kufanya vitu vikubwa vitakavyohitaji nguvu ya Mungu kuvikamilisha – na kudumu katika maisha hayo kwa kafara ya maombi.”
Enock Maregesi

Stephen M. Irwin
“After Nicholas hung up the phone, he watched his mother carry buckets and garden tools across the couch grass toward a bed that would, come spring, be brightly ablaze as tropical coral with colorful arctotis, impatiens, and petunias. Katherine dug with hard chopping strokes, pulling out wandering jew and oxalis, tossing the uprooted weeds into a black pot beside her.
The garden will be beautiful, he thought. But how do the weeds feel about it? Sacrifices must be made.”
Stephen M. Irwin, The Dead Path

Enock Maregesi
“Toa msamaha kwa waliokukosea kwa sababu dhambi zilizofanya mkosane zilitoka kwa Shetani.”
Enock Maregesi

Enock Maregesi
“Ukipata matatizo kumbuka kwamba Yesu alipata matatizo pia, na kutokana na matatizo hayo mimi na wewe tulipata uhuru. Soma Biblia. Soma nyimbo katika kitabu cha Zaburi zinazomsifu Mungu katika kipindi cha matatizo. Funga na kuomba ukiamini kwamba mapenzi ya Mungu kwetu ni huru, yasiyokuwa na masharti yoyote. Toa msamaha kwa waliokukosea. Ni kitu cha muhimu kujilimbikizia imani katika kipindi cha amani, ili matatizo yakitokea usiweze kuyumba.”
Enock Maregesi

Enock Maregesi
“Kafara ya maombi ni kushukuru wakati wa matatizo. Kushukuru kuna nguvu kuliko kuomba.”
Enock Maregesi

Alice Sebold
“In the fall he picked up his phone one afternoon to hear Grandma Lynn.
'Jack,' my grandmother announced, 'I am thinking of coming to stay.'
My father was silent, but the line was riddled with his hesitation.
'I would like to make myself available to you and the children. I've been knocking around in this mausoleum long enough.'
'Lynn, we're just beginning to start over again,' he stammered. Still, he couldn't depend on Nate's mother to watch Buckley forever. Four months after my mother left, her temporary absence was beginning to take on the feel of permanence.
My grandmother insisted. I watched her resist the remaining slug of vodka in her glass. 'I will contain my drinking until'- she thought hard here- 'after five o'clock, and,' she said,' what the hell, I'll stop altogether if you should find it necessary.'
'Do you know what you're saying?'
My grandmother felt a clarity from her phone hand down to her pump-encased feet. 'Yes, I do. I think'
It was only after he got off the phone that he let himself wonder, Where will we PUT her?
It was obvious to everyone.

~pgs 213-214; Grandma Lynn and Jack;”
Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

“It’s important to know that you're behind, to be able to convince yourself to make sacrifices that get you ahead.”
Shivanee Harshey

Sheryl Sandberg
“Instead of pondering the question "Can we have it all?," we should be asking the more practical question "Can we do it all?" And again, the answer is no.”
Sheryl Sandberg

Allan Dare Pearce
“But, ladies and gentlemen, we will also be asked to make sacrifices in matters that are not our affair and that do not concern us, sacrifices that would leave our people bleeding or wounded, or even dead, from battle. There is no equality for us in this lifetime.”
Allan Dare Pearce, Paris in April

Kenneth Eade
“But, in making the sacrifices that the Government asks us to make, we are not protecting our freedom. We are giving away our freedom in exchange for a false sense of security.”
Kenneth Eade, A Patriot's Act

Chelsea Pitcher
“You have to make sacrifices for the things you believe in. If you don’t, what’s the point in believing in anything?”
Chelsea Pitcher, The Last Changeling

Michael Montoure
“We used to make gods, and we used to make sacrifices to them, and they would reward us. We're still doing it and we still makes the sacrifices - I don't know how many cows die every year to keep Burger Clown alive, but I know it's a lot - but we don't know what to do with the gods once we have them.”
Michael Montoure, Counting From Ten

“I am thankful that to be attuned to the needs of another attunes us to the world, and that if I stay attuned only to my needs I will always be a stranger to the world.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of women that he is convinced he is in love with.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Sacrifice is a virtue that shows you truly love her and you would do anything to make her happy.”
Jeremy Limn

“The length of one's journey to success is quite irrelevant if one has several reasons why the rewards at the very end of it is worth every sacrifice.”
Edmond Mbiaka

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