Sacrifice Sayings and Quotes

In life we all make sacrifices both big and small. Unfortunately we can’t have it all and are constantly making tradeoffs. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and inspirational sacrifice quotes to get you through your next dilemma.


Sacrifice does not mean the rejection of the worthless, but of the precious.     

Ayn Rand

Sacrifice is the ecstasy of giving the best we have to the One we love most.     

J. Oswald Sanders

In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.     

James Anthony Froude

One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.     

Joan of Arc

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

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.     

Joseph Campbell

To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices.     

Mikhail Baryshnikov

You can only become great at something you are willing to sacrifice for.     

Maya Angelou