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George Bernard Shaw

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Without sacrifice, no victory.
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Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
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How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization!
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How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization.
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Love is vanity without sacrifice.
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Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
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You can sacrifice and not love. But you cannot love and not sacrifice.
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Without sacrifice, true love is incomprehensible.
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Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy.
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I want her to be happy. It's worth sacrificing myself." -Eddie
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Sacrifice, sacrifice.
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That's not true either!
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Self-sacrifice is never entirely unselfish, for the giver never fails to receive.
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I would feel sorry for her if she did.
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There is no progress or accomplishment without sacrifice.
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Without pain, without sacrifice we would have nothing. Like the first monkey shot into space.
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The problem with communication…is the illusion that is has been accomplished.
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To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a wo...
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Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another's happiness than in your own.
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Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.
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When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.
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Give unto me, made lowly wise,/ The spirit of self-sacrifice.
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I have shuddered at...
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Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
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for the self-sacrifice and high professionalism show during the rescue of the Russian seamen.
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It's a great sacrifice they make for us.
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Sacrifice to me is something you do without expecting something in return.
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GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Words are only postage stamps delivering the object for you to unwrap
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It shows how dangerous it is to be too good
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Nothing but the natural ignorance of the public, countenanced by the inoculated erroneousness of the...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Morality can go to its father the devil.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
THE DEVIL. As far as I went, yes. But I will now go further, and confess to you that men get tired o...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We cut the throat of a calf and hang it up by the heels to bleed to death so that our veal cutlet ma...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Socialism is the same as Communism, only better English
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He who has never hoped can never despair
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What is the use of straining after an amiable view of things, when a cynical view is most likely to ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, t...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify h...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He knows nothing; he thinks he knows everything - that clearly points to a political career
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Changeable women are more enduring than monotonous ones. They are sometimes murdered but seldom dese...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Golf is typical capitalist lunacy.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I'm a free citizen.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What is the use of straining after an amiable view of things, when a cynical view is most likely to ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulde...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The surest way to ruin a man who doesn't know how to handle money is to give him some.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
[But that was how it was in a workaday Britain generally addicted to merit, rather than one increasi...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, y...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Imprisonment is as irrevocable as death.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
There is only one belief that can rob death of its sting and the grave of its victory.. For without ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Be like the sun and meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a common language.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Science is always simple and profound. It is only half truths that are dangerous.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Whisky is liquid sunshine.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW