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The very act of sacrifice magnifies the one who sacrifices himself to the point where his sacrifice is much more costly to humanity than would have been the loss of those for whom he is sacrificing himself. But in his abnegation lies the secret of his grandeur.
One unfortunate maiden after another beloved of the gods had had to kill her child secretly or be killed herself. The best such a one could expect was exile, and many women thought that worse than death.
Where else, in a non-totalitarian country, but in the political profession is the individual expected to sacrifice all-including his own career-for the national good?
Sacrifice may be a flower that virtue will pluck on its road, but it was not to gather this flower that virtue set forth on its travels.
Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country.
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart.
Offer unto me that which is very dear to thee-which thou holdest most covetable. Infinite are the results of such an offering!
We shall not lightly talk about sacrifice until we are driven to the last extremity which makes sacrifice inevitable.
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