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He who would accomplish little need sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much. He who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly. (James Allen)

You get out of your art what you are willing to give up for it. (Anonymous)

In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice. (Richard Bach)

Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it. (James M. Barrie)

What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage. (Bruce Barton)

No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. (Max Beerbohm)

Those who can serve best, those who help most, those who sacrifice most, those are the people who will be loved in life and honoured in death... (Annie Besant)

Of all the work that produces results, nine tenths must be drudgery. There is no work, from the highest to the lowest, which can be done well by any man who is unwilling to make that sacrifice. (Edward Henry Bickersteth)

self-denial, n. Indulgence of a propensity to forego. (Ambrose Bierce)

It's possible to honourably sacrifice yourself on the altar of acceptance. (Joseph P. Blodgett)

There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it. (Dr. Joyce Brothers)

This is the sacrifice: the endless possibility that is offered up on the altar of the form... (Martin Buber)

Love sacrifices all things to bless the thing it loves. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

Sanctuary is a state of mind which has been lost since the concept of sacrifice has been substituted by complacency. (Vittorio Canta)

Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation. (Margaret Deland)

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. (Bernadette Devlin)

Artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The mice which helplessly find themselves between the cats' teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice. (Mahatma Gandhi)

A life of sacrifice is the pinnacle of art, and is full of true joy. (Mahatma Gandhi)

Poor artist! You gave away part of your soul when you painted the picture which you are now trying to dispose of. (Paul Gauguin)

We can offer up much in the large, but to make sacrifices in little things is what we are seldom equal to. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Recognize that you can't do everything, and in order to make the time for painting, something else may have to go. (Carolyn Henderson)

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. (Napoleon Hill)

How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization! (Eric Hoffer)

Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being. (Carl Gustav Jung)

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. (Abdul Kalam)

Art, not unlike raising children... may entail much sacrifice and periods of despair, but, with luck, the effort will produce something that outlives you. (Michael Kimmelman)

When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed. (Paul Klee)

Dont 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)

Sometimes the thing we feel we can least afford to do is the thing we most need to do. (Faith Meenan)

I thought you had to give up a lot for art, and you did. It required complete concentration. It also required that whatever money you had had to be put into art materials. (Alice Neel)

The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. (John James Osborne)

However exquisite the contours or the colours of clouds, trees, rivers or hills, may be in themselves, they must be sacrificed if they do not conform with the general plan. (Walter J. Phillips)

The artist who gives up an hour of work for an hour of conversation with a friend knows that he is sacrificing a reality for something that does not exist. (Marcel Proust)

He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes. (Chinese proverb)

In art as in life the valid sacrifices are those that bring no income. (Jean Rostand)

All artists are self-sacrificing human beings, and to become an artist is nothing but to devote oneself to the subterranean gods. (Friedrich Von Schlegel)

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain. (Arthur Schopenhauer)

Sacrifice is in the daily routine of an artist's life. Without it the artist cannot embrace the essence of creativity. (Paol Serret)

The true artist will let his wife starve, his children go barefoot, his mother drudge for his living at seventy, sooner than work at anything but his art. (George Bernard Shaw)

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing. (George Bernard Shaw)

The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love. (Morihei Ueshiba)

Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice? (William Butler Yeats)

The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

Sacrifices are concerned with the feelings of devotion and longing. (Xun Zi)


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