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Self Sacrifice

Self Sacrifice Quotes

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

"The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become."
Charles Du Bos

The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality."
T.S. Eliot

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Self Sacrifice Definition: The giving up of one's own benefit, especially giving up one's life, for the good of others.

Etymology of 'Self Sacrifice'
1805, from self- + sacrifice (n.). Adjective self-sacrific'd attested from 1711. Sacrifice: late 13c., "offering of something (especially a life) to a deity as an act of propitiation or homage;" mid-14c., "that which is offered in sacrifice," from Old French sacrifise "sacrifice, offering" (12c.), from Latin sacrificium, from sacrificus "performing priestly functions or sacrifices," from sacra "sacred rites" (properly neuter plural of sacer "sacred;") + root of facere "to do, perform"

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Self Sacrifice"
"Perfect Self Sacrifice is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Self Sacrifice now"
"Accept Self Sacrifice"
"Trust in your Self Sacrifice"
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