Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice — no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.

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

The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

The men and women who have the right ideals… are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.