In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
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.
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
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..
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.
self-denial, n. Indulgence of a propensity to forego.
It's possible to honourably sacrifice yourself on the altar of acceptance.
There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it.
This is the sacrifice: the endless possibility that is offered up on the altar of the form...
Love sacrifices all things to bless the thing it loves.
Sanctuary is a state of mind which has been lost since the concept of sacrifice has been substituted by complacency.
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
Artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.
The mice which helplessly find themselves between the cats' teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice.
A life of sacrifice is the pinnacle of art, and is full of true joy.
Poor artist! You gave away part of your soul when you painted the picture which you are now trying to dispose of.
We can offer up much in the large, but to make sacrifices in little things is what we are seldom equal to.
Recognize that you can't do everything, and in order to make the time for painting, something else may have to go.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization!
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.
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
Art, not unlike raising children... may entail much sacrifice and periods of despair, but, with luck, the effort will produce something that outlives you.
When looking at any significant work of art, remember that a more significant one probably has had to be sacrificed.
Dont sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there's nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.
Sometimes the thing we feel we can least afford to do is the thing we most need to do.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.