Origin of self-sacrifice
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Both followed wars; people were tired of idealism and self-sacrifice and were determined to enjoy a self- indulgent materialism.
This name carries a legacy of reconciliation (St. Francis was famous for his outreach to the Muslim world), and of self-sacrifice.
It may just require some self-sacrifice like, say, selling your car to afford the chemo.
Your capacity for self-sacrifice grows when you feel unbearable pain.Hector Abad On “Oblivion: A Memoir,” a Memorial to His Murdered Father|Maya Jaggi|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That's self-sacrifice, I suppose; but there must be some satisfaction in it.Man And Superman|George Bernard Shaw
The fatallest furies of scientific are consistent with the most noble powers of self-restraint and self-sacrifice.The Eagle's Nest|John Ruskin
Honor, humanity, self-sacrifice were the original principles of his character, the atmosphere of his being.Timar's Two Worlds|Mr Jkai
"There is no happy life for woman—the advantage that the world offers her is her choice in self-sacrifice," wrote Mr. Howells.Egoists|James Huneker
The nuns' faces are typical of the strong yet tender qualities developed in a life of seclusion and self-sacrifice.