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

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

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

The most sublime act is to set another before you.
— William Blake

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