One murder made a villain, Millions a hero.Princes were privileg'd To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime. Ah! why will kings forget that they are men, And men that they are brethren?
— Bishop Beilby Porteus

Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliance and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bull doggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
Dr. A. B. Meldrum sanctified quote

I know my fate. One day there will be associated with my name the recollection of something frightful -- of a crisis like no other before on earth, of the profoundest collision of conscience, of a decision evoked against everything that until then had been believed in, demanded, sanctified. I am not a man I am dynamite.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.
— Matthew Henry

Thus first of all in His own person He sanctified, restored, and blessed human nature.
— Martin Chemnitz