Sentence Examples


  • At the end of the Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit characters are highly regarded by the other races for their courageous self-sacrifice.
  • It is reasonable with her in high school and you in college, this kind of self-sacrifice would be too much to expect.
  • He was brought up in an atmosphere of hard work, of moral discipline, and (after his father's death in 1811) of that wholesome self-sacrifice which is a condition of life for those who are poor in money and rich in spirit.
  • For just as there is no self-realization which does not involve self-sacrifice, so there is no room for that species of egoism within the confines of morality which is incompatible with social service.
  • Anniceris, in whose thought the school reached its highest perfection, declared that true pleasure consists sometimes in self-sacrifice and that sympathy in enjoyment is a real source of happiness.