Quotes of Sake

“ Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace. ”

- Martin Luther

“ What we once did 'for the sake of God' we now do for the sake of money. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic. ”

- Alphonse de Lamartine

“ A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat. ”

- John Selden

“ Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic. ”

- Alphonse de Lamartine

“ When I tell any truth it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. ”

- Margaret Witter Fuller

“ One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist. ”

- Diogenes Laërtius

“ Take most people, they're crazy about cars. I'd rather have a goddamn horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake. ”

- J.D. Salinger

“ Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having. ”

- Juvenal

“ So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living. ”

- Juvenal

“ I love you the more that I believe you have liked me for my own sake and for nothing else. ”

- John Keats

“ To the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee. ”

- Herman Melville

“ Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie. ”

- Talmud

“ When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness' sake! ”

- Harper Lee

“ Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake. ”

- Bible

“ There's no pleasure on earth that's worth sacrificing for the sake of an extra five years in the geriatric ward of the Sunset Old People's Home, Weston-Super-Mare. ”

- Horace Rumpole

“ Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled, not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it. ”

- Georges Bataille

“ Deliberately to pursue happiness is not the surest way of achieving it. Seek it for its own sake and I doubt whether you will find it. ”

- Robert J. McCracken

“ Do not choose to be wrong for the sake of being different. ”

- Lord Samuel

“ Do your work; not just your work and no more, but a little more for the lavishing's sake — that little more which is worth all the rest. ”

- Dean Briggs

“ Faith is a living and unshakable confidence, a belief in the grace of God so assured that a man would die a thousand deaths for its sake. ”

- Martin Luther

“ Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age. ”

- George Eliot

“ For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself! ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it, and do it for the pleasure… ”

- Gerald Gould
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