Xun Zi Chinese Confucian philosopher
Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784);
poet, essayist, lexicographer
Joseph Campbell (1904-1987);
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865);
16th U.S. President
George Santayana (1863-1952);
philosopher, poet, essayist, novelist
Arthur Ashe (1943-1993);
professional tennis player, civil rights supporter
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970);
William Wordsworth (1770-1850);
Tom Krause (born 1957);
motivational speaker, teacher, and coach
Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695);
Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964);
American general and field marshal
Submitted by judy almost 2 years ago.
As I was going through things to donate to Easter Seals, I found bed sheets that were my mom's. I couldn't believe as I hung them on the line , that every corner was sewn. My "apron" mother took the time to sew , iron and use her things to last. My "apron " mother was the mother that wore…
Submitted by Anastasia Gordon 8 months ago.
My Hero is my Husband Matthew, Not only is he my high school sweetheart but he is my wonderful loving Sailor. Matthew spends his days working 14 hour shifts on the best submarine in the Navy; The North Carolina 777. In my opinion he has the most important job on the sub, he is the best cook in his division…
I found my passion for softball last school year and joined the modified softball team at my school. I don't live in town, so my dad had to drive into town to pick me up almost every day. I started crunching numbers, with gas having been so expensive during softball season, and I just realized that my parents spent $197.76 just on gas for me to play softball for three months. Now, that is sacrifice.
Sarah G. over 1 year ago from Greenwich, NY
The ONLY time one sacrifices must be for a higher value.
Richard C. over 1 year ago from Crown Point, IN
Sacrifice is giving up something of value for something of higher value.
Bruce Willingham about 2 years ago from Warner Robins, Ga
Check out September 11 10th year, pay it foward event. It's on Facebook and what you do is do a kind act to three people and ask those people to pass it along, or pay it foward. Love the commercial for this website. That's what brought me here!
Jennifer W. over 2 years ago from West Palm Beach, FL
Its beautifully said. If giving up a little can bring a smile on somebody's face, then we should think that our work is done.
Rina G. over 3 years ago from Secunderabad, India
People sacrifice their lives everyday for us. Why can't we do the little things to give back?
Madison C. over 3 years ago from Pennsylvania
Angel F. almost 5 years ago from Texas