Quotation Explorer - 'Sake'

Liberate yourself from unconstructive beliefs forced upon you by others for imprisonment sake. Allow into this space a new-fangled reality which warrant viewpoints increasing a new understanding. - Michaelson Williams
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake. - George Bernard Shaw
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. - Edward Abbey
Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake. - E.M. Forster
Oh God, let me not be cured of love, but let my passion grow! Let me love for love's sake! - Diane Wolkstein
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. - Margaret Fuller
To pursue happiness for its own sake is the surest way to lose it. - George Roche
Goodnight, moon. Goodnight, stars. Goodnight planets, comets and... Mars. Yes, even you, Mars. And not only for the sake of the rhyme. - Paul The Astronaut
The most rewarding times are those spent in changing lives for the sake of humanity. - Gift Gugu Mona
The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over. - Gordon Ramsay
Hanging with people who make you feel unappreciated, for the mere sake of appearing to be popular, is the loneliest place to be. - Ellen J. Barrier
Don't let your teeth make you lose respect by permanently keeping them opened for the sake of being friendly. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I write not for the sake of glory. Not for the sake of fame. Not of the sake of success. But for the sake of my soul. - Rachel Scott
For chocolate's sake! - P. Nicole Green
To forgive is not for the sole sake of relieving another of their guilt, but rather for the sake of the soul that had been perpetrated upon! - DC Gunnersen
For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie. - The Talmud
We can't always take the higher road when faced with adversity. Sometimes for the sake of restoration, peace and sharing the love of Jesus, we have to walk through the tribulation. - Chris Vonada
Do what you do only for God's sake, start for God's sake, work for God's sake, and act within the sphere of God's good approval. - Said Nursî
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
Every anniversary is an opportunity to evaluate the past and the present for the sake of future opportunities. - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
If any religion allows you to torture animals or sacrifice an animal for the sake of procuring god’s favor, then that is not a religion. It is an absurd practice of inhumanity. - Debasish Mridha
There are those who seek knowledge for the sake of knowledge; that is Curiosity.There are those who seek knowledge to be known by others; that is Vanity.There are those who seek knowledge in order to serve; that is Love. - Bernard of Clairvaux
Humans are the villains, they are the killers. That's the truth.... for god sake! - Deyth Banger
I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships. - Kurt Cobain
Accepting necessary conflicts for the sake of improving the lives of children is the only fundamental moral crusade that matters. - Stefan Molyneux
I won't sacrifice my characters morals/intentions/motives for the sake of what I believe is right or wrong. If the action fits the character it will be written. That's that. - James DeSantis
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. - John Locke
Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace. - Nelson Mandela
NEVER EVER STAY IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP FOR THE SAKE OF YOUR CHILDREN. That is the worst thing one can ever do. It is better for a child to live with one Good Parent than two frustrated,screwed up ones. - Rachitha Cabral
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 Laertius
I will never compromise Truth for the sake of getting along with people who can only get along when we agree. - D.R. Silva
I remember thinking that I could disguise the way I am by somehow filtering my expression for the sake of juvenile social acceptance or I could say to the world, Here I am, if you don’t like it, don’t clap. -Boys of the Fatherless- - David C. Riggins
Art for art's sake, with no purpose, for any purpose perverts art. But art achieves a purpose which is not its own. (1804) - Benjamin Constant
How hard can it be to find a girl and an elephant for Christ's sake? - Sara Gruen
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise. - Charles Dickens
Must, bid the Morn awake! Sad Winter now declines, Each bird doth choose a mate; This day's Saint Valentine's. For that good bishop's sake Get up and let us see What beauty it shall be That Fortune us assigns. - Michael Drayton
For the sake of the aftermath. - Steve Dolson
Sometimes you must agree with someones opinion for the sake of being polite and modest, but within you, you know that you are not foolish and crazy. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Plucking a flower and giving it to someone is not an act of kindness; it is a behaviour of killing a defenceless fragile beauty for the sake of our own interest! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having. - Juvenal
He loves Thee too little, who loves anything together with Thee, which he loves not for Thy sake. - Augustine of Hippo
Don't apologize for expressing passion.Don't back down when it comes to your integrity.Don't let anyone undermine your standards for the sake of ease.Be a character of excellence, NOT excuses. - Janna Cachola
I've never been afraid of being alone. For the sake of my work, I must be! - Ochiai Naoyuki
I am philosophical Christ; crucified on the cross of ignorance for the sake ofdivine vanity. - Kedar Joshi
We are created for the sake of love. When we experience love in family life, it is heavenly, but it is still only an image of the greater glory we hope to behold in heaven. - Scott Hahn
This love of money is the curse of American, and for the sake of it men will sell honor and honesty, till we don't know whom to trust, and it is only a genius like Agassiz who dares to say, 'I cannot waste my time in getting rich,'" said Mrs. Jessie sadly. - Louisa May Alcott
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral. - Leo Tolstoy
Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living. - Juvenal
Collectivism means the subjugation of the individual to a group—whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Collectivism holds that man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called the common good. - Ayn Rand
Genuine bravery for a writer.... It is about calmly speaking the truth when everyone else is silenced, when the truth cannot be expressed. It is about speaking out with a different voice, risking the wrath of the state and offending everyone, for the sake of the truth, and the writer’s conscience. - Murong Xuecun
A true leader leads for the sake of love and his knowledge of the path, a bad leader redirects his followers to the path of destruction. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Nothing in the Universe exists solely for itself. You are not alive just for the sake of being alive. The purpose of your life is much bigger than your life so if all you think about is your life, then you're missing out on the purpose for your life. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
you turn into a shrewd tactician, making a series of cautious semicommitments without really surrendering to some larger purpose. You lose the ability to say a hundred noes for the sake of one overwhelming and fulfilling yes. - David Brooks
Love, not for a purpose, love just for the sake of love. - Debasish Mridha
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake. - Bible
It is said that we do not make the guilty party suffer for the sake of suffering; it is nonetheless true that we find it right that he should suffer. - Émile Durkheim
The key to flow is to pursue an activity for its own sake, not for the rewards it brings."--(psychologist on the state of being he calls "flow") - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Endeavor for greatness, venture for the sake of the heart. - Nadège Richards
When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness' sake! - Harper Lee
Darling, don't be silly, your whole future is ahead of you. All you have to do is go out there and ask for a part- something small and reasonable just to start with. From there, no one can stop you. Don't feel bad about anything you've done, and for God's sake, have fun. - Anna Godbersen
Know you not that a good man does nothing for appearance sake, but for the sake of having done right? - Epictetus
No man by mere high human wisdom would dare undertake a step for Jesus’ sake unless he knows that the Holy Spirit has directly spoken to him; and until He comes, I shall not go. - Oswald Chambers
She longs for fresh air and common sense, and is not willing to be a dolt for the sake of being called a deity. - Kate Gordon
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
Ignorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading, it can only be cured by reason. For the sake of humanity, we must be that cure. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
I’m less interested in proselytizing or a bigger tent for its own sake than in issues of human flourishing. What are the best conditions in which people live and flourish? It’s more the, How do we get along? What does it mean for living now? - Karen L. King
What have you done for science today? Stop doing things for God! He doesn't need anything. Do something for science, for God's sake! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need. - Napoléon Bonaparte
I really feel that people who have problem with Lesbians‬, Gays‬ and Transgenders‬, should be blessed with any one of them Only to realize that they are human beings too..Let them live peacefully for gods sake! - honeya
Someone has to be stoic, for the sake of, in spite of, and in the face of all those who are, not. Someone, has to be serious. Someone has to choose to forgo choice, so that there is an option left for others to consider. Everyone can't be, someone. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
TODAY is the PAST of your FUTURE. So, make TODAY count for the sake of your HISTORY. Use your words, time & choices wisely - Fela Durotoye
...not everyone is willing to defend a position of 'not knowing.' There is no virtue in ignorance for its own sake. - B.F. Skinner
There is greatness in doing something you hate for the sake of someone you love. - Shmuley Boteach
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - these are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it. - Albert Einstein
Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement: for transfiguration, not for the sake of play. It is the quest of our self that drives us along the eternal and never-ending journey we must all make. - Max Beckmann
The ABC's success by Bob Proctor is one powerful book, such books are rare. Even sometimes it's hard to find a book which is based on somebody's experience... fantasy??For god sake, one drop truth which is about from 10% up to 20% and the other from 80% up to 90% it's a lie. - Deyth Banger
Man is here for the sake of other men - above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. - Albert Einstein
...I wanna a break from this corrupted humanity what more to say??? Going in so down level, that the stupidy is going in the paradox of stupidity. The cleverness is lost in the black hole, for god sake! - Deyth Banger
Oh for craps sake. You're not dying again, are you? It's seriously inconvenient when you do that." -Aphrodite - P.C. Cast
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
[Cornell University will be] an asylum for Science—where truth shall be sought for truth's sake, not stretched or cut exactly to fit Revealed Religion. - Andrew Dickson White
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic. - Alphonse de Lamartine
Attractive souls are different than beautiful souls. Attractive souls take care of their outward appearance for appearance sake. Beautiful souls care for themselves inwardly and outwardly, so they can be of value to themselves and to others. - Toni Sorenson
For god sake to live in awesome,cool place you should have rules in your right hand and on the left hand you should have a program which can run based on this rules. - Deyth Banger
When you see no present advantage, walk by faith and not by sight. Do God the honor to trust Him when it comes to matters of loss for the sake of principle. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I love you the more that I believe you have liked me for my own sake and for nothing else. - John Keats
Lying for lying's sake is the inspiration behind all great art - Marty Rubin
Desires to which we cling closely can easily prevent us from being what we ought to be and can be; and on the other hand, desires repeatedly mastered for the sake of present duty make us richer.Lack of desire is poverty. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Read for the sake of using others knowledge to find your own inner guidance. - Matthew Donnelly
Misery loves company. For the sake of your sanity, avoid entertaining her. - Andrena Sawyer
Relate to a life situation in the deepest sense: not from the standpoint of the ego that bemoans its fate and rebels against it, but from... the greater inner law that has left behind its small birth, the narrow realm of personal outlook, for the sake of renewal and rebirth. - Max Zeller
Tea carries within itself; knowledge, wisdom, and wellness; for the sake of giving. - Aniruddha Sastikar
I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine. - Ayn Rand
Lie still, lie still, my breaking heart; My silent heart, lie still and break: Life, and the world, and mine own self, are changed For a dream's sake. - Christina Rossetti
What we once did 'for the sake of God' we now do for the sake of money. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Seek out your superiors and learn from them. Do not hide nor shy away from them for the sake of your pride for true pride is perceived, not in perceived skill, but in improvement. - Megan Webster
Is that your reason for fighting?! We're different!!! We fight for the sake of our injured friends!!! No matter if our opponents are humans, demons, or even gods!!! - Hiro Mashima
Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. - Aristotle
Those who have castrated themselves from all sin for the sake of the kingdom of heaven, are blessed; they abstain from the world. - Clement of Alexandria
Nothing, how little so ever it be, if it is suffered for God’s sake, can pass without merit in the sight of God. - Thomas à Kempis
For God's sake, have some self-respect and do not run off at the mouth if your brain is out to lunch. - Anton Chekhov
you may meet opportunities; you may miss opportunities; you may create opportunities. Opportunities may recur; opportunities may be equivalent but not equal. For the sake of the vicissitudes of life and the mutability of time, watch your time - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
God is never angry for His sake, only for ours. - Thomas Aquinas
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil. - Plato
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. - Charlotte Bronte
And for the sake of humility--a characteristic crucial to sacred questioning we might do well to confess that we're capable at any moment of such bad religion ourselves. - David Dark
When i tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do. - William Blake
If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
For god sake, don't put limits on your life. Do what you want, work on what you want and don't listen to people - which haven't succeeded what you want to succeed. - Deyth Banger
Intelligent men never do a business; only a fool kills his own beautiful instincts for the sake of a word profit. - Thiruman Archunan
Lying for lying's sake is the inspiration behind all great fiction. - Marty Rubin
I write fiction not for my readers and not for myself. I write fiction for the sake of those odd heroic characters that are contained therein. They are counting on me as much as I am counting on them. - Nicholas Trandahl
Great! I’m addressing the King of Altoln…about who knows what, but I’m at the centre of it and everyone’s looking at me now, oh for all the gods’ sake Falchion, swallow it down and say something damn you. - J.P.Ashman
When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. - Aristotle
Was this what she had shattered convention for; broken with her family, her friends? Everything she had ever known; doomed herself to eternal damnation, for the sake of what she had believed would be heaven on earth, and had turned out to be hell, here and now? - Fay Weldon
Creativity and artistic endeavors have a mission that goes far beyond just making music for the sake of music - Herbie Hancock
The life of the enemy . Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has an interest in the enemy's staying alive. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship. - Aristotle
people are too quick to give their hearts away, i mean, be fearless; run wild into their arms, but for goodness sake know your worth. A being of wisdom knows their heart is the breath of their existence and only a honorable love deserves to feel it at its purest form. - Nikki Rowe
I would have gone to bed with him that night. If he had asked. If he had come and kissed me. Not for his sake, but for being alive's. - John Fowles
If you're going to make a science fiction movie, then have a hover craft chase, for God's sake. - Joss Whedon
I am very pleased you like my stories. They are studies in prose, put for Romance's sake into fanciful form: meant partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy, and who find simplicity in a subtle strangeness. - Oscar Wilde
I am utterly convinced that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will eventually unite not to destroy but to edify, and that the future will belong to those who have done the most for the sake of suffering humanity. - Louis Pasteur
Don't for heaven's sake, be afraid of talking nonsense! But you must pay attention to your nonsense. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
For God’s sake, take the religion out of your life or all kind of absurdities will take the reason out of your life! Keep God, get rid of religion! God, Love and Science; the Magnificent Trinity! All you need is these three things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For my part, i travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move - Robert Davis Stevenson
Technology innovation for the sake of innovation is an empty shell if we focus on what people don't need but would buy anyways. - Iveta Cherneva
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