Quotes of sake

  1. There seems to be more comedy for comedy's sake – Todd Barry
  2. I think a smart person today realizes that you have to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art. – Halle Berry
  3. I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the sake of common justice to half the people in the world. – Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
  4. The principle we call self -love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good: particular affections rest in the external things themselves. – Joseph Butler
  5. For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  6. To the man who loves art for its own sake it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived. – Arthur Conan Doyle
  7. I've found that in now having experienced what it's like to make records and just through growing up in general that you should be expressive about what's affecting you instead of trying to sing about a subject just for the sake of other people getting something from it. – Chantal Kreviazuk
  8. I was watching Monster's Ball, which is a fabulous movie. It's just a little gem: beautifully shot, and shot in a way I never would have done. It made me feel very old, really, because it wasn't eccentric for its own sake it was just very original. – Adrian Lyne
  9. Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings. – Henry Mayhew
  10. Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman. – Mencius
  11. To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake – Alexander Pope
  12. You may take great comfort from the fact that suffering inwardly for the sake of truth proves abundantly that one loves it and marks one out as being of the elect. – Ernest Renan
  13. I mean, what are they scared of? Who's going to vote for anyone from the Communist Party, for God's sake – Tim Robbins
  14. We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past. – Robert Falcon Scott
  15. During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come. – Mika Waltari

Usage examples for sake

  1. " Well, for the land's sake – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 5. by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  2. I would it were not mine, for your fair sake – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  3. For pity's sake Peggy, what are you doing? – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  4. It is for the sake of what it will bring, like other wrong things. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  5. For your own sake as much as for his! – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  6. I did that for 20 her sake – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  7. I finally agreed to go into it for her sake – The Best Policy by Elliott Flower
  8. " Well, for Heaven's sake say something! – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  9. Not even-- for Laura's sake – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  10. This is for Dick Graham's sake and Barrington's; but look out for me if I catch you outside, for I am one of Price's men. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  11. For my father's sake not for my own- I must take all the care I can of the little health that I have left. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  12. I'm sure I hope, for the young lady's sake that she will 'settle down'- if she does not- Ay, if she does not! – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli
  13. After all, it had been for his mother's sake alone. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  14. " Let me have a word, for poor dead Burr's sake – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  15. Do, for Heaven's sake come in and speak to me for a moment. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  16. And this is all for necessity's sake – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  17. You begin before I have had so much as- For heaven's sake stop! – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  18. Why for goodness' sake – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  19. That's what I want- for George's sake and my own. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  20. For Ronald's sake she went on, perhaps it would be better so. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty

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