Gift Quotes

Praise is the only gift for which people are really grateful.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

I'm glad I understand that while language is a gift, listening is a responsibility.

Nikki Giovanni

The true value of a gift is the sentiment behind the gifting.

Shri Radhe Maa

The great gift of the southern lands to our civilisation is the simple right to sit at an outside cafe table and look at things.

Anthony Burgess

Live as with God; and, whatever be your calling, pray for the gift that will perfectly qualify you in it.

Horace Bushnell

We don't know how God chooses martyrs. We do know that they give us the most precious gift they possess their very lives.

Csar Estrada Chvez

The vision of the gods without the power of the gods. What a terrible gift. A glorious gift.

Orson Scott Card

Nothing else matters much -- not wealth, nor learning, nor even health -- without this gift: the spiritual capacity to keep zest in living. This is the creed of creeds, the final deposit and distillation of all important faiths: that you should be able to believe in life.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

There is no gift more great than love.

James Branch Cabell

Now among the other things proper to recreate man and give him pleasure, music is either the first or one of the principal;and we must think that it is a gift of God deputed for that purpose'.

John Calvin

Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future. You can never win when you wear the ugly cloak of self-pity, and the sour sound of whining will certainly frighten away any opportunity for success. Never again. There is a better way.

Og Mandino

Take her as a gift, there shall be no ransom.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

It behooves all of us to have everyone experience their deepest, most beautiful, most profound and powerful self, because those people are more apt to give their gift to everyone else rather than shudder in fear.

Jennifer Beals

Before eating, always take a little time to thank the food. When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it. All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them.

Arapaho

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.

Albert Einstein

Christmas is based on an exchange of gifts: the gift of God to man- His Son;and the gift of man to God when...we first give ourselves to God.

Vance Havener

Let us rejoice and give thanks. Not only are we become Christians, but we are become Christ. My brothers, do you understand the grace of God that is given us? Wonder, rejoice, for we are made Christ! If He is the Head, and we the members, then together He and we are the whole man.... This would be foolish pride on our part, were it not a gift of his bounty. But this is what He promised by the mouth of the Apostle: You are the body of Christ, and severally His members

St. Augustine of Hippo

Be pure and simple, and love all because all are one. Live a sincere life; be natural, and be honest with yourself.Honesty will guard you against false modesty and will give you the strength of true humility. Spare no pains to help others. Seek no other reward than the gift of Divine Love.

Meher Baba

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.

St. Augustine of Hippo

An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.

John Ruskin

To be a well-flavored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature.

William Shakespeare

Give yourself the gift of time in coming to answers for your lifeIt takes time, and a lot of introspection and soul-searching, to get clear about what you really want to manifest in your life.

David Emerald

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carson

Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.

Ernie Fletcher
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