Gift Quotes Quotes

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

The command has been to "go," but we have stayed - in body, gifts, prayer and influence. He has asked us to be witnesses unto the uttermost parts of the earth... but 99% of Christians have kept puttering around in the homeland.

Robert Savage

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

John Ruskin

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.

Burton Hillis

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.

Peg Bracken

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

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

Charles M. Schulz

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

Ernie Fletcher

Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.

Ambrose Bierce

Everyone has unique gifts and talents. What you love is what you're gifted at. To be completely happy, to live a completely fulfilled life, you have to do what you love.

Barbara Sher

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.

Seneca

Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times.

Allen Klein

Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

Virginia Woolf

Let him who desires to see others happy, make haste to give while his gift can be enjoyed, and remember that every moment of delay takes away something from the value of his benefaction.

Samuel Johnson

It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.

Thomas Carlyle

God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible.

James Clavell

Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays.

John Clayton

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.

John Ruskin
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