Gift Quotes Quotes

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

Elizabeth Hardwick

Jazz is... One of life's greatest gifts: fun found within surprise.

Unknown

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself

Jean Anouilh

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

Mother Teresa

A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.

Isadora James

# The joy of brightening other lives, bearing others' burdens, easing other's loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.

W. C. Jones

Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given--when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.--

Joan Winmill Brown

A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange.

Unknown

Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.

Unknown

A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money

Unknown

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.

Bill Cosby

A volunteer is a person who can see what others cannot see; who can feel what most do not feel. Often, such gifted persons do not think of themselves as volunteers, but as citizens - citizens in the fullest sense: partners in civilization.

Anonymous

Quietly forgiving and moving on is a gift to God ~ and yourself.

Unknown

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more

Anthony Robbins

Your child will be better prepared to tackle the bumps on the road of life if he has been given the gift of guided independence.

Jacquie McTaggart

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

Pierre Corneille

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more

Anthony Robbins

Retirement itself is the best gift. No gold watch could ever top it.

Abigail Charleson

A gold watch is the most appropriate gift for retirement, as its recipients have given up so many of their golden hours in a lifetime of service.

Harry Mahtar

Mankind . . . possesses two supreme blessings. First of these is the goddess Demeter, or Earth whichever name you choose to call her by. It was she who gave to man his nourishment of grain. But after her there came the son of Semele, who matched her present by inventing liquid wine as his gift to man. For filled with that good gift, suffering mankind forgets its grief; from it comes sleep; with it oblivion of the troubles of the day. There is no other medicine for misery.

Euripides

Ah, wasteful woman, she who may On her sweet self set her own price, Knowing man cannot choose but pay, How has she cheapened paradise; How given for nought her priceless gift, How spoiled the bread and spilled the wine, Which, spent with due respective thrift, Had made brutes men and men divine.

Coventry Patmore

The future is not a gift - it is an achievement.

Harry Lauder

This is Christmas: not the tinsel, not the giving and receiving, not even the carols, but the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift, the Christ.

Frank McKibben
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