Gifts Quotes

People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best things that can come out of the garden are gifts for other people.

Jamie Jobb

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.

Jonas Salk

Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.

Carl von Clausewitz

Only in return for death, destruction and grief as gifts can we see the paradise of independence.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.

Freeman Dyson

Ten thousand times a million sons of sons move Through one great and towering town Wearing their wits, which means their laughter, As their crown. Set free upon the earth By simple gifts of knowing how mere mirth can cut the bonds And pull the blood spikes out; Their conversation shouts of "Fool!"

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Let it all go and enjoy the profound gifts found in your quiet places.

Bryant McGill

Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.

Katharine Hepburn

I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Humanity will one day be defined, not by the gifts we possess but the virtues we lack.

Unknown

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

Unknown

# 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

Returned me, oh sun, to my wild destiny, rain of the ancient wood, bringing me back to the aroma of swords that fall from the sky, the solitary peace of pasture and rock, the damp at the river-margins, the smell of the larch tree, the wind alive like a heart beating in the crowded restlessness of the towering araucaria. Earth, give me back your pure gifts, the towers of silence which rose from the solemnity of their roots. I want to go back to being what I have not been, and learn to go back from such deeps that amongst all natural things I could live or not live; it does not matter to be one stone more, the dark stone, the pure stone which the river bears away.

Pablo Neruda

One gift creates appreciation, many gifts create expectation.

Tony Bright

God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from man's hands.

Rabindranath Tagore

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Denis Waitley

Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.

Katharine Hepburn

To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralised nation tells demoralised stories to itself. Beware of the storytellers who are not fully conscious of the importance of their gifts, and who are irresponsible in the application of their art: they

Ben Okri

A woman's mind is affected by the meanest gifts.

Titus Livy

It is said that gifts persuade even the gods.

Euripides

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.

Ruth Ann Schabacker

Each day provides its own gifts

Marcus Aurelius

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