Gifts
Day
Gift-Quote-of-the-Day
1
Each day provides its own gifts.

-- Martial

2
Every gift, though it be small, is in reality great if given with affection.

-- Pindar

3
All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.

-- Alexis Carrel

4
Someone has suggested that America's greatest gifts to civilization are three: corn flakes, Kleenex and credit.

-- Benezet Louis

5
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be Enthusiasm.

-- Bruce Barton

6
A sense of humor is a gift from God, but like any gift, it can be abused.

-- Cal Samra

7
He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.

-- Charles Kingsley

8
Ever since Eve gave Adam the apple, there has been a misunderstanding between the sexes about gifts.

-- Nan Robertson

9
Children are a wonderful gift . . . They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.

-- Desmond Tutu

10
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

11
God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

-- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

12
The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.

-- Florence Nightengale

13
She had an unequaled gift. . . of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.

-- Henry James, Jr.

14
We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them.

-- Jean Toomer

15
If you can look back on your life with contentment, you have one of man's most precious gifts -- a selective memory.

-- Jim Fiebig

16
May you have the greatest two gifts of all on these holidays; someone to love and someone who loves you.

-- John Sinor

17
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it; really look after it and nurture it.

-- John Lennon

18
As a rule, indeed, grown-up people are fairly correct on matters of fact; it is in the higher gift of imagination that they are so sadly to seek.

-- Kenneth Grahame

19
A thick skin is a gift from God.

-- Konrad Adenauer

20
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.

-- Mark Twain

21
Life, love, and laughter -- what priceless gifts to give our children.

-- Phyllis Dryden

22
Let us give according to our incomes, lest God make our incomes match our gifts.

-- Peter Marshall

23
In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.

-- William R. Hearst

24
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.

-- Thomas Fuller

25
Your talent is God's gift to you. How you use it is your gift to God.

-- Country Saying

26
Speech is the gift of all, but thought of few.

-- Marcus Cato

27
With gifts, you may gather your enemies about you. When giving nothing, even your own family will leave.

-- Saskya Pandita

28
Nothing is so frequent as to mistake an ordinary human gift for a special and extraordinary endowment.

-- Oliver Wendell Holmes

29
When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them?

-- W. H. Auden

30
Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

-- William Shakespeare

31
Hope is a gift we give ourselves, and it remains when all else is gone.

-- Naomi Judd


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