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Gift quotes (22)
For my confirmation I didnt get a watch and my first pair of long pants like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.
Wernher von Braun Category: Gift
Gods gifts put mans best dreams to shame.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Category: Gift
He neer considerd it as loth To look a gift-horse in the mouth.
Samuel Butler Category: Gift
Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
William Shakespeare Category: Gift
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and cometh down from the Father of lights with whom is no variableness neither shadow of turning.
The Bible Category: Gift
Every gift though it be small is in reality great if given with affection.
John Wolcot Category: Gift
Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.
Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Category: Gift
His sword he hung over the mantelpiece. His coat of mail was arranged on a stand in the hall (until he lent it to a Museum) His gold and silver was largely spent in presents both useful and extravagent which to a certain extent accounts for the affection of his nephews and his nieces. His magic ring he kept a great secret for he chiefly used it when unpleasant callers came!
John Ronald Reuel J. R. R. Tolkien Category: Gift
The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are, because the party wouldn't have been complete without you. Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid. I am with you. Nothing can ever separate us. It's for you I created the universe. I love you.... There's only one catch. Like any other gift, the gift of grace can be yours only if you'll reach out and take it. Maybe being able to reach out and take it is a gift too.
Frederick Buechner Category: Gift
RESTITUTIONS n. The founding or endowing of universities and public libraries by gift or bequest.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Gift
One can know nothing of giving aught that is worthy to give unless one also knows how to take.
Henry Havelock Ellis Category: Gift
The manner in which it is given is often worth more than the gift.
Unknown Category: Gift
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 Category: Gift
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots. The other is wings.
Hodding Carter Jr. Category: Gift
You do have to be fairly selfish when you have a gift. You cannot afford to let too many outside things get in the way.
Sarah Brightman Category: Gift
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
Pierre Corneille Category: Gift
There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his.
Eric Hoffer Category: Gift
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Leo F. Buscaglia Category: Gift
Life is a gift and it offers us the privilege opportunity and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Anthony (Tony) Robbins Category: Gift
No man can lose what he never had.
Izaak Walton Category: Gift
Sow much reap much; sow little reap little.
Proverb Category: Gift
He is a good man who can receive a gift well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Gift