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Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Leo Buscaglia, author

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Pablo Picasso, painter

Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.

Warren Buffett, businessman

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

Emile Zola, novelist

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

Mother Teresa, leader

The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless gift unless you share it.

Esther Williams, actress

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

What you are is God's gift to you, what you do with yourself is your gift to God.

Leo Buscaglia, author

We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people.

Louis Farrakhan, activist

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.

Voltaire, writer

Beauty, unlike the rest of the gifts handed out at birth, does not require dedication, patience and hard work to pay off. But it's also the only gift that does not keep on giving.

Paulina Porizkova, model

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

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Big girls need big diamonds.

Elizabeth Taylor, actress

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, cartoonist

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.

Charles Dudley Warner, journalist

Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.

Sarah Ban Breathnach, author

I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.

Septima Clark,

Honesty is a very expensive gift, don’t expect it from cheap people.

Warren Buffett, businessman

For the will and not the gift makes the giver.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, critic

That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.

George Foreman, athlete

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.

Albert Einstein, physicist

The purpose of life is to find your gift. The meaning of life is to give it away.

David Viscott, psychologist

Our gifts seem so small in comparison to God

Eberhard Arnold, theologian

A gift blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

Bible,

Every day is a gift- even if it sucks.

Sherry Hochman,

Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts.

Ovid, poet

The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

Reading is such a personal thing to me. I'd much rather give someone a gift certificate to a bookstore, and let that person choose his or her own books.

Erik Larson, author

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.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.

Desmond Tutu, leader

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.

Leo Buscaglia, author

Talent is a gift that brings with it an obligation to serve the world, and not ourselves, for it is not of our making.

Jose Marti, activist

What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children?

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

What we share with another ceases to be our own.

Edgar Quinet, historian

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, leader

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

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.

Jean Paul, author

It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.

Miles Davis, musician

Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own.

Alan Cohen, businessman

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.

Edgar Lee Masters, poet

He that parts with his property before his death prepares himself for much suffering.

Proverbs,

One rose says more than the dozen

Wendy Craig, actress

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

William Randolph Hearst, publisher

Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.

George Herbert, poet

Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money.

Robert H. Jackson,

It takes all the fun out of a bracelet if you have to buy it yourself.

Peggy Hopkins Joyce,

Presents, I often say, endear absents.

Charles Lamb, critic

When you're special to a cat, you're special indeed, she brings to you the gift of her preference of you, the sight of you, the sound of your voice, the touch of your hand.

Lester B. Pearson, politician

One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.

Katherine Anne Porter, journalist

Plunderous is the palate I gift to you, openly I hug the universe of our friendship expanding its outer limit.

Bradley Chicho, poet

My responsibility to God is to live. That's the gift he gave me. What I do with it is up to me.

Mary J. Blige, musician

You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.

LeBron James, athlete

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.

George Macdonald, novelist

Your anger is a gift.

Zack de la Rocha, musician

Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.

Bil Keane, cartoonist

Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.

Samuel Smiles, author

A book is a gift you can open again and again.

Garrison Keillor, writer

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer

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

John Ruskin, writer

A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.

Publilius Syrus, writer

Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won.

Betty Cuthbert, athlete

The most important story we'll ever write in life is our own-not with ink, but with our daily choices.

Richard Paul Evans,

Mammograms are really sort of a gift. You can either catch something early or count your lucky stars because nothing was discovered. Either way, you're ahead of the game.

Charlotte Ross, actress

For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime - as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed - even one of those years would have been a precious gift.

Michael Milken, criminal

I also believe my musical abilities are a true gift from God.

Wynonna Judd, musician

And writing I think is a gift that you have, the same as acting, in a way.

Matthew Vaughn, producer

I really feel like the gift is also the curse. It's always half-and-half. Whatever brings you the most joy will also probably bring you the most pain. Always a price to pay.

Alice Hoffman, author

Gifts dissolve rocks.

Proverbs,

Gifts make their way through stone walls.

Proverbs,

Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts--spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back -- length of life.

Rose Kennedy, author

Money is good for bribing yourself through the inconveniences of life.

Gottfried Reinhardt,

To receive gifts is to lose freedom.

Sandi,

Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Some men throw their gifts away on a life of mediocrity, great men throw everything they have into their gifts and achieve a life of success.

Greg Werner,

The most consistent gift and burden of motherhood is advice.

Susan Chira, journalist

The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I'm thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family's future.

Jackie Kennedy, first lady

Fidelity is a gift not a requirement.

Lilli Palmer, actress

The conductor's gift does not always go hand in hand with that of composition; indeed, the union is found much more seldom than is popularly believed.

Anton Seidl, celebrity

I know a man who doesn't pay to have his trash taken out. How does he get rid of his trash? He gift wraps it, and puts in into an unlocked car.

Henny Youngman, comedian

Today the House has a chance to give 25 million married couples the best Valentine's Day gift possible, elimination from the most unfair of taxes, the marriage tax penalty.

Jerry Weller, politician

A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.

Marian Anderson, musician

I think he would have been proud and smiling... when we laid him to rest because his family was together. I think that was a great gift to be able to give Dad at the end.

Michael Reagan,

Given the choice, children who don't want for anything will not save... We have an obligation as parents to give our children what they need. What they want we can give them as a special gift, or they can save their money for it.

Barbara Coloroso,

High School Musical has been a blessing and a gift.

Zac Efron, actor

The worst gift that I ever gave a girl was a suitcase for Christmas. As in, 'I can't think of anything to give you, but here's a new suitcase.' Afterward, I was like, 'What were you thinking, idiot?'

Jensen Ackles, actor

John Wells let me write a couple of West Wings, which was an incredible gift. I loved it once I got past the brain injury part of it, and so I'm working on a couple of things that are far from fruition, but what I want to pursue.

Bradley Whitford, actor

Democracy is an extraordinary adventure. It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger. But it's the greatest gift we have.

Jon Voight, actor

Free is really, you know, the gift of Silicon Valley to the world. It's an economic force, it's a technical force. It's a deflationary force, if not handled right. It is abundance, as opposed to scarcity.

Chris Anderson, businessman

Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition.

Fred Melamed, actor

This is a gift. This is a gift from God. It's really like the old Biblical passage that talks about your body being a temple. That's not to say that I've never done anything but I've never abused myself. Never gone over the top for a long period of time.

Teena Marie, musician

I just think it's a blessing that I was able to have the gift of words and to be able to put them into music. I was given a great gift all the way around. I didn't ever have to really go out and look for songs, you know.

Teena Marie, musician

It's a real gift to be able to have the works of brilliant, great people to learn from and build from. It gives you so much more to draw on, and then you don't have to be all about three-chord pop songs. I don't really like that kind of writing.

Regina Spektor, musician

I just like being all over the place and writing whatever comes to mind. Having the tools? It's such a gift.

Regina Spektor, musician

I'm constantly learning, and that is the greatest gift of life in my opinion - to always be learning and growing.

Kristin Chenoweth, actress

What I thought at the moment was the worst thing that could happen was absolutely the biggest gift I've received.

Trey Anastasio, musician

I understand what my gift is, which is making people laugh, hopefully. It's more on that level. I don't need to be a leading man, I'm fine with that.

Chris Kattan, comedian

It doesn't matter what age you are. You can look sexy and feel great, and that doesn't have to be a gift only for the young. It can be a gift for any age, even the old, whatever that is nowadays.

Carol Alt, model

I wanted my new release 'Get Back Up' to benefit Haiti in their tragedy and I am blessed to use my music to help as your purchase becomes our gift.

TobyMac, musician

I think I have a gift, but I haven't really opened that gift yet and given it to myself.

Billy Boyd, actor

The first time I had sat down to a meal I had grown on my own, along with a bottle of wine that we had made, I burst into tears. To be in touch and be in tune with that is an extraordinary gift.

Emilio Estevez, actor

I've actually been given a great gift. When I walk into an audition with a director, I'm carrying no baggage. They haven't seen me in anything, even though I've done nine films.

Jessica Chastain, actress

The best gift we can have is living in the present moment and really enjoying it for what it is; and, not being in our heads and getting sidetracked.

Amy Smart, actress

You know, the point of a novel - or to me, the point of a novel, the gift of a novel is to go really deeply inside people's lives and inside their personal experiences.

Curtis Sittenfeld, writer

I always think about which blood drive was going on in Georgia that day when that husband or mom or school teacher rolled up their sleeve and actually gave me a second chance at life. It's the ultimate gift of life, and I'm the one who was on the other end.

Niki Taylor, model

For me, singing is the most natural thing in the world. I've grown up with it and I know I've got that gift.

Stella McCartney, designer

I don't give any gifts to the rich.

Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman

My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she noticed a gift in each of her kids and instilled confidence in all of us that that gift would take us wherever we wanted to go.

Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman

My season 2 'Good Wife' wrap gift was this deluxe package of Mortal Kombat. I played it for, like, two weeks straight.

Matt Czuchry, actor

Honor is a gift a man gives himself. You can be as good as anyone that ever lived. If you can read, you can learn everything that anyone ever learned. But you've got to want it.

Ricky Gervais, writer

I have learned that track doesn't define me. My faith defines me. I'm running because I have been blessed with a gift.

Allyson Felix, athlete

My faith inspires me so much. It is the very reason that I run. I feel that my running is completely a gift from God and it is my responsibility to use it to glorify him.

Allyson Felix, athlete

I feel like it's a gift for any writer to be recognized like this.

Tracy K. Smith, poet

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A friend is a gift you give yourself.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.

Eleanor Powell, actress

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?'

William Arthur Ward, writer

For my confirmation, I didn't 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, scientist

When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.

Truman Capote, novelist

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein, physicist

We are all gifted. That is our inheritance.

Ethel Waters, musician

I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream through life as my father had done. I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him, a vocation without a gift.

Mavis Gallant, author

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.

A. Bartlett Giamatti, educator

The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.

Yehudi Menuhin, musician

When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole.

Thornton Wilder, novelist

Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.

Mary Manin Morrissey, celebrity

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, critic

Reason is God's crowning gift to man.

Sophocles, poet

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, physicist

Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I'm using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I'm happy with that.

Aretha Franklin, musician

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, musician

I was always told I was special. And I was also assured that I had a gift and a purpose.

Ashley Judd, actress

I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.

Christina Aguilera, musician

I think it's a gift to become a star, to become a celebrity.

Amy Smart, actress

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, comedian

What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.

Ralph Marston, writer

If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.

Bruce Barton, author

Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.

Alice Walker, author

The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations - each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.

Ruth Bernhard, photographer

Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer

I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.

Rose Kennedy, author

Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.

Bono, musician

We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets.

David Letterman, comedian

Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success!

David O. Mckay, clergyman

To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.

Aeschylus, poet

A truly appreciative child will break, lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful gift within a matter of minutes.

Russell Lynes, critic

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.

Hubert H. Humphrey, politician


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