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The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. ⏤ Ernest Hemingway

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Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.

Garth Brooks, musician

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

Leo Buscaglia, author

Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.

Jean Vanier, philosopher

I was blessed with certain gifts and talents and God gave them to me to be the best person I can be and to have a positive impact on other people.

Bryan Clay, athlete

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

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.

Aeschylus, poet

My mother taught me that the universe guides, teaches, and offers up gifts... even when bad things happen.

John Wozniak, musician

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

Charles Dudley Warner, journalist

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

Every day is a gift- even if it sucks.

Sherry Hochman,

The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

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


Our gifts seem so small in comparison to God

Eberhard Arnold, theologian

I'm grateful to God for His bountiful gifts... He gave me courage and faith in myself.

Loretta Young, actress

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

Ovid, poet

What we share with another ceases to be our own.

Edgar Quinet, historian

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

It's difficult to understand why people don't realize that pets are gifts to mankind.

Linda Blair, actress

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people.

Ed Miliband, politician

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


Presents, I often say, endear absents.

Charles Lamb, critic

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

William Randolph Hearst, publisher

One rose says more than the dozen

Wendy Craig, actress

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

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

Peggy Hopkins Joyce,

More and more, unsolicited gifts from without are likely to be received with unconscious resentment.

Edward Sapir, scientist

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

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

Robert H. Jackson,

I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.

Frances Farmer, actress

Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even their desire to create. The truth of the matter is quite opposite.

James Broughton, director

It's just a whole different thing, and it's just that my life has been a blessing, and I thank god every day for the gifts that he has given me and for my daughter and to be able to watch her grow and be a part of her joys and her excitement and what she wants to do in life.

Teena Marie, musician

This is not an election where we hand out gifts. It is an election where we ask everyone to contribute more.

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, politician

Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our children's?

King Abdullah II, statesman

I had eight brothers and sisters. Every Christmas my younger brother Bobby would wake up extra early and open everybody's presents - everybody's - so by the time the rest of us got up, all the gifts were shredded, ribbons off, torn open and thrown aside.

Tommy Hilfiger, designer

I don't give any gifts to the rich.

Nicolas Sarkozy, statesman

Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

To receive gifts is to lose freedom.


Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.

Carrie P. Snow,

He was one of those inexplicable gifts of nature, an artist who leaps over boundaries, changes our nervous systems, creates a new language, transmits new kinds of joy to our startled senses and spirits.

Jack Kroll, editor

Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.

Antisthenes, philosopher

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.

Jimmy Carter, president

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

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

Katharine Hepburn, actress

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

Virginia Woolf, author

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

I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see.

Peggy Noonan, writer

Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.

Erma Bombeck, humorist

When Courtney's mother and I first separated I tried to be Disney Dad, showering her with gifts, trips and then I snapped out of it. You don't have to try to impress your kids. If they're not getting what they need from you, they will let you know.

Al Roker, entertainer

To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts - absolute gifts - which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.

Kate Chopin, author

A woman's gifts will make room for her.

Hattie McDaniel, actress

I came up with new leads for game stories by being observant and clever, by using the many gifts of the English language to intrigue and hook a reader.

Dick Schaap, journalist

No, what I should really like to do right now, in the full blaze of lights, before this illustrious assembly, is to shower every one of you with gifts, with flowers, with offerings of poetry - to be young once more, to ride on the crest of the wave.

Knut Hamsun, author

Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that's one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I'm just telling you from my heart, I'm so in love with life.

Roy Ayers, musician

I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.

Barry White,

Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.

Charles Lamb, critic

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

Gottfried Reinhardt,

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

The teams who play against us don't give us any gifts, but we were too kind.

Robert Laurent, sculptor

I like gifts. I like to give them and I like to get them.

Joyce Meyer, author

The best gifts are those we not only cherish but put to use.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Each day provides its own gifts.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Getting up early is one of the gifts I give myself.

Robin S. Sharma, author

All of my gifts really come from a place of healing. I have homemade essential oils with a diffuser, which I've given to all my kids.

Yolanda Hadid, model

I adore being with Roberta. I adore being in her spiritual light. I adore being close to her talent and gifts.

Peabo Bryson, musician

Many of the critics today get airline tickets, hotel accommodation, bags, beautiful photographs, gifts and other expenses paid by the distributors, and then are supposed to write serious articles about the movie.

Wim Wenders, director

Gifts make their way through stone walls.


Gifts dissolve rocks.


For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor.

Quintilian, educator

We’re not clones we’re all born with different gifts. So let’s all celebrate being unique

Susan McCann, singer

Animals, they are one of the most beautiful gifts we have and, you know, if there are people that have compassion, there are very few people that put their money into animal rescue organizations. And if there is someone that has that passion, animals need all the help they can get.

Alyssa Milano, actress

You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

Most analysts would agree that if all the undocumented immigrants in California were deported in one day, our state would experience a severe economic downturn. This does not even consider the many cultural and spiritual gifts these immigrants bring to our state and nation.

Roger Mahony, clergyman

Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.

Democritus, philosopher

Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.

Sophocles, poet

Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.

Conrad Burns, politician

I think that's one of the most important gifts we have in television - the ability to heal through laughter.

Soleil Moon Frye, actress

Christians need to take the lead in educating people that children are gifts, as my autistic grandson most surely is. By going down the path we're currently on, we might one day get rid of genetic diseases, but only at the cost of our own humanity.

Charles Colson, lawyer

Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.

Thomas Hughes, judge

One of the greatest gifts of Black feminism to ourselves has been to make it a little easier simply to be Black and female.

Barbara Smith, activist

There were no gifts. Everything is properly accounted for. I provided testimony and evidence to the committee... This was all stuff that was previously known.

Robert Torricelli,

One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.

Caroline Kennedy, celebrity

We Americans have the great gifts of freedom and democracy, but it has been our education system that has fulfilled the promise of democracy.

James E. Rogers, educator

The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace.

John Owen, theologian

Making lasting gifts for animals in our estate plans is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to ensure animals have the strongest possible voice for their protection.

Bea Arthur, actress

Certainly tears are given to us to use. Like all good gifts, they should be used properly.

Loretta Young, actress

We must make it an imperative duty of our government to protect the gifts which Nature has bestowed on America and to insure the maintenance of a clean, healthy, wholesome environment for our people.

George Lincoln Rockwell, activist

The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.

Medgar Evers, activist

Gifts make slaves.

Levi Strauss, businessman

But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills, And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me, And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’d To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus

Alfred Tennyson,

Let me go: take back thy gift: Why should a man desire in any way To vary from the kindly race of men, Or pass beyond the goal of ordinance Where all should pause, as is most meet for all? ...Why wilt thou ever scare me with thy tears, And make me tremble lest a saying learnt, In days far-off, on that dark earth, be true? ‘The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.’ - Tithonus

Alfred Tennyson,

The different ness of races, moreover, is no evidence of superiority or of inferiority. This merely indicates that each race has certain gifts which the others do not possess.

Carter G. Woodson, historian

I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari.

Dean Koontz, author

We sometimes received - and I would read - 200 manuscripts a week. Some of them were wonderful, some were terrible; most were mediocre. It was like the gifts of the good and bad fairies.

Marilyn Hacker, poet

I think one of my greatest gifts is leading worship.

Michael W. Smith, musician

One of the greatest gifts I've ever gotten is my daughter.

Ace Frehley, musician

Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.

Cheryl Crawford, actress

I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands.

Gina Gershon, actress

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