The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.— Konrad Lorenz
Joyful Precious Gifts quotations
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.
Woman is the most precious gift known to man.
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can't see it.
So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.
The older one gets, the more one feels that the present must be enjoyed;
it is a precious gift, comparable to a state of grace
The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift.
Everyone is gifted, but some people never open their package.
The greatest gift you can give someone is the gift of inspiration.
I close my eyes And sink within myself Relive the gift of precious memories In need of a fix called innocence When did it begin?The change to come was undetectable The open wounds expose the importance of Our innocence A high that can never be bought or sold
Such as I am, I am a precious gift.
Yesterday is a history; Tomorrow a mystery; Today is a gift; That's why we call it the present
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. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Your presence is the most precious gift you can give to another human being.
Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind
Fearlessness may be a gift but perhaps more precious is the courage acquired through endeavour, courage that comes from cultivating the habit of refusing to let fear dictate one's actions, courage that could be described as 'grace under pressure' - grace which is renewed repeatedly in the face of harsh, unremitting pressure.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
This beautiful Earth that we have, this gift that the Universe has given us is precious beyond measure, precious beyond imagination, and we are part of it and we must treat it with Love, respect, and reverence.
It's actually a rare and precious thing to discover what it is you love to do, and I encourage you to remain unapologetically consumed by it. Be faithful to your gift and very confident in its value.
Every morning, when we wake up, we have twenty-four brand-new hours to live.
What a precious gift! We have the capacity to live in a way that these twenty-four hours will bring peace, joy, and happiness to ourselves and others.
The greatest gift you can give to someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.
You have to embrace getting older. Life is precious, and when you've lost a lot of people, you realize each day is a gift.
Life is life's greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life's scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.
I was discovering that the most precious gift someone can give us is time, because what gives time its value is death.
Nature never gives everything at once.
I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.
The most precious gift you can give someone is the gift of your time and attention.
The most precious gift God gave humans is reason.
Its best use is the search for knowledge. To know the human environment, to know the earth and galaxies, is to know God. Knowledge (science) is the best form of prayer.
Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware.
This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift.
To really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner sources that are so beautiful.
A generous heart is always open, always ready to receive our going and coming.
In the midst of such love we need never fear abandonment. This is the most precious gift true love offers - the experience of knowing we always belong.
Fearlessness may be a gift, but perhaps most precious is courage from cultivating the habit of refusing to let fear dictate one's actions.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty.
It should be offered to them as a precious gift.
The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious.
Something precious is lost if we rush headlong into the details of life without pausing for a moment to pay homage to the mystery of life and the gift of another day.
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.
Time is the most precious gift in our possession, for it is the most irrevocable. This is what makes it so disturbing to look back upon the time which we have lost. Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering. Time lost is time not filled, time left empty.
Freedom and security are precious gifts that we, as Americans, should never take for granted. We must do all we can to extend our hand in times of need to those who willingly sacrifice each day to provide that freedom and security. While we can never do enough to show gratitude to our nation's defenders, we can always do a little more.
Our mothers give us so many gifts. They give us the precious gift of life, of course, but they also leave treasured lessons that can guide us along our journeys even when they are no longer with us.
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow - you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.
It's a precious thing to be communicating to children, helping them discover the gift of language and thought.