145 True Gifts Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of true gifts quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about true meaning of giving.

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The Most Famous True Gifts Quotes (Best in 2024)

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When you ask God for a gift, Be thankful if he sends, Not diamonds, pearls or riches, but the love of real true friends. — Helen Steiner Rice

It is in the quiet crucible of your personal, private sufferings that your noblest dreams are born and God's greatest gifts are given. — Wintley Phipps

The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness — Esther Hicks

The cross reminds us that there is no true love without suffering, there is no gift of life without pain. — Pope Benedict XVI

There will always be somebody more successful, more beautiful, more talented. You have to realize, you're not running their race. You're running your race. — Joel Osteen

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery. — Fulton J. Sheen

Love is not a business. It's not a transaction. It's not an exchange or something you get for doing something it's not a trade. It's a gift! — Tony Robbins

I have the best husband one could dream of; I could never have imagined finding one like him. He is a true gift of heaven, and the more we live together the more we love each other. — Marie Curie

It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, the true gift in these lessons always lies in the learning process itself. — Cathy Lee Crosby

Give everyone whose life you touch a sense of their own worthiness as a person, a sense of the true wonder of who they are. Give this gift and you will heal the world. — Neale Donald Walsch

Short True Gifts Quotes

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  • The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • It's the easiest thing in the world for a man to deceive himself. — Benjamin Franklin
  • Charm is the true gift of the Fairies. — Charles Perrault
  • I also believe my musical abilities are a true gift from God. — Wynonna Judd
  • The only true gifts are a portion of yourself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • See If You Can Give Yourself Gifts That May Be True Blessings, Such As Self-Acceptance — Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • A true friend is a gift from God. Since God doesn't exist, guess what? Neither do true friends. — Scott Dikkers
  • True love's the gift which God has given to man alone beneath the heaven. — Walter Scott
  • The true value of a gift is the sentiment behind the gifting. — Shri Radhe Maa
  • True love is the unearned compliment, the gift forever giving. — Cecil B. Day
True gifts quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

Thoughtful Gifts Quotes

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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

Everyone should consider his body as a priceless gift from one whom he loves above all, a marvelous work of art, of indescribable beauty, and mystery beyond human conception, and so delicate that a word, a breath, a look, nay, a thought may injure it. — Nikola Tesla

Maybe some people just aren't meant to be in our lives forever. Maybe some people are just passing through. It's like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn. And that's why they're here. You'll have that gift forever. — Danielle Steel

True gifts quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift. — Albert Einstein

You have absolute control over just one thing, your thoughts. This divine gift is the sole means by which you may control your destiny. If you fail to control your mind, you will control nothing else. — Napoleon Hill

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you. — Mother Teresa

True gifts quote Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

The first time I ever saw your face, I thought the sun rose in your eyes and the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave to the dark and empty sky, my love. — Ewan MacColl

This is your body, your greatest gift, pregnant with wisdom you do not hear, grief you thought was forgotten, and joy you have never known. — Marion Woodman

The greatest gift in life is the ability to think great thoughts and have the strength to take action so that those thoughts become reality in this wonderful and abundant world. — Jack Black

To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect. — Oren Arnold

True Meaning Of Giving Quotes

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Suffering in search of truth gives true meaning to the truth. — Egyptian Proverbs

Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means. — Leo Buscaglia

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Love isn't love until you give it away. — Michael W. Smith

True gifts quote Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

The first step into the realm of giving is...not manward but Godward: an utter yielding of our best. So long as our idea of surrender is limited to the renouncing of unlawful things, we have never grasped its true meaning: that is not worthy of the name for 'no polluted thing' can be offered. — Lilias Trotter

Love is energy: it can neither be created nor destroyed. It just is and always will be, giving meaning to life and direction to goodness... Love will never die. — Bryce Courtenay

The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties. — Arthur Schopenhauer

True gifts quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life. — Luigi Pirandello

Does that mean we should give up? Probably. But there are two issues worth considering. The first is - is it really true that drugs destroy the integrity of the game? — Malcolm Gladwell

Life is often more a sweat than a pleasure but, paradoxically, it is the sweat that gives true meaning to all of life's pleasures. This is the message from Mack Bolan, book after book, and it is the only thing dignifying this type of fiction. — Don Pendleton

Your busy schedule has plenty of quantity. Think of how you could give it some true quality and meaning. Consider the people, the beliefs, the goals, the things which are really imp9ortant to you. Make time for them, not someday, but right now. Don't just fill your schedule. Fill your life. — Ralph Marston

Trust Is A Gift Quotes

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There is a greater gift than the trust of others. That is to trust in oneself. Some might call it confidence, others name it faith. But if it makes us brave, the label doesn’t matter... for it’s the thing that frees us, to embrace life itself. — Jennifer Worth

Friendship is a precious gift that can't be bought or sold. It's value is greater than mountains made of gold. If you shall ask God for a gift be thankful if he sends not diamonds pearls or riches but the love and trust of friends. It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. — Marlene Dietrich

Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior. — Mary McCarthy

True gifts quote Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should n
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.

Life is a huge privilege and opportunity. God has trusted you with gifts and abilities, which he wants you to use. — Nicky Gumbel

Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Surrender is a gift that you can give yourself. It's an act of faith. It's saying that even though I can't see where this river is flowing, I trust it will take me in the right direction. — Debbie Ford

True gifts quote True love has a habit of coming back.
True love has a habit of coming back.

One of our greatest gifts is our intuition. It is a sixth sense we all have — we just need to learn to tap into and trust it. — Donna Karan

You automatically are trusting because not only is the person a friend, they are so incredibly gifted that you know someone is going to be able to hit the ball back to you across the net. — Jennifer Beals

When you spend many hours a week working with the same people - I mean television operates on really amazing hours and the gift of that is the trust that you feel and the intimacy that you feel with the people who you're working with. — Holly Hunter

I don't feel any part of religion. I think the Bible is God's gift of salvation that He gave me because I trusted in Him when I was six year-old. It was a gift and I didn't earn it. — Victoria Jackson

Great Gifts Quotes

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Greatness can be captured in one word: lifestyle. Life is God's gift to you, style is what you make of it. — Mae Jemison

The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible. — Nikola Tesla

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. — Nancy Reagan

True gifts quote Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.

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

The great powers of the world may have done wonders in giving the world an industrial and military look but the great gift still has to come from Africa - giving the world a more human face. — Steven Biko

I know success or failure in my life or ministry does not depend on my own skill or even on external circumstances, it depends only on my faithfulness. God will give me the gifts necessary to do whatever He calls me to do, and He will not be hindered in His work by circumstances. — Lester Sumrall

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. — Meryl Streep

Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. — William Wordsworth

The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you? — Lee Wulff

The right to freedom is the gift of God Almighty....The rights of the Colonists as Christians may be best understood by reading, and carefully studying the institutes of the great Lawgiver and head of the Christian Church: which are to be found clearly written and promuligated in the New Testament. — Samuel Adams

Gifts Of Life Quotes

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

Life's a test, mistakes are lessons, but the gift of life is knowing that you have made a difference. — Tupac Shakur

When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you'll never get back.Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time — Rick Warren

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. — Mary Oliver

Life and Jah are one in the same. Jah is the gift of existence. I am in some way eternal, I will never be duplicated. The singularity of every man and woman is Jah's gift. What we struggle to make of it is our sole gift to Jah. The process of what that struggle becomes, in time, the Truth. — Bob Marley

The motive, principle, and end of the religious life is to make an absolute gift of self to God in a self-forgetting love, to end one's own life in order to make room for God's life. — Edith Stein

Always wear a smile. The gift of life will then be yours to give. — Nachman of Breslov

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. — Marie Curie

Above all we must realize that each of us makes a difference with our life. Each of us impacts the world around us every single day. We have a choice to use the gift of our life to make the world a better place - or not to bother — Jane Goodall

In the tapestry of life, we're all connected. Each one of us is a gift to those around us helping each other be who we are, weaving a perfect picture together. — Anita Moorjani

Precious Gifts Quotes

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The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being. — Konrad Lorenz

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Woman is the most precious gift known to man. — Rick Ross

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. — Nhat Hanh

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The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift. — Konrad Lorenz

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 — Marie Curie

The greatest gift you can give someone is the gift of inspiration. — Cornel West

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 — Chuck Schuldiner

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Such as I am, I am a precious gift. — Zora Neale Hurston

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. — John Lennon

Your presence is the most precious gift you can give to another human being. — Marshall B. Rosenberg

Special Gifts Quotes

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A whale is as unique as a cactus. But don't ask a whale to survive Death Valley. We all have special gifts. Where we use them and how determines whether we actually complete something. — Max De Pree

There has never been and never will be another you. You have a purpose - a very special gift that only you can bring to the world. — Marie Forleo

Stay on your game and keep going for your dreams. The world needs that special gift that only you have. — Marie Forleo

Don't assume you have to be extraordinary to be used by God. You don't have to have exceptional gifts, talents, abilities, or connections. God specializes in using ordinary people whose limitations and weaknesses make them ideal showcases for His greatness and glory. — Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future. — Og Mandino

Even if you're not the most naturally gifted, you can often win by being the best in a very narrow category. — James Clear

Musicians should never forget that we're blessed. We have a special gift that people can enjoy through us. We've had the good fortune to receive this and pass it along to others. — Ed Thigpen

Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday. — Og Mandino

Animals can always read your vibration, and if you are intent on empowering your life, they will often gift you by making special melodies of sound to balance your chakras and tune up your body. — Barbara Marciniak

The gift of perfume to a flower is a special grace like genius or like beauty, and never becomes common or cheap. — John Burroughs

Natural Gifts Quotes

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Friendship is an art, and very few persons are born with a natural gift for it. — Kathleen Norris

Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature. — Benjamin Franklin

We should spend less time ranking children and more time helping them to identify their natural competencies and gifts and cultivate these. There are hundreds and hundreds of ways to succeed and many, many different abilities that will help you get there. — Howard Gardner

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Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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

Self defense is a primary law of nature, which no subsequent law of society can abolish; the immediate gift of the Creator, obliges everyone to resist the first approaches of tyranny. — Elbridge Gerry

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Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. — Garson Kanin

Find your vision, and let it guide you in all that you do. If you lack vision, look inside yourself. Draw on your natural gifts and desires. — John C. Maxwell

The naturally advantaged are not to gain merely because they are more gifted, but only to cover the costs of training and education and for using their endowments in ways that help the less fortunate as well. — John Rawls

Nature has given us two ears and one tongue. — Hungarian Proverbs

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More True Gifts Quotes

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Kindness is one of the greatest gifts you can bestow upon another. If someone is in need, lend them a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of something in return. — Katharine Hepburn

We cannot give what we do not have: We cannot bring peace to the world if we ourselves are not peaceful. We cannot bring love to the world if we ourselves are not loving. Our true gift to ourselves and others lies not in what we have but in who we are. — Marianne Williamson

Songwriting ability is a gift. After a while, you come to realize, "I've really been blessed. I can write these things and it makes me happy, and it makes millions of people happy." It's an obligation, it's bigger than you. It's the only true magic I know. It's not pulling a rabbit out of a hat; it's real. It's your soul floating out to theirs. — Tom Petty

The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this life. For it is only through meditation that you can undertake the journey to discover your true nature, and so find the stability and confidence you will need to live, and die, well; Meditation is the road to enlightenment. — Sogyal Rinpoche

It is true that even across the Himalayan barrier India has sent to the west, such gifts as grammar and logic, philosophy and fables, hypnotism and chess, and above all numerals and the decimal system. — Will Durant

Gratitude for the gift of life is the primary wellspring of all religions, the hallmark of the mystic, the source of all true art....It is a privilege to be alive in this time when we can choose to take part in the self-healing of our world. — Joanna Macy

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. — Bell Hooks

Writing is like praying, because you stop all other activities, descend into silence, and listen patiently to the depths of your soul, waiting for true words to come. When they do, you thank God because you know the words are a gift, and you write them down as honestly and cleanly as you can. — Helen Prejean

Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over. — Neil Gaiman

True salvation is wholly a work of God. It is said to be both a finished work and a gift, and, therefore, it lays no obligation upon the saved one to complete it himself, or to make after payments of service for it. — Lewis Sperry Chafer

The heart of most spiritual practices is simply this: Remember who you are. Remember what you love. Remember what is sacred. Remember what is true. Remember that you will die and that this day is a gift. Remember how you wish to live. — Wayne Muller

I look back now and realize that the gift of a true friend is that she sees you not the way you see yourself or the way others see you. A true friend sees you for who you are and who you can become. — Robin Jones Gunn

We all enjoy giving and receiving presents. But there is a difference between presents and gifts. The true gifts may be part of ourselves-givin g of the riches of the heart and mind-and therefore more enduring and of far greater worth than presents bought at the store. — James E. Faust

If someone offers you a gift, and you decline to accept it, the other person still owns that gift. The same is true of insults and verbal attacks. — Steve Pavlina

True bravery is being exactly who you are, imperfections included. Vulnerability is the most precious gift you can give. — Sara Bareilles

I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life. — Anatole France

Architecture has to be greater than just architecture. It has to address social values, as well as technical and aesthetic values. On top of that, the one true gift that an architect has is his or her imagination. We take something ordinary and elevate it to something extraordinary. — Samuel Mockbee

Purity perceives and respects the character of sex-its depth, seriousness, intimacy, and true home within wedded love, which alone makes possible the total and mutual gift of self. — Dietrich von Hildebrand

Science is not formal logic-it needs the free play of the mind in as great a degree as any other creative art. It is true that this is a gift which can hardly be taught, but its growth can be encouraged in those who already posses it. — Max Born

Dear young people, we have seen that it is the Holy Spirit who brings about the wonderful communion of believers in Jesus Christ. True to his nature as giver and gift alike, he is even now working through you. Let unifying love be your measure; abiding love your challenge; self-giving love your mission! — Pope Benedict XVI

But love's true nature remains forever beyond the grasp of all our faculties. It is far greater than any feeling or emotion and completely surpasses any act of human kindness. It is the one sheer gift of contemplation, completely unattainable by autonomous human effort. The realization of this love always remains mysterious. — Gerald May

See if you can give yourself gifts that may be true blessings, such as self-acceptance , or some time each day with no purpose. Practice feeling deserving enough to accept these gifts without obligation - to simply receive from yourself, and from the universe. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

Repentance is a divine gift, and there should be a smile on our faces when we speak of it. It points us to freedom, confidence, and peace. Rather than interrupting the celebration, the gift of repentance is the cause for true celebration. — D. Todd Christofferson

I can't. At least not for a while. I need time to get past this and I can't guarantee that I won't hurt him again. God knows, Nick has a true gift for saying the wrong thing in any given situation. (Acheron) You know he loves you, right? (Amanda) Yeah, but emotions don't have brains. (Acheron) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Choice is the key, because human beings are the only creatures who can choose to evolve, who can shape their destiny. Furthermore, we have been given the gift of "self-awareness," which allows us to step back into our true selves to observe and use our brains to create the world we wish to live in. — Deepak Chopra

The Church does not invent sins but recognizes the will of God and has to declare it. Of course, the great thing.. is that upon the Church, which has to declare the will of God in its full magnitude, in its unconditional rigor, so that man should know his true measure, is bestowed as a gift, at the same time, the task of forgiving. — Pope Benedict XVI

Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life. — Karl Kraus

The Holy Ghost has called me by the gospel and illuminated me with his gifts and sanctified and preserved me in the true faith. — Martin Luther

Now, each of us has his own special gift And you know this was meant to be true. And if you don't underestimate me I won't underestimate you. — Bob Dylan

GIFTS is an acronym for Gratitude, Intention, Forgiveness, Triumphs, and Self-love. I believe that those are the principles we need to explore in order to discover our true gifts. — Kim Coles

Maturity involves being honest and true to oneself, making decisions based on a conscious internal process, assuming responsibility for one's decisions, having healthy relationships with others and developing one's own true gifts. It involves thinking about one's environment and deciding what one will and won't accept. — Mary Pipher

Ancient tradition always depicts a true Chinese musician as blind. Esoterically, this implies that his gift of the divine art is so completely guided by, and dedicated to, hosts of the celestial guardians, that both his sight and consciousness are focused above and beyond the objective world. — Corinne Heline

Your goal should never be weight-loss, but rather to have true health and respect for the gift of life. — Bryant H. McGill

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