Gifts Quotes

Charles Dickens

What greater gift than the love of a cat.. Charles Dickens
What greater gift than the love of a cat.

David Nicholls

You're gorgeous, you old hag, and if I could give you just one gift ever for the rest of your life it would be this. Confidence. It would be the gift of confidence. Either that or a scented candle

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

I Love You! Three words that mean nothing if not followed through with actions. It seems to be more relevant in the terms of showing verses saying. Anyone can say it, because there are different kinds of love. But, few are willing to actually show it. Saying is one thing. Living proof is another.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Your special spiritual gifts and talents are your calling.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If every citizen should recite their national anthem daily, you will develop love to serve your country better.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We are all valuable. Humanity needs our individual services.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The courage to dream, the courage to act.

David Jeremiah

God has a habit of using people, their gifts, and their resources to carry out His plans. In fact, we were created to be God’s deputies, doing His work on earth.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We are endowed with different kinds of gifts for different kinds of services.

Jill Briscoe

His plan in your life means his work in your hands, and you can be sure it is work he has chosen and gifted you to do.

Tama Kieves

These is nothing divine about deprecating your gifts and talents or diminishing their worth in any way. Shining is sharing an abundance with us all.

Tama Kieves

No one tape her deepest gifts through shame, guilt or anger. In fact, if you come from obligation, others smell the sadness in your blood and they will run the other way,

Mandy Hale

If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU.

Sarah Dessen

The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.

A. Dragonblood

The beauty and gift of truth, is that it is not dependent upon your belief in order to remain true

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

In the Light of your Wisdom, You Shine. In the Midst of your Truth, Your Faith is Evident. From inside your Spirit, You are Love.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Loving someone doesn't mean you have to bow down to them or drop everything and run to their relentless calls. They must understand and love you enough to give you the respect that you deserve. Loving someone doesn't mean you have to shower them with gifts all the time. Give them your honesty, hope, joy, and encouragement on a daily basis.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

You try spending six months sitting at somebody's bedside, waiting for them to die and then tell me that the happy-ending love story isn't one of God's good gifts.

Laurie R. King

I undid the wrappings with great curiosity, for Holmes did not normally give gifts. I opened the dark velvet jewller's box and found inside a shiny new set of picklocks, a younger version of his own. "Holmes, ever the romantic. Mrs. Hudson would be pleased.

Alfred Tennyson

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

Ingrid Betancourt

I was discovering that the most precious gift someone can give us is time, because what gives time its value is death.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Love is the greatest gift; we can give to one another.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If have the gift of prophesy, all wisdom and knowledge and have no love, I have failed to manifest my true soul.

Jen Selinsky

Literacy is one of the greatest gifts a person could receive

Roman Payne

The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake.

Shaka Senghor

One of the greatest gift you can give another human being whi is going through adversity is HOPE.

Neil Gaiman

Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. And it's much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world!

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

When confronted with a birthday in a week I will remember that a book can be a really good present, too.

Willis Johnson

Everybody in the world ought to care for books, and if there are some who do not, why that is a perfectly convincing reason why books ought to be given to them, to be a rebuke to them and, perchance, to rescue them from the error of their ways.

Jaachynma N.E. Agu

A strong man does not succumb to pressures, he knows that without pressures he will not find pleasures and so he will not be made.

Unarine Ramaru

There isn't a soul in this universe with the same gifts, strength, level of intelligence and as good as yourself!

Anthony Liccione

Money spent, will never out value spent time.

Regina Jennings

Sometimes the best gifts aren't convenient at the time.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Women are gifts, open them with care, judge them with leniecy, test and weigh their depths, then accept those with true worth and value.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Only a prostitute will trade her valuables for money, so you shouldn't sell your God given ideas and talents for money, because you don't own it in any way but should be by a divine authority.

Nick Hornby

Hey, great idea: if you have kids, give your partner reading vouchers next Christmas. Each voucher entitles the bearer to two hours' reading time *while the kids are awake*. It might look like a cheapskate present, but parents will appreciate that it costs more in real terms than a Lamborghini.

J.E.B. Spredemann

Learning to read is one of the most extraordinary gifts you'll ever receive, so open up God's Word and read the most extraordinary book ever written.

Nancy Holmes

Thanks to Karen Connelly who read earlier versions of this manuscript and to Ronald Hatch my editor and publisher.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Flowers and fruits are always fit presents; flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

Bryant McGill

Finding beauty in the common is the sign of a gifted mind.

William P. Smith

When I realize that God makes his gifts fit each person, there's no way I can covet what you got because it just wouldn't fit me.

Anna White

Everything we have, everything we are, is a gift.

How can we judge and shame ourselves if this is true?

Alisa Hope Wagner

God plants our spiritual giftings deep, so it will take years to claim them, but that gives Him time to refine His message in our hearts.

Ashley Ormon

The greatest joy is in giving; after all, God gave Christ for us.

Charles Eisenstein

When we must pay the true price for the depletion of nature’s gifts, materials will become more precious to us, and economic logic will reinforce, and not contradict, our heart’s desire to treat the world with reverence and, when we receive nature’s gifts, to use them well.

Anthony Liccione

Don't let someone keep putting out the flame God keeps re-lighting, we all have a purpose. As a wing to a bird. As wind that goes the destiny over the sea.

Eric Samuel Timm

If we want to know our God-given gifts, we must know the giver.

Hemat Malak

Each one has their gifts.
They are not for you-
they are to give!

Todd Stocker

A happy birthday is measured not in the amount of gifts one gets, but in the amount love one receives.

Auliq Ice

It is customary for those who wish to have the most beautiful ones to endeavourer to offer them gifts of those things which they hold most precious in order to win their hearts.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

A broke man’s lover doesn’t feel ‘loved’ on her Birthday, Christmas, and, on Valentine’s Day.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

In a materialistic society, there’s no such a thing as a ‘romantic’ broke man.

Bryant McGill

Life is a procession of painful lessons, and how precious those lessons are; so precious that we rejoice in the bitter-sweet gift of life.

Ellen J. Barrier

The things we share with each other are deeply felt from within our hearts that neither of us will ever forget. For the gifts that are priceless are the ones that are heartfelt; their roots are within our soul. They are the greatest gifts, of all.

Theric Jepson

Dave put a lot of thought into picking out the books his dad would like least.

Harley King

May your dreams be gifts from the gods and may you open them with excitement and pleasure.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Each individual has a special calling and responsibility.

Bryant McGill

The secret is in realizing your internal gifts and then setting them free.

S.K. Nicholls

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is the freedom to pursue their happiness.

Christina Dodd

You and me-we've whored together. We've fought together.And I still dunna understand how ye always seems to know where the money is hidden and the liquor is stored and the scandals are richest.'
It's a gift.

Anthony Liccione

It's the giving that makes one stronger, but sometimes the taking can make one weaker, if even vulnerable or blinding.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Do not despise your gift. We are all valuable.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Never look down upon yourself. You are special with special gift.

Dejan Stojanovic

Be aware of the high notes, of the blissful faces and their soft messages, and listen for the silent message of a highly decorated gift.

Monika Zands

Borrow my eyes so you may see your greatness and recognize the gifts that you were uniquely placed on this planet to learn from, to share, and to teach.

Ann Voskamp

Is the height of my chara joy dependent on the depths of my eucharisteo thanks?

Toni Sorenson

If you’re giving to get, all you’ll receive is disappointment. But if you’re giving to give, all you’ll receive is joy.

Bryant McGill

Brightly burning passion is the releasing of your essence, your specialness and your gifts to the world.

Ken Page

Our deepest wounds surround our greatest gifts.


Art gives its vision to beauty not always recognized. And it surrenders freely - whatever power it possesses to every sincere soul that seeks it. But above all else-it presents us with the gift of ourselves.

Anna White

The most amazing thing is that all my sorrows, all of my darkest moments, are becoming my gifts.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Why compete with others? Each individual has a unique gifts and role to perform. We must learn to complement each other.

Navonne Johns

Some of most valuable gifts come wrapped in the ugliest paper.

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