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A woman's gifts will make room for her.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.
~By May Sarton ~


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.
~By Bea Arthur ~


Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


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.
~By Conrad Burns ~


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.
~By Robert Torricelli ~


Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times.
~By Allen Klein ~


This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride, namely, that none should account himself better before God than others, though perhaps adorned with greater gifts, and endowments.
~By Johann Arndt ~


The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.
~By William Randolph Hearst ~


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.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts and profitless.
~By Sophocles ~


President Reagan is now at rest. We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us: a safer world, strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America's greatness.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


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.
~By Democritus ~


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.
~By Caroline Kennedy ~


Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.
~By Mary Pipher ~


Each day provides its own gifts.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations, if they are accepted.
~By Janet Erskine Stuart ~


From the time that I can remember, I worked to make money - either baby-sitting, or one year wrapping gifts at a department store at Christmas, so I could have my own money.
~By Christie Hefner ~


I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.
~By Barry White ~


Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Having children is my greatest achievement. It was my saviour. It switched my focus from the outside to the inside. My children are gifts, they remind me of what's important.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


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


Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


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


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


I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job.
~By Donovan Bailey ~


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.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


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.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule.
~By Minnie Driver ~


It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
~By Jonas Salk ~


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.
~By Rose Kennedy ~


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.
~By Thomas Hughes ~


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.
~By John Owen ~


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


The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.
~By Ivan Illich ~


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


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


Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
~By Aeschylus ~


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.
~By Dick Schaap ~


Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening.
~By Walter Pater ~


All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
~By Plato ~


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


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.
~By Jack Kroll ~


Without natural gifts technical rules are useless.
~By Quintilian ~


Hell begins on the day when God grants us a clear vision of all that we might have achieved, of all the gifts which we have wasted, of all that we might have done which we did not do.
~By Gian Carlo Menotti ~


I always try to give my songs as gifts.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


The earlier practice of the Church had been more or less to employ in worship under the presidency of the pastor or pastors, the gifts of the congregation.
~By Robert Rainy ~


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.
~By Charles Colson ~


The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.
~By Rod McKuen ~


If you take all that I've learned from Joe and all that Joe has learned from me, and you throw all that into a song, not only are you using the gifts that God gave you, but also all the experiences you've had.
~By Steven Tyler ~


God touches and moves, warns and desires all equally, and He wants one quite as much as another. The inequality lies in the way in which His touch, His warnings, and His gifts are received.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


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


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.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


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


Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.
~By Cheryl Crawford ~


However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.
~By Adam Clarke ~


The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
~By Sophocles ~


One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
~By Sarojini Naidu ~


The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.
~By Florence Nightingale ~


Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.
~By Sophocles ~


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.
~By James Broughton ~


Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme.
~By Sherwood Boehlert ~


If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts.
~By Virgil ~


Some people are born with the necessary gift, and some work hard to build on the few gifts they have.
~By Peter Garrett ~


I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don't have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. It's always fun.
~By James Lafferty ~


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


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.
~By Wim Wenders ~


So I show appreciation for the little gifts that have been handed to me.
~By Terrence Howard ~


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.
~By Roy Ayers ~


Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales.
~By Walter Ulbricht ~


One of the greatest gifts I've ever gotten is my daughter.
~By Ace Frehley ~


The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
~By Denis Waitley ~


I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.
~By Les Brown ~


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.
~By Freeman Dyson ~


I've learned one important thing about God's gifts - what we do with them is our gift to Him.
~By Robert Wagner ~


The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.
~By Medgar Evers ~


Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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.
~By George Lincoln Rockwell ~


I consider myself an artist. God granted me some gifts so that I could express myself artistically.
~By Don Johnson ~


An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
~By Washington Irving ~


Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.
~By Garth Brooks ~


I adore being with Roberta. I adore being in her spiritual light. I adore being close to her talent and gifts.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.
~By John Webster ~


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.
~By Frances Farmer ~


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.
~By Gina Gershon ~


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


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.
~By Roger Mahony ~


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


I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.
~By Princess Diana ~


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

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