Gifts Quotes

Every day is a gift- even if it sucks. - Sherry Hochman

 

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

 

The only gift is a portion of thyself.- Unknown

 

A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange. - Unknown

 

Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. - Unknown

 

We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten. - Unknown

 

I was always told I was special. And I was also assured that I had a gift and a purpose. - Unknown

 

Change always comes bearing gifts. - Unknown

 

What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. - Unknown

 

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons. - Unknown

 

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today ? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present. - Unknown

 

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

 

Gifts make their way through stone walls. - Proverb

 

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. - Unknown

 

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. - Unknown

 

I consider everything I compose a gift. - Unknown

 

What is bought is cheaper than a gift. - Unknown

 

A friend is a gift you give yourself. - Unknown

 

What we share with another ceases to be our own. - Edgar Quinet

 

Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money. - Unknown

 

He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them. - Unknown

 

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. - Unknown

 

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. - Unknown

 

He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie. - Unknown

 

If you give what can be taken, you are not really giving. Take what you are given, not what you want to be given. Give what cannot be taken. - Unknown

 

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

 

To receive gifts is to lose freedom. - Sandi

 

To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. - Unknown

 

A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present. - Unknown

 

If a person gives you his time, he can give you no more precious gift. - Unknown

 

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. - Unknown

 

I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it. - Unknown

 

The Lord loveth a cheerful giver. He also accepteth from a grouch. - Unknown

 

A book is a gift you can open again and again. - Unknown

 

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

 

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

 

One rose says more than the dozen - Wendy Craig

 

Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving. - Unknown

 

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. - Unknown

 

I’m unable to ignore the gift that God gave me, so I’m going to sing. - Unknown

 

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” - Unknown

 

God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame. - Unknown

 

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. - Unknown

 

Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. - Unknown

 

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

 

What is bought is cheaper than a gift. -Portuguese Proverb

 

A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver. -Thomas á Kempis

 

The only gift is a portion of thyself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers. -Seneca

 

We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays

 

But it is a cold, lifeless business when you go to the shops to buy something, which does not represent your life and talent, but a goldsmith's. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Gifts," Essays, Second Series, 1844

 

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

 

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. -Pierre Corneille, Le Menteur

 

Christmas is the season when you buy this year's gifts with next year's money. -Author Unknown

 

A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange. -Author Unknown

 

If you give what can be taken, you are not really giving. Take what you are given, not what you want to be given. Give what cannot be taken. -Idries Shah

 

'Tis blessed to bestow, and yet,
Could we bestow the gifts we get,
And keep the ones we give away,
How happy were our Christmas day!
-Carolyn Wells

 

To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. -Max Beerbohm

 

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

 

What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. -Eleanor Powell

 

The Lord loveth a cheerful giver. He also accepteth from a grouch. -Catherine Hall

 

The Christmas season has come to mean the period when the public plays Santa Claus to the merchants. -John Andrew Holmes

 

May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through! -Author Unknown

 

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

 

God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from man's hands. -Rabindranath Tagore

 

You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. -Author Unknown

 

To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year. -Elwyn Brooks White

 

Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. -Kin Hubbard

 

I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" -William A. Ward