Gift quotes page 3
I've been labeled obsessive. A banker called me bipolar yesterday on the phone. Bipolar,
these are not diseases, these are gifts. You show me someone running four companies and I'll
show you someone who has got attention on 50 things while you're talking to him.
When it comes down to pure ornamental cursing, the native American is gifted above the
sons of men.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it
A good wife lost, is God's gift lost.
Forgiveness isn't about the person or people being forgiven - it's a gift you give yourself that
allows your heart to stop being contracted. When you forgive, you release the toxic
resentment and anger you're holding in your heart, finally freeing yourself to get on with your
Bound is he that takes gifts.
Reading is a gift. It's something you can do almost anytime and anywhere. It can be a
tremendous way to learn, relax, and even escape.
A padded jacket is an acceptable gift even in summer.
There's a wonderful truth that's so central to living. I find it extraordinary that schools do not
teach it. The essential truth is this: Each of us has some gift - a talent, a skill, a craft, a
knack - that gives us pleasure and engages us, and the path to our happiness lies within that
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in giving that we receive.
St. Francis of Assisi
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
It takes courage to love but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love
generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut
themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore
shrink until life is a mere living death.
Part of your mission in life then must be to share your gifts with as many people as possible.
That means being willing to play big.
T. Harv Eker
A wicked man's gift has a touch of his master.
Unless we fully give ourselves over to our endeavors, we are hollow, superficial people and
we never develop our natural gifts.
If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you.
Don Miguel Ruiz
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of
things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Gifts are effective means of persuasion.
Part of what makes us human is the hunger to realize our greatest gifts and live life fully. We
were built to shine.
When a compliment comes from a man seeking nothing in return, it's a gift of truth, a piece of
his vulnerability and infinitely more powerful as a result.
Mark Manson, Models - Attract Women Through
The best gifts are those which exect no return.
Practice random acts of kindness... There are five toll bridges in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A while back, some people began paying the tolls of the cars immediately behind them. The
drivers would drive to the toll window, and pull out their dollar bill, only to be informed, "Your
toll has been paid by the car ahead of you." This is an example of a spontaneous, random
gift, something given without expectation of or demand for anything in return. You can
imagine the impact that tiny gift had on the driver of the car! Perhaps it encouraged him to
be a nicer person that day. Often a single act of kindness sets a series of kind acts in
You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How?
By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged.
Gifts are according to the giver.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something
back by becoming more.
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
Writing is an extreme privilege but it's also a gift. It's a gift to yourself and it's a gift of giving
a story to someone.
I wish for you a life of wealth, health and happiness; a life in which you give to yourself the
gift of patience, the virtue of reason, the value of knowledge, and the influence of faith in
your own ability to dream about and achieve worthy rewards.
It is not the gift which is precious, it is the love.