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Man Is Tormented By No Greater Anxiety Than To Find Someone Quickly To Whom He Can Hand Over That Great Gift Of Freedom With Which The Ill-fated Creature Is Born.
~ Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov"
There Are Souls In This World Which Have The Gift Of Finding Joy Everywhere And Of Leaving It Behind Them When They Go.
~ Frederick William Fabe
Benevolence Alone Will Not Make A Teacher, Nor Will Learning Alone Do It. The Gift Of Teaching Is A Peculiar Talent, And Implies A Need And A Craving In The Teacher Himself.
~ John Jay Chapman
That Was My Gift -- Having The Ability To Put Certain Guys Together That Would Create A Chemistry And Then Letting Them Go Letting Them Play What They Knew, And Above It.
~ Miles Davis
Love Is, Above All Else, The Gift Of Oneself.
~ Jean Anouilh
Teachers Believe They Have A Gift For Giving It Drives Them With The Same Irrepressible Drive That Drives Others To Create A Work Of Art Or A Market Or A Building.
~ A Bartlett Giamatti
The Greatest Gift You Can Give Another Is The Purity Of Your Attention.
~ Richard Moss, M. D
People Who Have Given Us Their Complete Confidence Believe That They Have A Right To Ours. The Inference Is False, A Gift Confers No Rights.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
The Finest Gift You Can Give Anyone Is Encoragement. Yet, Almost No One Gets The Encouragement They Need To Grow To Their Full Potential. If Everyone Received The Encouragement They Need To Grow, The Genius In Most Everyone Would Blossom And The World Would Produce Abundance Beyond The Wildest Dreams. We Would Have More Than One Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk And Other Great Minds In A Century.
~ Sidney Madwed
The Excellence Of A Gift Lies In Its Appropriateness Rather Than In Its Value.
~ Charles Dudley Warne
The Great Gift Of Human Beings Is That We Have The Power Of Empathy.
~ Meryl Streep
To Get A Name Can Happen But To Few; It Is One Of The Few Things That Cannot Be Brought. It Is The Free Gift Of Mankind, Which Must Be Deserved Before It Will Be Granted, And Is At Last Unwillingly Bestowed.
~ Samuel Johnson