May No Gift Be Too Small To Give, Nor Too Simple To Receive, Which Is Wrapped In Thoughtfulness, And Tied With Love.
~ L. O. Baird
Socrates Called Beauty A Short-lived Tyranny; Plato, A Privilege Of Nature; Theophrastus, A Silent Cheat; Theocritus, A Delightful Prejudice; Carneades, A Solitary Kingdom; Aristotle, That It Was Better Than All The Letters Of Recommendation In The World; Homer, That It Was A Glorious Gift Of Nature; And Ovid, That It Was Favor Bestowed By The Gods.
~ Francis Quarles
Anything That Has Real And Lasting Value Is Always A Gift From Within.
~ Franz Kafka
The Love Of Beauty In Its Multiple Forms Is The Noblest Gift Of The Human Cerebrum.
~ Alexis Carrel
They Do Not Leave Home Without American Express. ... Blame The Moral Carelessness That Parents Pass Off As The Gift Of Freedom As They Cut Their Children Loose Like Colorful Kites And Wish Them An Exciting Flight.
~ Roger Rosenblatt
We Hold In Our Hands, The Most Precious Gift Of All: Freedom. The Freedom To Express Our Art. Our Love. The Freedom To Be Who We Want To Be. We Are Not Going To Give That Freedom Away And No One Shall Take It From Us!
~ Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Cicely, 1992
Nothing Is So Frequent As To Mistake An Ordinary Human Gift For A Special And Extraordinary Endowment.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr
To Use Fear As The Friend It Is, We Must Retrain And Reprogram Ourselves... We Must Persistently And Convincingly Tell Ourselves That The Fear Is Here--with Its Gift Of Energy And Heightened Awareness--so We Can Do Our Best And Learn The Most In The New Situation.
~ Peter McWilliams, Life 101
Life Is A Gift Of The Immortal Gods, But Living Well Is The Gift Of Philosophy.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A Champion Views Resistance As A Gift Of Energy.
~ Michael J. Gel
Love Is, Above All Else, The Gift Of Oneself.
~ Jean Anouilh
God, I don't have great faith, but I can be faithful. My belief in you may be seasonal, but my faithfulness will not. I will follow in the way of Christ. I will act as though my life and the lives of others matter. I will love. I have no greater gift to offer than my life. Take it.
~ Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 26, 2002