She Had A Pretty Gift For Quotation, Which Is A Serviceable Substitute For Wit.
~ W. Somerset Maugham
The Great Art Of Giving Consists In This The Gift Should Cost Very Little And Yet Be Greatly Coveted, So That It May Be The More Highly Appreciated.
~ Baltasar Gracian
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
When I Examine Myself And My Methods Of Thought, I Come To The Conclusion That The Gift Of Fantasy Has Meant More To Me Than My Talent For Absorbing Positive Knowledge.
~ Albert Einstein
God, I Dont 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 Preache
Give Whatever You Are Doing And Whoever You Are With The Gift Of Your Attention.
~ Jim Rohn
I don't think anyone can DO anything that would make him worthy of love. Love is a gift and cannot be earned. It can only be given.
~ Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 20, 2003
Painting Is Silent Poetry, And Poetry Is Painting With The Gift Of Speech.
It Really Doesnt Matter If The Person Who Hurt You Deserves To Be Forgiven. Forgiveness Is A Gift You Give Yourself. You Have Things To Do And You Want To Move On.
~ Real Live Preache
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"
O Would Some Power The Giftie Gie Us To See Ourselves As Others See Us. O Would Some Power The Gift To Give Us To See Ourselves As Others See Us.
~ Robert Burns, Poem "To a Louse" - Verse 8
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