Gifts Quotes

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

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

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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 gold smit’s.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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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

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I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God’s gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
– Frances Farmer

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

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You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

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He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.
– Evelyn Waugh

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

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Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.
– Marian Anderson

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The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
– Richard Moss

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