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Value Of Gifts Quotes


"Fancy sets the value on the gifts of fortune." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Independence is of more value than any gifts; and to receive gifts is to lose it." - Saadi

"I value this delicious home-feeling as one of the choicest gifts a parent can bestow." - Washington Irving

"Timely service, like timely gifts, is doubled in value." - George Macdonald

"Liberty is of more value than any gifts; and to receive gifts is to lose it. Be assured that men most commonly seek to oblige thee only that they may engage thee to serve them." - Saadi

"It often happens to children - and sometimes to gardeners - that they are given gifts of value of which they do not perceive until much later." - Wayne Winterrowd

"Beware of Greeks bearing gifts." - Proverbs

"Beware of Greeks bearing gifts," - Virgil

"It was the policy of the good old gentleman to make his children feel that home was the happiest place in the world; and I value this delicious home-feeling as one of the choicest gifts a parent can bestow." - Washington Irving

"It is of very doubtful value to enlist the gifts of a woman into fields that have been defined as male; it frightens the men, unsexes the women, and muffles and distorts the contribution women could make." - Margaret Mead

"About the only value the story of my life may have is to show that one can, even without any particular gifts, overcome obstacles that seem insurmountable if one is willing to face the fact that they must be overcome." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Stabilizing the climate is not about saving the human species... Stabilizing the climate is a precious opportunity to pass on to all future human beings gifts of immense value, gifts that, once gone, will be beyond the imagination and skill of humanity to recreate." - Eban Goodstein

"Fortune reigns in gifts of the world." - William Shakespeare

"What punishments of God are not gifts?" - J R R Tolkien

"Science had given mankind many gifts, and she valued it. But the one important thing it had taken away was the value of subjective, personal experience. That had been replaced with the idea that only measurable and testable concepts had value. But humans didn't work that way..." - James S.A. Corey

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"You can't celebrate gifts without celebrating the giver of all gifts..." - LeCrae

"Definite gifts render their possessors capable of overcoming any obstacle this side of death; they create an impetus of far more genuine value than external advantages in some other career where the impulse to make use of them remains weak or non-existent. The work that one enjoys is the greatest source of happiness and vitality in life." - Vera Brittain

"Old age brings us to know the value of the blessings which we have enjoyed, and it brings us also to a very thankful perception of those which yet remain. Is a man advanced in life? The ease of a single day, the rest of a single night, are gifts which may be subjects of gratitude to God." - William Paley

"God's treasury where He keeps His children's gifts will be like many a mother's store of relics of her children, full of things of no value to others, but precious in His eyes for the love's sake that was in them." - Francois Fenelon

"A woman of faith is blessed by faithful men in her life who hold the priesthood of God and honor this privilege: her father, bishop, husband, brothers, sons. They value her and the divine gifts given by God to His daughter. They sustain and encourage, and they understand the great mission of her life as a woman. They love her; they bless her." - Margaret D Nadauld

"And those handmade presents that children often bring home from school: They have so much value! The value is that the child put whatever he or she could into making them. The way we parents respond to the giving of such gifts is very important. To the child the gift is really self, and they want so much for their selves to be acceptable, to be loved." - Fred Rogers

"Gladly accept the gifts of the present hour." - Horace

"Great writers create; writers of smaller gifts copy" - W Somerset Maugham

"The gifts of Heaven are never quite gratuitous." - Henry David Thoreau

"Memories are perhaps the best gifts of all." - Gloria Gaither

"Ah me, thou Destiny, Giver of evil gifts." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Love, wonder, joy & awareness are the gifts of innocence." - Deepak Chopra

"That girl had the subtlety of a Spencer's Gifts shop." - Rainbow Rowell

"The gifts of grace increase as the sorrows increase." - Rose of Lima

"The gift of truth excels all other gifts." - Gautama Buddha

"A great gift - a gift of Dharma conquers all gifts." - Gautama Buddha

"Riches, understanding, beauty, are fair gifts of God." - Martin Luther

"Sometimes the gifts of God aren't wrapped as we expect." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Sex is one of God's gifts, just use it right." - Sky Ferreira

"Be proud of your choices, not your gifts." - Jeff Bezos

"The only true gifts are a portion of yourself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"That girl had the subtlety of a Spencer's Gifts shop." - Rainbow Rowell

"Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock." - Walter Benjamin

"Doing comedy is one of the best gifts in life." - Mallory Jansen

"The gifts of bad men bring no good with them." - Euripides

"I think one of my greatest gifts is leading worship." - Michael W Smith

"Be thankful for the smallest blessing and you will deserve to receive greater. Value the least gifts no less than the greatest, and simple graces as especial favors. If you remember the dignity of the Giver, no gift will seem small or mean." - Thomas A Kempis

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

"We depend on the gifts of nature, but these gifts must be received with gratitude and not exploited or abused" - Satish Kumar

"Rings and jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only true gift is a portion of thyself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"To value only what can be "sold" is to defile what is truly precious. The innocent joy of childhood, the devotedness of a wife, the self sacrificing service of a daughter-none of these have an earthly market. To reduce everything to the dirty scales of economic values is to forget that some gifts, like Mary's, are so precious that the heart that offers them will be praised as long as time endures." - Fulton J Sheen

"If our prayer is "Dear God, please use me to be of service," then that is what we will be. And it is not for us to judge either the size or value of our gifts. Our job is to try to get out of the way, to defer to the spirit moving within us and become open channels for the flow of God's love." - Marianne Williamson

"If our prayer is 'Dear God, please use me to be of service,' then that is what we will be. And it is not for us to judge either the size or value of our gifts. Our job is to try to get out of the way, to defer to the spirit moving within us and become open channels for the flow of God's love." - Marianne Williamson

"If our prayer is "Dear God, please use me to be of service," then that is what we will be. And it is not for us to judge either the size or value of our gifts. Our job is to try to get out of the way, to defer to the spirit moving within us and become open channels for the flow of God's love." - Marianne Williamson

"I think one of the finest gifts I can give my friends in the holiday season is to pause with a long enough quality to actually SEE them. My calm, unhurried presence communicates this gift of a message, "I see you. I recognize you. I remember our times of together and am contributing right now to another quality memory. I value you and honor and take the time, right this moment to pause long enough to truly notice you."" - Mary Anne Radmacher

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"As a kid, you want to be liked for who you are. You don't want to be liked for who your parents are. You don't want to get a job because of who your parents are. You want to do it on your own, with your own gifts and your own value. So, I decided to spare my kids that and not be as pro-active as my dad was." - Jeff Bridges

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"The gifts of caring, attention, affection, appreciation, and love are some of the most precious gifts you can give, and they don't cost you anything." - Deepak Chopra

"Some men throw their gifts away on a life of mediocrity, great men throw everything they have into their gifts and achieve a life of success." - Greg Werner

"What is wrong with Christians today is that we have the gifts of God but have forgotten the God of the gifts." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Ay, that incestuous, that adulterate beast, With witchcraft of his wit, with traitorous gifts- O wicked wit and gifts, that have the power So to seduce!" - William Shakespeare

"Your spiritual gifts were not given for your own benefit but for the benefit of others, just as other people were given gifts for your benefit." - Rick Warren

"God is still in the process of dispensing gifts, and He uses ordinary individuals like us to develop those gifts in other people" - Howard G. Hendricks

"He (Job) did not seek the Giver because of His gifts; when all gifts were removed he still sought the Giver." - Philip Yancey

"Some people find the gift of salvation. For others the gifts are smaller: a kind word, a good deed. But all the gifts are from God." - Max Lucado

"I'm open to the gifts of the Spirit. The real healings are so beautiful I hate to see it blasphemed by fakes who merchandise the gifts." - Richard Rossi

"People value honesty. They value integrity. They value competence and courage and all those kinds of things." - Richard A. Kidd

"Pride of gifts robs us of God's blessing in the use of them." - William Gurnall

"Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts." - Brad Henry

"One of the most beautiful gifts in the world is the gift of encouragement." - John O'Donohue

"Music is one of the fairest and most glorious gifts of God." - Martin Luther

"Neither the gifts nor the blows of fortune equal those of nature." - Luc De Clapiers

"The sense of belonging is one of the great gifts men get in battle." - James A Michener

"The quality of gifts depends on the sincerity of the giver." - Ann Patchett

"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas." - Peg Bracken

"Precious gifts of friendship... knowing the heart of another, sharing one's heart with another." - Anonymous

"Being judgmental and condemning is not one of the gifts of the Spirit." - Billy Graham

"What is the purpose of a city if not to grant the greatest of gifts, anonymity?" - Rabih Alameddine

"Jazz, like leadership, combines the unpredictability of the future with the gifts of individuals." - Max De Pree

"To reveal its complacence by gifts is one of the native dialects of love." - Lydia Sigourney

"I have learned... adversity can be one of the greatest gifts of all." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Among the gifts of serving others, then, is that we ourselves find our place of belonging." - Reggie McNeal

"One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention" - Jim Rohn

"The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts." - Jean Vanier

"Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times." - Allen Klein

"The gift of food to the hungry is the noblest of all gifts." - Sathya Sai Baba

"The gifts of the Gospel are given to strengthen the faith of the believer." - Brigham Young

"Gifts make friends and friends make gifts." - Marshall Sahlins

"The value of ourselves is but the value of our melancholy and our disquiet." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"I think we"ve been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"I think we've been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"The value of assets often increases exponentially while the value of your labor only increases incrementally." - Robert Kiyosaki

"It is one of Heaven's best gifts to hold such a dear creature in one's arms." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is the privilege of greatness to confer intense happiness with insignificant gifts." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman

"One of the greatest gifts you can give your husband is your own wholeness." - Stormie Omartian

"The pride of the body is a barrier against the gifts that purify the soul." - George Eliot

"God's gifts are many; His best gift is one. It is the gift of Himself." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man." - Euripides

"Salvation is free! God puts no price tag on the Gift of gifts." - Billy Graham

"One of the greatest gifts we can give to another generation is our experience, our wisdom." - Desmond Tutu

"We don't have to be perfect to experience the blessings and gifts of our Heavenly Father." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"We are forced to respect the gifts of nature, which study and fortune cannot give." - Luc De Clapiers

"You are given the gifts of the gods; you create your reality according to your beliefs." - Jane Roberts

"I want my work to reflect my level of gifts and talent" - Viola Davis

"True forgiveness is one of the most healing releasing, and freeing gifts we give to ourselves." - Brandon Bays

"Faith, repentance, and holiness are no less the free gifts of God than eternal life." - Augustus Toplady

"The good teacher discovers the natural gifts of his pupils and liberates them." - Stephen Neal

"To them it seemed that the gifts of an enemy were to be dreaded." - Voltaire

"Of nature's gifts thou mayst with lilies boast And with the half-blown rose." - William Shakespeare

"Saints themselves will sometimes be, Of gifts that cost them nothing, free." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"Place gifts of silver in our hands. Give us this day our daily fish." - Pablo Neruda

"Smooth words in place of gifts. [Lat., Dicta docta pro datis.]" - Plautus

"Embrace more deeply His love, His mercy and grace, and the powerful gifts of His Atonement." - Neil L. Andersen

"Of gifts, there seems none more becoming to offer a friend than a beautiful book." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"One of the biggest gifts you can give the world is a healed life." - Christiane Northrup

"Compassion leads to freedom of discovering your voice, your gifts, and your purpose." - Robert V. Taylor

"Man discovers his own wealth when God comes to ask gifts of him." - Rabindranath Tagore

"A Warrior of the Light does not accept gifts from his enemy." - Paulo Coelho

"Receive the gifts of fortune without pride, and part with them without reluctance." - Marcus Aurelius

"The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside." - Homer

"All desire the gifts of God, but they do not desire God." - Hannah More

"The gifts of genius are far greater than the givers themselves venture to suppose." - Moses Harvey

"Every one of us comes into this life with lessons to learn and gifts to give." - Shakti Gawain

"One of the greatest gifts we receive from dogs is the tenderness they evoke in us" - Dean Koontz

"Gifts of the heart can't be claimed by anyone except the giver." - Nicholas Sparks

"Today is just another normal day full of miracles, gifts, and opportunities." - Robert Holden

"A godly man is never threatened by the gifts of a godly woman." - Rick Warren

"Vitality and beauty are gifts of Nature for those who live according to its laws." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Gifts are abilities God gives us to meet the needs of others in Christ's name." - Timothy Keller

"Peace is one of the greatest gifts we can leave our children." - Jon Jones

"Figuring out our gifts in life is part of our journey to becoming enlightened human beings." - Allison DuBois

"Be ready at all times for the gifts of God, and always for new ones." - Meister Eckhart



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