The worst gift that I ever gave a girl was a suitcase for Christmas. As in, 'I can't think of anything to give you, but here's a new suitcase.' Afterward, I was like, 'What were you thinking, idiot?'
Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents.
Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.
Hope is the companion of power and the mother of success, for those of us who hope strongest have within us the gift of miracles.
God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
Sonnets from the Portuguese
Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.
The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other.
The magi, as you know, were wise men - wonderfuly wise men who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents.
Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.
Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.
The future is not a gift: it is an achievement. Every generation helps make its own future. This is the essential challenge of the present.
The cheapest gift I have to give is kindness, and it is the best.
I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, “Toys not included.”
If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse gift will find a fitting place.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it.
I believe that the power to make money is a gift from God.
All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.
'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!
Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
If there is no joyous way to give a festive gift, give love away.