gift quotes

Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.King Abdullah II

To make a song is a gift, and once it's done it keeps evolving and changing and becomes a tool to interact with other people. It's like a conversation.Ryan Adams

A thick skin is a gift from God.Konrad Adenauer

God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.Aeschylus

To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.Aeschylus

My mom brought me up to believe that my talent is a gift and a blessing.Christina Aguilera

President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office.Tom Allen

It doesn't matter what age you are. You can look sexy and feel great, and that doesn't have to be a gift only for the young. It can be a gift for any age, even the old, whatever that is nowadays.Carol Alt

It is not from your own goods that you give to the beggar; it is a portion of his own that you are restoring to him. The Earth belongs to all. So you are paying back a debt and think you are making a gift to which you are not bound.Saint Ambrose

What I thought at the moment was the worst thing that could happen was absolutely the biggest gift I've received.Trey Anastasio

Free is really, you know, the gift of Silicon Valley to the world. It's an economic force, it's a technical force. It's a deflationary force, if not handled right. It is abundance, as opposed to scarcity.Chris Anderson

A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.Marian Anderson

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.Walter Anderson

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.Barbara de Angelis

That's the biggest gift I can give anybody: 'Wake up, be aware of who you are, what you're doing and what you can do to prevent yourself from becoming ill.'Maya Angelou

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.Jean Anouilh

Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.Minna Antrim

There was a combination of not wanting to look a gift horse in the mouth, but also really not wanting to be stuck in Lord of the Rings for the rest of my life, and being desperate to kind of make sure that I could do something else with my life.Sean Astin

Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that's one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I'm just telling you from my heart, I'm so in love with life.Roy Ayers

Am I a trance medium? No. Have I got a gift psychically? Absolutely not. But I believe in the survival of consciousness after death.Dan Aykroyd