gift quotes

Water is at the center of every chemical reaction, and therefore should be the earth's most precious gift.Janine Benyus

In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face.Steven Biko

I've actually been given a great gift. When I walk into an audition with a director, I'm carrying no baggage. They haven't seen me in anything, even though I've done nine films.Jessica Chastain

In playing, I suppose my greatest gift was to express the way I felt or the willingness to express myself.Eric Clapton

Given the choice, children who don't want for anything will not save... We have an obligation as parents to give our children what they need. What they want we can give them as a special gift, or they can save their money for it.Barbara Coloroso

My season 2 'Good Wife' wrap gift was this deluxe package of Mortal Kombat. I played it for, like, two weeks straight.Matt Czuchry

I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life - whoever you are, whatever our differences.John Denver

I know now what this meant, that the bison were the gift of a good spirit and were our strength, but we should lose them, and from the same good spirit we must find another strength.Black Elk

To know that every moment - regardless of how it comes wrapped - is a gift greater than you can give yourself, is to be well on your way to a life without fear.Guy Finley

The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.Sigmund Freud

Honor is a gift a man gives himself. You can be as good as anyone that ever lived. If you can read, you can learn everything that anyone ever learned. But you've got to want it.Ricky Gervais

When you meditate or pray... both are forms of meditation... you give up control and find the answer and you open yourself to receive God's gift, the universal force, or whatever that is.Erin Gray

A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.John Grogan

Being able to stay with a character over the course of years is a gift.Jennifer Hale

I don't know if I particularly want to be remembered for anything. I personally do not think I'm a great gift to the world. I've been very fortunate.Edmund Hillary

For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift.Billy Joel

God gave me the gift to be able to play instruments and I have to play.Lenny Kravitz

A lot of the players are not involved with any NHL team, so to play and travel around with the Oldtimers' it's a kind of gift that the players really appreciate.Guy Lafleur

In an individualistic culture, the narcissist is God's gift to the world. In a collectivist society, the narcissist is God's gift to the collective.Christopher Lasch

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.Stanislaw Jerzy Lec