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Top 100 Quotes About Gifts

#1. Put on your lips success creeds every day. Never see yourself as an unworthy being, incapable of receiving good gifts from God. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#2. The professional military mind is by necessity an inferior and unimaginative mind; no man of high intellectual quality would willingly imprison his gifts in such a calling. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#3. God is not partial. All His children have His total Love, and all His gifts are freely given to everyone alike. - Author: Helen Schucman
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#4. At the wondrous moment you were born, as you took your first breath, a great celebration was held in the heavens and twelve magnificent gifts were granted to you. - Author: Charlene Costanzo
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#5. Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate, whereas goodness is the result of one's own merits. - Author: Heloise
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#6. We may never be able to pay directly for the gifts of true friendship - but pay we must, even though we make our payment to someone who owes us nothing, in some other place and at some other time. - Author: Yousuf Karsh
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#7. Love Jo all your days, if you choose, but don't let it spoil you, for it's wicked to throw away so many good gifts because you can't have the one you want. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#8. You have gifts to give to the world. Find your voice and prosper. - Author: Beverly Mahone
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#9. When you have a special gift you don't realize it because you think everyone else has the same gift. - Author: Michael Jackson
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#10. I don't give any gifts to the rich. - Author: Nicolas Sarkozy
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#11. Often thought that you had just the kind of commonplace gifts that a host of commonplace people want to find at their service. An old servant of mine who lives in Mortimer Street - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#12. It is a tremendous gift to simply and truly listen to another. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#13. I think one of the greatest gifts you can give to someone is just access to the possibility of freedom that you don't have to be totally depressed and enslaved by your own environment. - Author: Amanda Palmer
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#14. Eight, the number of perfection for every tetragon; four, the number of the Gospels; five, the number of the zones of the world; seven, the number of the gifts of the Holy Ghost. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#15. We can serve humanity with our divine passions and gifted skills. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#16. Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#17. Our weaknesses are divine gifts that when embraced will enable us to make our purposeful contribution to the whole, which is why we incarnated in the first place. - Author: Andrew Schneider
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#18. The greatest joy is in giving; after all, God gave Christ for us. - Author: Ashley Ormon
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#19. I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts. - Author: Thornton Wilder
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#20. If you do not answer the noise and urgency of your gifts, they will turn on you. Or drag you down with their immense sadness at being abandoned. - Author: Joy Harjo
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#21. Faith is a great gift to have. - Author: Bern Will Brown
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#22. Don't assume you have to be extraordinary to be used by God. You don't have to have exceptional gifts, talents, abilities, or connections. God specializes in using ordinary people whose limitations and weaknesses make them ideal showcases for His greatness and glory. - Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss
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#23. The quality of gifts depends on the sincerity of the giver. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#24. All powers have two sides, the power to create and the power to destroy. We must recognize them both, but invest our gifts on the side of creation. - Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
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#25. Your experiences, past, gifts and abilities are tools for purposeful living. Harness them and destiny shows up! - Author: Bidemi Mark-Mordi
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#26. Rights are not gifts from one man to another, nor from one class of men to another. It is impossible to discover any origin of rights otherwise than in the origin of man; it consequently follows that rights appertain to man in right of his existence, and must therefore be equal to every man. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#27. Helping others isn't a chore; it is one of the greatest gifts there is. - Author: Liya Kebede
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#28. I do not spoil women ... I don't send them flowers and gifts ... I'm saving those gestures until I am an unpleasant old man who must resort to bribery to win a woman's synthetic affections. - Author: George Sanders
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#29. Time and talents are the most expensive gifts God gave to us at no cost. However, they are the main things that are easily abused. To abuse something time and talents is to take them for granted and not appreciate their values. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#30. One of the greatest gifts of Black feminism to ourselves has been to make it a little easier simply to be Black and female. - Author: Barbara Smith
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#31. To deny ones' true nature and the gifts given you by the gods is to tempt disaster. You cannot hide behind the mask forever. - Author: Midori Snyder
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#32. No matter what gifts you have, practice is the only way to get better at anything.

"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery it would not seem so wonderful at all" - Michael Angelo - Author: Jonathan Harnum
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#33. Never dim your light because others are too afraid to come out of the dark. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#34. The earlier practice of the Church had been more or less to employ in worship under the presidency of the pastor or pastors, the gifts of the congregation. - Author: Robert Rainy
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#35. I have heard about your gifts myself, Miss Roth,' read the subtitle under Brentford's awkward mumble. - Author: Jean-Christophe Valtat
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#36. Cyrus's momma thinks I'm a gift from God. I didn't have the heart to tell her if I was then God was guilty of handing out gag gifts, Joyce said. - Author: Carolyn Brown
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#37. Violence can be a gift. Violence belongs to everyone. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#38. An inability to encourage someone else is usually rooted in an absorption
with self that is blind to the needs or gifts of others, or a pride that cannot bring itself to praise God's grace in them. - Author: Sinclair B. Ferguson
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#39. Our rewards in heaven are a result of God's crowning His own gifts. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#40. For it would have been better that man should have been born dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor. - Author: Quintilian
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#41. We can have all the food and water we need, but without the sustenance of
real story, real art - without the wisdom, insight, and "life instruction" it brings - we will stagnate as a culture and become a swamp where quality life can no longer be sustained. So share your gifts! Share your art! - Author: Derek Rydall
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#42. In order to make our gifts perfect, you need to work on yourself but it hurts - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#43. I've learned one important thing about God's gifts - what we do with them is our gift to Him. - Author: Robert Wagner
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#44. You're only a man! You've not our gifts! I can tell you! Why, a woman can think of a hundred different things at once, all them contradictory! - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#45. The truth is Christmas evolved from the Roman holiday Saturnalia, a winter festival where men gave gifts to each other. They also would get drunk, have sex with each other and beat their wives - Author: Huey Freeman The Boondocks
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#46. Your faith provides you focus and vision for your life. It is your true north compass and GPS of self-awareness and self-management. Your faith is your lens to focus on how your talents, skills, gifts, and abilities will allow you to live on purpose - Author: Thomas Narofsky
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#47. Great love, like great genius, can never be a duty: both are life's gracious gifts to its elect. - Author: Ellen Key
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#48. If you have a big ego put it to wide and wise use so that it benefits and enriches everyone not just you - Author: Rasheed Ogunlaru
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#49. All God's gifts and signs are useless if we do not have His love in ourselves. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#50. There were no gifts. Everything is properly accounted for. I provided testimony and evidence to the committee ... This was all stuff that was previously known. - Author: Robert Torricelli
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#51. I think this is one of the greatest gifts of this era: Because of the Internet, we can start to type a question into Google and watch the question auto-fill. In that moment, we know someone else has asked that same question. The gift of realizing you're not alone is incredibly powerful. - Author: Ze Frank
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#52. Usually life's greatest gifts come wrapped in adversity. - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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#53. The past has passed; the time for grace is now! Let's respond to the grace of this moment with the gifts of the Spirit active in our lives ... - Author: Kimberly Hahn
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#54. In my opinion, the ability to love another person is one of God's greatest gifts, and I thank God every day for enabling me to give and share love with the people in my life. - Author: Anderson Cooper
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#55. Offended people still may experience miracles, words of utterance, strong preaching, and healing in their lives. But these are gifts of the Spirit, not fruits. We will be judged according to fruit, not gifting. A gift is given. Fruit is cultivated. - Author: John Bevere
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#56. I had a weird one a few years ago when I woke up one night, went to the window and saw a girl sitting on the kerb across the road just staring at me. Freaky. We get nice gifts for the kids too. And I've had naughty things. Let's say objects. - Author: Peter Andre
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#57. Always wear a smile. The gift of life will then be yours to give. - Author: Nachman Of Breslov
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#58. The gifts we treasure most over the years are often small and simple. In easy times and tough times, what seems to matter most is the way we show those nearest us that we've been listening to their needs, to their joys, and to their challenges. - Author: Fred Rogers
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#59. Language is one of the greatest gifts man has devised for himself. It ranks, alongside the discovery of fire and the wheel, as a major influence in making modern man what he is today. - Author: Edward R. Murrow
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#60. We have an obligation to ourselves to foster the environment that allows for our self-actualization. Rather than my gifts serving me, I must serve them. I want to be a steward of the best aspects of my character and assist them in their fulfillment through proper discipline and habits. - Author: Chris Matakas
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#61. Jack, I know I'm not perfect, but I'm really hoping you're not ready to give up on me yet. I don't have gifts or love letters or anything like you had. But what I can give you is my word, my promise, my vow to you. Which I will back up with actions, by the way. - Author: J. Sterling
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#62. Because you know how to enjoy things. Because you don't deny yourself. Because you let yourself feel pleasure and want. And that's the kind of person who likes gifts. The kind of person who knows how to enjoy life. - Author: Lauren Blakely
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#63. MG was nearly mythical, other than my entries - no interaction with users on
the off chance one was a Fernoza on the troll. And today proved I couldn't take a stranger bearing gifts at face-value. - Author: A.E.H. Veenman
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#64. Dear heart, we embrace the song and the story and all our gifts because the world has such great need, and because the world exceedingly rejoices, and because there is no sadder thing than to leave this world having never really shown up. - Author: Carrie Newcomer
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#65. Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#66. Ah me, thou Destiny, Giver of evil gifts. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#67. Today is just another normal day full of miracles, gifts, and opportunities. - Author: Robert Holden
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#68. The custom of giving presents on New Year's Day is as old as the time of the Romans, who attached superstitious importance to it, and thought the gifts brought them a lucky year. - Author: P.H. Ditchfield
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#69. God has given us all wonderful unique gifts and talents to use to glorify and celebrate Him. - Author: Victoria Osteen
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#70. In the middle of all this, as Sean slips out of his jacket, he looks over his shoulder at me and he smiles at me, just a glancing, faint thing before he turns back to Tommy. I'm quite happy for that smile, because Dad told me once you should be grateful for the gifts that are the rarest. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#71. Would it not be well this Christmas to give first to the Lord, directly through obedience, sacrifice, and love, and then to give to him indirectly through gifts to friends and those in need as well as to our own? Should we do this, perhaps many of us would discover a new Christmas joy. - Author: John Andreas Widtsoe
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#72. Christians need to take the lead in educating people that children are gifts, as my autistic grandson most surely is. By going down the path we're currently on, we might one day get rid of genetic diseases, but only at the cost of our own humanity. - Author: Charles Colson
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#73. The legends on the tombstones are eventually worn away as the stone is eroded by rain and wind and centuries. Better to slip away quietly after having lived as fully as one can, doing the very best one can with the gifts one has been given. - Author: Barbara Quick
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#74. Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts. - Author: Georges Rouault
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#75. In order to thrive as artists we need to be available to the universal flow. When we put a stopper on our capacity for joy by anorectically declining the small gifts of life, we turn aside the larger gifts as well. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#76. So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me. - Author: Tim Cook
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#77. There is only one real deprivation ... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. - Author: May Sarton
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#78. We should not have a petty regard for God's gifts, though we may and should despise our own imperfections. - Author: Saint Ignatius
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#79. Sometimes things in life happen that allow us to understand our priorities very clearly. Ultimately you can see those as gifts. - Author: Mariska Hargitay
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#80. Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. And it's much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world! - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#81. We all have a one or more gifts inside of us, but a lot of the time we're too busy to unwrap that gift - Author: Steven Aitchison
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#82. God wills us to have everything. As we express life, we fulfill God's law of abundance, but we do this only as we realize that there is good enough to go around-only as we know that all of God's gifts are given as freely and fully as the air and the sunshine. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#83. Don't force your gifts: if you are a rascal, live like one; if you are half honest, be half honest; if you are completely honest, live absolutely honestly. - Author: Pierre Ceresole
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#84. It is not where you begin, or what gifts you begin with, but what you do with them that matters in the end. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#85. God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from man's hands. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#86. The best aspects of every vampire, with all of their gifts, what makes them really special is just an enhanced version of what they were when they were human. - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#87. What a glorious world Almighty God has given us. How thankless and ungrateful we are, and how we labor to mar his gifts. - Author: Robert E.Lee
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#88. There are different gifts and talents in each of us - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#89. I'm beginning to think a dictionary would have been a far more advantageous birthday gift for you."
"More advantageous than being eaten alive by a giant, carnivorous bunny? Yes, most things fall in that category, I think. - Author: William Ritter
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#90. Because we can expect future generations to be richer than we are, no matter what we do about resources, asking us to refrain from using resources now so that future generations can have them later is like asking the poor to make gifts to the rich. - Author: Julian Simon
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#91. We won the lottery in life and life is such a beautiful, precious gift, and we have to savor it, because as far as we know, we are the only living things in the universe, so it is our duty to protect it. - Author: Francesca Martinez
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#92. Like everything else, holiday gifts escalate. The presents get better and better until one year you decide you don't need anything else and start making donations to animal shelters. Even if you hate dogs and cats, they're somehow always the ones who benefit. - Author: David Sedaris
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#93. For every benefit conferred, God is to be praised in his gifts. Otherwise when the time of judgment comes, that man will be punished as an ingrate who cannot say to God: 'Your statutes were my song in the land of exile.' - Author: Saint Bernard
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#94. My own dear mother was a martyr indeed, and it is not to everybody that God grants so easy a way to his great gifts as he did to Hilary and myself, giving us a mother who killed herself with labour and trouble to ensure us keeping the faith. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#95. Love is an exchange of gifts,' Saint Ignatius had said. It was in these simple, practical, down-to-earth ways that people could show their love for each other. If the love was not there in the beginning, but only the need, such gifts made love grow. - Author: Dorothy Day
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#96. Knowledge of our own mortality is the greatest gift God ever gives us. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#97. Use the noble gifts which God has given you! - Author: Jane Welsh Carlyle
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#98. Then she looked at the man on the tree and she smiled wryly. "They just aren't as interesting naked," she said. "It's the unwrapping that's half the fun. Like with gifts, and eggs. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#99. Nature is always lavish of her gifts even to the most insignificant forms. The butterflies and moths are richly dowered in this respect. - Author: Annie Besant
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#100. This is the treasure we need today - helping the child become independent of us and make his way by himself, receiving in return his gifts of hope and light. - Author: Maria Montessori
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