The Best Gift quotes

We all know that feeling of frustration when we can’t find the right words to say to someone we care about. It’s even harder when we’re trying to find a unique gift for that person. So, we’ve put together a compilation of our favorite quotes about giving and receiving gifts. We hope these quotes will help you put your feelings into words, and give you some inspiration for the perfect gift.

1. Answer the question ‘ what am I living for?’ and become a master in this field, serve others with your gift, because you were created exactly with this goal β€” Sunday Adelaja

2. To be a well–favoured man is the gift of fortune but to write and read comes by nature. β€” William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

3. God’s salvation does not come in response to a changed life. A changed life comes in response to the salvation, offered as a free gift. β€” Timothy Keller

4. Life is a fragile and awesome gift. β€” Steve Goodier

5. Each of us needs to find our own special gift and develop it β€” Sunday Adelaja

6. My gift seems to be that I am able to tell a story in a comprehensible and engaging way. β€” Peter Coyote

7. [t]he habit of living as if in the shadow of death has remained with me, and I consider that, too, a gift. β€” Sonia Sotomayor, My Beloved World

8. So, each of us has a special gift and it takes time to discover it β€” Sunday Adelaja

9. Stay loyal to your creativity because it’s a gift. β€” Pharrell Williams

10. Real humility is not about denying the gifts you are offered β€” it is accepting them.

11. God gave us the gift of life β€” it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.

12. [one} who does not know when a gift has made him safe is poorer than a slug, even though he may think otherwise himself. β€” Richard Adams, Watership Down

13. Grace is gratuitous; it is a gift. β€” Octavio Paz

14. Besides the gifts, the only thing that gave the headstones colour were the memories family and friends had of the people they represented. β€” S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

15. There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most. β€” May Sarton

16. Husband: a man who buys his football tickets four months in advance and waits until the day before his anniversary to buy his wife a gift. β€” Rita Rudner

17. Ah the power that gift would give us, to see ourselves as others see us. β€” Robert Burns

18. When a child is gifted, people try to help that child. β€” Nina Simone

19. Who gives an island as a gift? I frowned. I hadn’t realized Edward’s extreme generosity was a learned behavior. Bella β€” Stephenie Meyer

20. We should ask God to help us toward manners. Inner gifts do not find their way to creatures without just respect. β€” Rumi

21. The greatest gift you can give (yourself or anyone else) is just being present β€” Rasheed Ogunlaru

22. A man’s gift will give him freeway in the world β€” Sunday Adelaja

23. When you give a gift to one of God’s children, you give a gift to God. β€” Max Lucado

24. Having someonewho listensis a great gift, but to be truly heardis a treasure. β€” Tatjana Urbic

25. X–sacred. β€” lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

26. To the degree that we deny the gift of life, we embrace death. β€” Maxwell Maltz

27. Your pain could be God prying open your life and heart to remove a gift of His that you’ve been holding on to more dearly than Him. β€” Tullian Tchividjian, Jesus + Nothing = Everything

28. Apparently, we’re to help our adversaries ring in the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by gift–wrapping the country and handing it right back to them. β€” Mitch Mcconnell

29. The Uses Of Sorrow (In my sleep I dreamed this poem) Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. β€” Mary Oliver

30. Nothing has to happen for me to feel good! I feel good because I’m alive! Life is a gift, and I revel in it. β€” Tony Robbins

31. The biggest gift to oneself is affording yourself a chance to learn. β€” Unarine Ramaru

32. Life is a school, be opened to learn from it, but sometimes it might teach you through the hard way β€” Topsy Gift

33. Don’t let anyone or anything rob you of the beauty and meaning at the heart of life. It’s your birthright gift. β€” Parker J. Palmer

34. She soothed and solaced and celebrated destroying her gift by maiming it to suit her hearers. β€” Martha Bacon

35. Of the small gifts of heaven, / It seems to me a more than equal share / At birth was given / To girls with curly hair. β€” Phyllis Mcginley

36. Those gifts and talents, which are incorporated in you and have not yet been implemented, make your potential β€” Sunday Adelaja

37. Imagination is God’s gift to the dreamers. β€” T.R. Wallace

38. God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it. β€” Pope Francis

39. The circumstances of one’s birth is irrelevant, it is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are. β€” Pokemon

40. A true friend is a gift from God. Since God doesn’t exist, guess what? Neither do true friends. β€” Scott Dikkers, You Are Worthless: Depressing Nuggets of Wisdom Sure to Ruin Your Day

41. The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people. β€” Richard J. Foster, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth

42. The Gift belongs to whoever chooses to accept it. It is enough to believe and not to be afraid to make a few mistakes. β€” Paulo Coelho

43. Love is not about property, diamonds and gifts. It is about sharing your very self with the world around you. β€” Pablo Neruda

44. God will not give me humility, or patience, or holiness, or love as separate investments of His grace. He has given only one gift to meet our need, His Son Christ Jesus. β€” Watchman Nee

45. Sunshine was a gift from Heaven, β€” Robin S. Sharma

46. Now that we have a bit of money, it is nice to get gifts for people. Before I was getting and not really giving. β€” Zayn Malik

47. Curiosity is god’s greatest gift to man, but my gift is a little amplified. β€” Onaiza Khan, Caged

48. It is very queer, but not the less true, that people are generally quite as vain, or even more so, of their deficiencies than of their available gifts. β€” Nathaniel Hawthorne

49. You may hate being pregnant, but the minute the baby is born, she is God’s precious child, given to you as a gift. β€” Sandra Dallas, A Quilt for Christmas

50. Unless it was Cokie, gifts from men weren’t free. β€” Ruta Sepetys, Out of the Easy

We hope these quotes have inspired you to think more deeply about the joy of giving and receiving gifts. Whether it’s a special occasion or a simple gesture, the act of giving is a beautiful expression of love and appreciation. As the saying goes, β€œIt’s not about the size of the gift, but the size of the heart that gives it.”


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