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The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts.

Ovid (BC 43-AD 18) Roman poet.

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

What you are is God's gift to you, what you do with yourself is your gift to God.

Unknown Source


Gifts dissolve rocks.


Gifts make their way through stone walls.


Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.

George Herbert (1593-1632) British poet.

Presents, I often say, endear absents.

Charles Lamb (1775-1834) English essayist.

What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children?

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.