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Quotes of gifts

  1. Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. – Garth Brooks
  2. It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. – Jimmy Carter
  3. I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts for it is a love that has no exchange of payment. – Frances Farmer
  4. The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts – Ivan Illich
  5. One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer. – Caroline Kennedy
  6. I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don't have to exchange any gifts You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. It's always fun. – James Lafferty
  7. The teams who play against us don't give us any gifts but we were too kind. – Robert Laurent
  8. One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure. – Sarojini Naidu
  9. We must make it an imperative duty of our government to protect the gifts which Nature has bestowed on America and to insure the maintenance of a clean, healthy, wholesome environment for our people. – George Lincoln Rockwell
  10. It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner. – Jonas Salk
  11. God touches and moves, warns and desires all equally, and He wants one quite as much as another. The inequality lies in the way in which His touch, His warnings, and His gifts are received. – Johannes Tauler
  12. Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales. – Walter Ulbricht
  13. Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts – Jean Vanier
  14. When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons. – John Webster

Usage examples for gifts

  1. When he returned from a New York business trip he usually brought her two gifts one practical, the other absurd. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  2. And now I held two royal gifts the King's Assegai, and the great white shield of the King. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  3. Grace O'Malley returned to Ireland loaded with princely gifts – Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children by Grace Greenwood
  4. Moreover he had not really seized Zemar, but had won the people over to himself by means of gifts – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  5. She, too, desired to bring him gifts – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  6. And then there was Priscilla, with all her gifts sitting in the midst of her boys, gathered from that part of the village known as " Slabtown." – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  7. The bundles of course contained wedding gifts – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  8. I did not dare ask the nurse to take my gifts up to Helen. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  9. Both gifts were refused. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  10. Now brothers, I wish you to understand about spiritual gifts – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  11. These men, hoping to win his favor and get rich gifts used to flatter him constantly. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  12. One must expect to pay some tax to Fortune for such extraordinary gifts and Frances was not the one to pay it in heart's blood. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  13. Your country well may doubt England, even England bearing gifts – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  14. What she has done with the Church's gifts of grace we know. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. And they are all the holy gifts of grace. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  16. The Cid took his tribute, and certain costly gifts for Alfonso from Motamid, and departed. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  17. But personal gifts and favouring chance are not everything in this world. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  18. " I see no reason," I observed politely, " to despise the gifts of Nature, because they are of value." – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  19. He sees the good gifts and may not take them. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  20. These twain and many others who were persons of good will He earnestly requested to take unto their fill Some took his gifts but others would not accept a thing. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon

Rhymes for gifts

  • rifts, lifts, shifts, sifts, skiffs, swifts, cliffs, stiffs, drifts, ifs, fifths, sniffs, thrifts, riffs;

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