Gifts Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“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.”
Ted Goodman, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations: 10,000 Thoughts on the Business of Life, Black Dog Publishing, 2007, p. 21
“Leaving behind nights of terror and fear
Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear
Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,
I am the dream and the hope of the slave.
Still I Rise - And Still I Rise (1978)
“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”
As quoted in: "The Winning Family: Increasing Self-Esteem in Your Children and Yourself" (LifeSkills Press, 1990) by Louise Hart, p. 161
A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (B. Tauchnitz, 1872), p. 227, "Sonnets from the Portuguese"