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"
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“There is no slavery but ignorance. Liberty is the child of intelligence. The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced.”