102+ Best Gift Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Gift is a present or something that is given. Inspirational gift quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Gift Quotes

Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. Bil Keane

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. Mary Oliver

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. Voltaire

May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out. J.R.R. Tolkien

The greatest gift is the ability to forget to forget the bad things and focus on the good. Joe Biden

What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God. Hans Urs von Balthasar

I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. Joyce Meyer

Everyone has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend. Marian Anderson

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. Albert Einstein

A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson

Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano

Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success! David O. McKay

Every problem is a gift without problems we would not grow. Anthony Robbins

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano

Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people. Michelle Obama

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have life itself. Walter Anderson

Buy a gift for a dog, and you’ll be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if don’t have anything to offer to it, it won’t even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends. Michael Bassey Johnson

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it. John Lennon

You can do something extraordinary, and something that a lot of people can’t do. And if you have the opportunity to work on your gifts, it seems like a crime not to. I mean, it’s just weakness to quit because something becomes too hard. Morgan Matson

We all have a gift; we all have a passion it’s just about finding it and going into it. Being an asset to your family and community. Angela Bassett

A generous heart is always open, always ready to receive our going and coming. In the midst of such love we need never fear abandonment. This is the most precious gift true love offers the experience of knowing we always belong. Bell Hooks

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present. Joan Rivers

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect. Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. Eleanor Roosevelt

If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it. Criss Jami

Beauty is a fragile gift. Ovid

Even when you’d lost everything you thought there was to lose, somebody came along and gave you something for free. Jenny Valentine

Beauty is a gift, just like good health or intelligence. The only thing is not to be proud of being beautiful. Because you didn’t do anything it was given to you. Monica Bellucci

The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness. Esther Hicks

Guilt the gift that keeps on giving. Erma Bombeck

Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift. Amit Ray

Love is the greatest gift that God has given us. It’s free. Taraji P. Henson

I didn’t expect to recover from my second operation but since I did, I consider that I’m living on borrowed time. Every day that dawns is a gift to me and I take it in that way. I accept it gratefully without looking beyond it. I completely forget my physical suffering and all the unpleasantness of my present condition and I think only of the joy of seeing the sun rise once more and of being able to work a little bit, even under difficult conditions. Henri Matisse

That’s my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck’s back. If it’s not positive, I didn’t hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy. George Foreman

There are souls in this world who have the gift of finding joy everywhere, and leaving it behind them when they go. Frederick William Faber

Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other. Elie Wiesel

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. Charles M. Schulz

Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. Pindar

Memory was a curse, yes, he thought, but it was also the greatest gift. Because if you lost memory you lost everything. Anne Rice

Love the giver more than the gift. Brigham Young

Emotion is always multiplied in the art of a person who doesn’t really show much emotion. It once expanded deep within his hidden soul, and following the downplay his audience is blown away. Criss Jami

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. Desmond Tutu

Love can be a natural endowment, a present, or a gift. If it is not just a donation, it can be a divine talent. Since love is a silver bullet, it can make the unimaginable possible through the power of its inspiration. Erik Pevernagie

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift. Steve Prefontaine

Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods. Peter A. Levine

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people. Jim Rohn

Forgiveness is the one gift you don’t give to others. Rather, it is the gift you give yourself, so you can finally be free. Shannon Alder

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Link says if a girl says not to get her a birthday present that means get me a birthday present and make sure it’s jewelry. Kami Garcia

Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future. Albert Camus

There’s no need to curse God if you’re an ugly duckling. He chooses those strong enough to endure it so that they can guide others who’ve felt the same. Criss Jami

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn’t misuse it. Pope John Paul II

Gifts of the heart can’t be claimed by anyone except the giver. Nicholas Sparks

Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us. Boris Pasternak

Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us. Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. Brian Tracy

The Gift of Truth excels all other Gifts. Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni

A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson

The great art of giving consists in this the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated. Baltasar Gracian

The imagination is an innate gift, but it needs refinement and cultivation; this is what the humanities provide. Martha Nussbaum

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. Charles Dudley Warner

Every day is a gift from God, no matter how old we are. Billy Graham

Love is not a tragedy or a failure, but a gift. John Green

Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift. Kate DiCamillo

Unconditional love is the greatest gift we can ever give. Amy Leigh Mercree

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. Jean Anouilh

Not all can believe anything they want to, because not all have the ability to believe. Toba Beta

I believe in God, who made of one blood all nations that on earth do dwell. I believe that all men, black and brown and white, are brothers, varying through time and opportunity, in form and gift and feature, but differing in no essential particular, and alike in soul and the possibility of infinite development. W. E. B. Du Bois

The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious. Craig Ferguson

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. Pope Francis

Be aware of the high notes, of the blissful faces and their soft messages, and listen for the silent message of a highly decorated gift. Dejan Stojanovic

When I think back on my childhood and the things that happened to me, there were certain periods of time where I felt like I was being saved for something. I feel like I have a gift, and it would be a sin to waste it. Lonnie Johnson

What is in the pencil is greater than what is around it. The talents in you are greater than the environment surrounding you. Your potentials will change your environment. Israelmore Ayivor

We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people. Louis Farrakhan

Some people today are wandering generalities instead of meaningful specifics because they have failed to discover and mine the wealth of potentials in them. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place. Margaret Mead

Don’t show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you’ll see is hate and jealousy, and you’ll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you’ll feel is regret.  Michael Bassey Johnson

I always had a philosophy which I got from my father. He used to say, Listen. God gave to you the gift to play football. This is your gift from God. If you take care of your health, if you are in good shape all the time, with your gift from God no one will stop you, but you must be prepared. Pele

If love is the greatest gift of all and I believe it is then the greatest privilege of all is to be able to love someone. Laura Schroff

To my young friends out there Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life. Nancy Reagan

Above all, consider this The greatest gift we can give ourselves, our children, and our world is to live well and love well. Alexandra Katehakis

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. Leo Buscaglia

Never mind those failures till yesterday. Each new day is a sequel of a wonderful life; gifted with hopes to succeed. Aniruddha Sastikar

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

You all have a gift. It’s free. It’s the gift of song. Christine E. Schulze

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. Hubert H. Humphrey

I’d rather strive for the kind of interview where instead of me asking to introduce myself to society, society asks me to introduce myself to society. Criss Jami

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you? William Arthur Ward

Being present to yourself in love and with kindness is the ultimate gift. Amy Leigh Mercree

Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven. Walter Savage Landor

To be a well favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature. William Shakespeare

Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five minute a day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe. Wayne Dyer

One of the greatest gifts from God is the eternal perspective. It is a level of fearlessness, a level of understanding where one can experience even emotional harmony with God. Criss Jami

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. Tony Robbins

The gift was not large as money goes, and my need was not great, but the spirit of the gift is beyond price and leaves me blessed and in debt. Robert Fulghum

Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift. Aretha Franklin

Your personal truth is your gift to the world. Jennifer Elisabeth

I think that the greatest gift God ever gave man is not the gift of sight but the gift of vision. Sight is a function of the eyes, but vision is a function of the heart. Myles Munroe

There is a master way with words which is not learned but is instead developed a deaf man develops exceptional vision, a blind man exceptional hearing, a silent man, when given a piece of paper. Criss Jami