Favorite Quotations ~  Gifts & Giving, 4 Cube & the Cathedral

"Give something that wasn't expected." ~ John Madden

The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention. ~ Anthony J. D'Angelo

You try to give away what you want yourself. ~ Lois McMaster Bujold

Give! Give the love you have received to those around you. You must love with your time, your hands, and your hearts. You need to share all that you have. ~ Mother Teresa

We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them. ~ Jean Toomer, African American Quotations, 1998

In the sphere of material things, giving means being rich. Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much. ~ Erich Fromm

It takes great generosity to accept generosity. ~ Merle Shain

Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live. ~ Pete Seeger, VNU eMedia, 6/26/06

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed. ~ African Proverb

In charity there is no excess. ~ Francis Bacon, Essays

It's cheaper to buy than to receive a gift. ~ Japanese Proverb, Oriental Humor

Grace is gratuitous; it is a gift. ~ Octavio Paz

With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing. ~ Catherine de Hueck Doherty

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 Gracián

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