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    gift Quotes

    They are going to leave [Gaza], not because this is a gift from Israel. This is because they failed to confront our people, so don't describe their withdrawal from here...as a gift for the Palestinians. This is because they are defeated here. HAMAS will never recognize the existence of a Jewish State in the region.
    — Zuheir Mohsen
    tags: people  existence  gift 
    I don't take gifts from perfect strangers - but then, nobody is perfect.
    — Zsa Zsa Gabor
    tags: gift 
    I've never stolen anything. Well, that's not entirely true. I once accidentally took a gift card from a store in a mall. I was carrying it around to show my mom because I thought it was funny, and I forgot to show it to her and left the store carrying it. I had a complete nervous breakdown, like, 20 minutes later and went back to the store in tears. So that's where I stand in terms of my ability to steal something.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: funny  thoughts  true  tears  gift 
    I wouldn't say that I was an actress. I tried to be an actress. I really didn't have the gift.
    — Zoe Cassavetes
    tags: gift 
    When those who give charity do so without any sense of self-satisfaction and without any thought of reward, even a small gift is great. When those who aid others calculate their own sacrifice and demand gratitude and recompense, even a great gift is small.
    — Zicheng Hong
    I believe the best gift you could ever give a woman is your time.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    tags: time  women  believe  gift 
    The most incredible gift you can give someone in a video is to help them feel less alone... The things that make us feel the most alone, have the greatest power to connect us
    — Ze Frank
    tags: power  alone  help  gift 
    Your anger is a gift.
    — Zack de la Rocha
    tags: anger  gift 
    I'm glad that, despite everything, I was able to get work done and finish something. I never finish anything. So just being able to finish record and to make music is a great gift.
    — Zachary Cole Smith
    tags: work  gift  music 
    High School Musical has been a blessing and a gift.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: blessing  gift  school 
    We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Everything in-between is a gift.
    — Yul Brynner
    tags: live  alone  gift  die 
    We may never be able to pay directly for the gifts of true friendship - but pay we must, even though we make our payment to someone who owes us nothing, in some other place and at some other time.
    — Yousuf Karsh
    tags: friendship  time  true  gift 
    Life's most precious gift is uncertainty.
    — Yoshida Kenko
    tags: gift 
    When you learn something from people, or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it.
    — Yo-Yo Ma
    I was blessed with the talent. God gave me the gift to put words together and make popular songs.
    — Yo Gotti
    tags: talent  blessed  gift  song  god 
    A spontaneous act of generosity, performed with unselfish grace is an example of moral beauty, as are certain acts of courage; genuine modesty is a possible example, as is selfless love. Although moral beauty is a natural gift, it is nevertheless more likely to emerge and flourish in societies that appreciate and encourage it.
    — Yi-Fu Tuan
    The violinist must possess the poets gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    tags: truth  lies  gift  poet 
    The art of creation lies in the gift of perceiving the particular and generalizing it, thus creating the particular again. It is therefore a powerful transforming force and a generator of creative solutions in relation to a given problem. It is the currency of human exchanges, which enables the sharing of states of the soul and conscience, and the discovery of new fields of experience.
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    Your garbage, transformed, is your gift.
    — Yehuda Berg
    tags: gift 
    Your life is nothing more than a love story. Between you and God. Nothing more. Every person, every experience, every gift, every loss, every pain is sent to your path for one reason and one reason only: to bring you back to Him.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: people  pain  loss  experience  gift  god  stories  path 
    Sometimes the gifts of God aren't wrapped as we expect.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: gift  god 
    Your worship is not a gift from you to God. It is a gift from God to you.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: gift  god  worship 
    True independence is not a gift to be received. It can't be a hand-out to people. It must be an achievement by the people.
    — Y. C. James Yen
    I can drink a whole Hennessy fifth.Some call that a problem, but I call it a gift.
    — Xzibit
    tags: problem  gift 
    I can be very reactionary. It's a gift and a curse.
    — Xosha Roquemore
    tags: gift 
    I also believe my musical abilities are a true gift from God.
    — Wynonna Judd
    tags: believe  true  gift  god 
    The Americans who went to Europe to die are a unique breed.... (They) crossed the seas to a foreign land to fight for a cause which they did not pretend was peculiarly their own, which they knew was the cause of humanity and mankind. These Americans gave the greatest of all gifts, the gift of life and the gift of spirit.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: power  gift 
    And when they [American soldiers] came, they found fit comrades for their courage and their devotion. ... Joining hands with these, the men of America gave that greatest of all gifts, the gift of life and the gift of spirit.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  gift  america  courage  spirit 
    I am not willing to be drawn further into the toils. I cannot accede to the acceptance of gifts upon terms which take the educational policy of the university out of the hands of the Trustees and Faculty and permit it to be determined by those who give money.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    I see one single suitable role for my life's work: for it to be a gift to others.
    — Wojciech Kurtyka
    tags: gift 
    It's such a gift in my life to be able to compete - to have the health.
    — Wladimir Klitschko
    tags: health  gift 
    Nothing's a gift, it's all on loan
    — Wislawa Szymborska
    tags: gift 
    It is in the quiet crucible of your personal, private sufferings that your noblest dreams are born and God's greatest gifts are given.
    — Wintley Phipps
    tags: suffering  personal  gift  god  dreams 
    Woman! thou loveliest gift that here belowMan can receive, or Providence bestow.
    — Winthrop Mackworth Praed
    tags: gift 
    Many of the critics today get airline tickets, hotel accommodation, bags, beautiful photographs, gifts and other expenses paid by the distributors, and then are supposed to write serious articles about the movie.
    — Wim Wenders
    tags: beautiful  gift  movie  write 
    Honestly, Ive been very blessed. Yes, I am cursed with this gift.
    — Wilmer Valderrama
    tags: blessed  gift 
    For me, I understood the gift of being able to empower others and to not do everything yourself.
    — Wilmer Valderrama
    tags: gift 
    One of the things my parents taught me, and I'll always be grateful as a gift, is to not ever let anybody else define me; that for me to define myself. and I think that helped me a lot in assuming a leadership position.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    tags: gift  leadership  parent 
    Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me, given to me as a gift from God.
    — Willie Stargell
    tags: gift  god  baseball 
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