Not only are we blessed with a life to enjoy and nourish, we are also blessed with the gifts that come with it—the gift of family, friendship, and love; the gift of nature, miracles, and the world’s wonders; and the gift of hope, inspiration, and happiness.
If we really think about it, we’re already blessed with endless gifts. They may be intangible, but we know they’re the greatest kind because the best gifts are the ones we already have.
Here are 30 gift quotes to inspire you to be grateful and value the people you love.
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
Being gifted doesn’t mean you’ve been given something. It means, you have something to give.
Even when you’d lost everything you thought there was to lose, somebody came along and gave you something for free. – Jenny Valentine
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
A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. – Jim Valvano
Every problem is a gift – without problems we would not grow. – Anthony Robbins
What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God. – Hans Urs von Balthasar
Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people. – Michelle Obama
Everyone has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend. – Marian Anderson
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
Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift. – Amit Ray
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
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The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. – Charles Dudley Warner
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, “Beautiful Creatures”
Gifts of the heart can’t be claimed by anyone except the giver. – Nicholas Sparks
The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness. – Esther Hicks
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
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
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Some gifts are big. Other are small. But the ones that come from the heart are the best gifts of all. – Tinku Razoria
The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious. – Craig Ferguson
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
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. – Pierre Corneille
Your personal truth is your gift to the world. – Jennifer Elisabeth
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. – Burton Hillis
Everyone knows how to love because we are all born with that gift. – Paulo Coelho
Expressing gratitude to others is a gift to them. Experiencing gratitude is a gift to yourself. – Michael Josephson
May no gift be too small to give nor too simple to receive which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love. – L. O. Baird
The best gifts in the world are not in the material objects one can buy from the store, but in the memories we make with the people we love. – Amanda Boyarshinov
Be a gift and a benediction. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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