Below are some amazing quotes on gifts to help get the juices going....
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
What is bought is cheaper than a gift. ~Portuguese Proverb
A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver. ~Thomas á Kempis
The only gift is a portion of thyself. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers. ~Seneca
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays
But it is a cold, lifeless business when you go to the shops to buy something, which does not represent your life and talent, but a goldsmith's. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Gifts," Essays, Second Series, 1844
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. ~George MacDonald
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. ~Pierre Corneille, Le Menteur
Tell me about your gifts or the ones you've received. What is the greatest gift you ever received and why? What did this gift allow you to do, be, or have?
Please share your thoughts in the comment section and thanks for helping me to prepare for these upcoming discussions.