First gifts...

  • “Each day provides its own gifts.”

  • “Every gift, though it be small, is in reality great if given with affection.”

  • “All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.”

  • “Someone has suggested that America’s greatest gifts to civilization are three: corn flakes, Kleenex and credit.”

  • “If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be Enthusiasm.”

  • “A sense of humor is a gift from God, but like any gift, it can be abused.”

  • “Ever since Eve gave Adam the apple, there has been a misunderstanding between the sexes about gifts.”

  • “Children are a wonderful gift . . . They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.”

  • “The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.”

  • “God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.”