A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without the work
(April 02, 1840 - September 29, 1902)
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
(June 23, 1936 - )
One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it.
(April 04, 1928 - )
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.
Great. Just what I needed was a compliment on my wardrobe from someone who's always on the worst-dressed list.
(June 19, 1962 - )
"Twenty-three and a quarter minutes past," Uncle Matthew was saying furiously, "in precisely six and three-quarter minutes the damned fella will be late
(November 28, 1904 - June 30, 1973)
Loving all of it even while he had to hate some of it because he knows now that you don't love because: you love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults.