Monday, May 02, 2005

Quotes about Gifts and Giving

  ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet What is bought is cheaper than a gift.  ~Portuguese Proverb 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

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