“Friendship is a gift forever; Cherish everyday, forget it never”

— Debasish Mridha, Share via Whatsapp

“Isn t this the purpose of education, to learn the nature of your own gifts and how to use them for good in the world?”

— Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, Share via Whatsapp

“The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit detector. This is the writer s radar and all great writers have had it.”

— Ernest Hemingway, Share via Whatsapp

“Today is a gift. Today is all I have. I be fully awake in today.”

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Share via Whatsapp

“Your Temporary Santa, He says presents aren t important, but I think they are- not because of how much they cost, but for the opportunity they provide to say I understand you.”

— David Levithan, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories, Share via Whatsapp

“Plant the trees just for beauty, If flowers bloom or fruits ripen, Enjoy it as a gift and appreciate nature as a universal giver.”

— Debasish Mridha, Share via Whatsapp

“Some men are so willing to know their future, but unwilling to face the fear of their own death.”

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut, Share via Whatsapp

“It s so tempting to resist a little gift when you re expecting the otherwise.”

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity, Share via Whatsapp

“One of the greatest gifts of life is having a chance to live as long as there are people on earth.”

— Kenneth de Guzman, Share via Whatsapp

“Life is a celebration. Consider everything that makes you happy as a gift from God and say, Thank you.”

— Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence, Share via Whatsapp

“Tucker: But she gave me the perfect gift. Clara: What? Tucker: You.”

— Cynthia Hand, Unearthly, Share via Whatsapp

“A friend is a gift you give yourself.”

— Robert Louis Stevenson, Share via Whatsapp

“Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people.”

— Michelle Obama, Becoming, Share via Whatsapp

“Hermes s eyes twinkled. Martha, may I have the first package, please? Martha opened her mouth ... and kept opening it until it was as wide as my arm. She belched out a stainless steel canister-an old-fashioned lunch box thermos with a black plastic top. The sides of the thermos were enameled with red and yellow Ancient Greek scenes-a hero killing a lion; a hero lifting up Cerberus, the three-headed dog. That s Hercules, I said. But how- Never question a gift, Hermes chided. This is a collector s item from Hercules Busts Heads. The first season. Hercules Busts Heads? Great show. Hermes sighed. Back before Hephaestus-TV was all reality programming. Of course, the thermos would be worth much more if I had the whole lunch box-”

— Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters, Share via Whatsapp

“Gifts of the heart can t be claimed by anyone except the giver.”

— Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding, Share via Whatsapp

“The Gift of Truth excels all other Gifts.”

— Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni, Share via Whatsapp

“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, Share via Whatsapp