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Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind. ("Hamlet")

Author: Shakespeare, William
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. ("Backlog Studies", 1873

Author: Warner, Charles Dudley
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Author: Churchill, Winston
A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver.

Author: Hamilton, Eleanor
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Author: Gibran, Kahlil
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.

Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.

Author: Sand, George
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion.

Author: Tacitus, Cornelius
I've got no problem buying tampons. I'm a modern man. But apparently, they're not a "proper present." (Quoted in The Sunday Telegraph)

Author: Carr, Jimmy
I've got no problem buying tampons. I'm a modern man. But apparently, they're not a "proper present." (Quoted in The Sunday Telegraph)

Author: Carr, Jimmy
Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.

Author: Fuller, Thomas
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.

Author: Balfour Francis M.
The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated.

Author: Gracian, Baltasar
The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; it is the intention, not the face value of the gift, that is weighed. ("Letters to Lucilius", 100 A.D.)

Author: Seneca
The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.

Author: Stowe, Harriet Beecher
What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give. ("Time to Be in Earnest")

Author: James, P.D.
You can't help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself.

Author: Schwarzkopf, H. Norman
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