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.
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
(April 22, 1899 - July 02, 1977)
And, behold, there was lifted up a talent of lead: and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.