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A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Presents don't really mean much to me. I don't want to sound mawkish, but - it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love.
I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said 'Happy Birthday' on it. I didn't want to waste it so I just wrote 'Jesus' on it.
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
Sublime upon sublime scarcely presents a contrast, and we need a little rest from everything, even the beautiful.
I'm not materialistic. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does.
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
When ye are prepared for a thing, the opportunity to use it presents itself.
'The Creation' presents an argument for saving biological diversity on Earth. Most of the book is for as broad an audience as possible.
E. O. Wilson
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time.
I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.
A lot of the jewelry that I wear are fan gifts because they're so awesome and they give me great presents.
I often buy myself presents. Sometimes I will spend $100,000 in one day in a posh boutique.
One sheds one's sicknesses in books - repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them.
David Herbert Lawrence
The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
I have great people, smart people that are around me and we love the challenge. I guess it's like climbing a mountain or building a building. It's a challenge but you love every challenge that it brings or presents itself.
Mum loves me being famous! She is so excited and proud, as she had me so young and couldn't support me, so I am living her dream, it's sweeter for both of us. It's her 40th birthday soon and I'm going to buy her 40 presents.
Set up a situation that presents you with something slightly beyond your reach.
I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us.
To him who looks upon the world rationally, the world in its turn presents a rational aspect. The relation is mutual.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.
Louis D. Brandeis
As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!
I was quite a weird kid because I didn't like getting presents. I don't know why. I just went for books all the time.
But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.
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