Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine! Softball is amazing that way as a sport. Everyone on the field has a slightly different ability that makes them perfect for their position.
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result. Chance is not. gifts, powers, material, intellectual, and spiritual possessions are the fruits of effort; they are thoughts completed, objects accomplished, visions realized.james allen
Technology?is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.
Press on! If Fortune play thee false To-day, tomorrow she'll be true; Whom now she sinks she now exalts, Taking old gifts and granting new, The wisdom of the present hour Makes up the follies past and gone; To weakness, strength succeeds, and power From frailty springs! Press on, press on!benjamin, park, sr.
Praise is the best auxiliary to prayer; and he who most bears in mind what has been done for him by God will be most emboldened to supplicate fresh gifts from above.
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him? Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Technology … is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.c. p. snow
How generous was it to offer gifts to people one knew would never accept them?Alain de Botton
Praise consists in the love of God, in wonder at the goodness of God, in recognition of the gifts of God, in seeing God in all things He gives us, ay, and even in the things that He refuses to us; so as to see our whole life in the light of God; and seeing this, to bless Him, adore Him, and glorify Him.henry edward manning
Without comprehension, the immigrant would forever remain shut—a stranger in America. Until America can release the heart as well as train the hand of the immigrant, he would forever remain driven back upon himself, corroded by the very richness of the unused gifts within his soul.anzia yezierska
Yet they, believe me, who await No gifts from Chance, have conquer’d Fate.Matthew Arnold
In view of the fading animals the proliferation of sewers and fears the sea clogging, the air nearing extinction we should be kind, we should take warning, we should forgive each other Instead we are opposite, we touch as though attacking, the gifts we bring even in good faith maybe warp in our hands to implements, to manoeuvresmargaret atwood
The teenage female has less demand to perform and more resources to attract love. Her body and mind are more genetic gifts.warren farrell
Within ourselves we all have the gifts and talents we need to fulfill the purpose we've been blessed with.steve maraboli
Chief among our gains must be reckoned this possibility of choice, the recognition of many possible ways of life, where other civilizations have recognized only one. Where other civilizations give a satisfactory outlet to only one temperamental type, be he mystic or soldier, business man or artist, a civilization in which there are many standards offers a possibility of satisfactory adjustment to individuals of many different temperamental types, of diverse gifts and varying interests.Margaret Mead
Neither the gifts nor the blows of fortune equal those of nature.vauvenargues, luc de clapiers, marquis de
We are forced to respect the gifts of nature, which study and fortune cannot give.vauvenargues, luc de clapiers, marquis de
To sow, that others may reap; to work and plant for those that are to occupy the earth when we are dead; to project our influences far into the future, and live beyond our time; to rule as the Kings of Thought, over men who are yet unborn; to bless with the glorious gifts of Truth and Light and Liberty those who will neither know the name of the giver, nor care in what grave his unregarded ashes repose, is the true office of a Mason and the proudest destiny of a man.
All gifts but one the jealous God may keep From our soul's longing, one he cannot sleep. This, though he grudge all other grace to prayer, This grace his closed hand cannot choose but spare.algernon charles swinburne
Here Ceres' gifts in waving prospect stand, And nodding tempt the joyful reaper's hand.Alexander Pope
Variant translation: O Trojans, do not trust the horse. Be it what it may, I fear the Grecians even when they offer gifts.
Candies come, flowers come, furs come, but such ephemeral gifts fail to satisfy a woman's psychological craving for a renewal of the romance .
Gift me no gifts; I have none for thee.