"A gift blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous."
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"Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money."
"What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children?"
"One rose says more than the dozen"
"The only gift is a portion of thyself."
"In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all."
"Every day is a gift- even if it sucks."
"Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money."
"It takes all the fun out of a bracelet if you have to buy it yourself."
"Presents, I often say, endear absents."
"Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts."
"Gifts dissolve rocks."
"Gifts make their way through stone walls."
"He that parts with his property before his death prepares himself for much suffering."
"What we share with another ceases to be our own."
"Money is good for bribing yourself through the inconveniences of life."
"To receive gifts is to lose freedom."
"A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer."
"Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind."
"What you are is God's gift to you, what you do with yourself is your gift to God."
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