You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
Pierre Corneille, Le Menteur
What is bought is cheaper than a gift.
A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange.
A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver.
Thomas á Kempis
You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
A book is a gift you can open again and again.