Raoul, learn how to distinguish the king from royalty; the king is but a man; royalty is the gift of God
. Whenever you hesitate as to whom you ought to serve, abandon the exterior, the material appearance for the invisible principle, for the invisible principle is everything.
I was never so beaten with anything in my life: but you must e'en take it as a gift of God
; though it's as dark almost as if it came from the devil.'
They that have beauty, let them be thankful for it, and make a good use of it, like any other talent; they that have it not, let them console themselves, and do the best they can without it: certainly, though liable to be over-estimated, it is a gift of God
, and not to be despised.
Yet these powers are ever used for good, and they are the gift of God
and not of the devil, which is the difference betwixt white magic and black."
Life has been miserable miserable, at least, of late but I will not cast away the gift of God
, while he affords me the means of defending it.
A gift of God
bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
SOCRATES: Then, Meno, the conclusion is that virtue comes to the virtuous by the gift of God
. But we shall never know the certain truth until, before asking how virtue is given, we enquire into the actual nature of virtue.
The wonderful innocence that was hers by the gift of God
. Ruth knew no more of worldly wickedness and wisdom than did the flowers in her garden, or the grass in her field.
Religious education has taught generations of Catholics that grace is a free gift of God
Modern communications were "a gift of God
which involves a great responsibility," he said.
The choice is between insisting upon the due reward of our deeds and the infinitely more precious gift of God
. With regard to human rights, society has the right to complain if the gratification of physical lust results in the spread of STDs.
The Baby in Bethlehem is the gift of God
to all the world, as well as the gift from God.