We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own ‘acres of diamonds.’
I’m a dirt person. I trust the dirt. I don’t trust diamonds and gold.
Big girls need big diamonds.
I keep getting compared to Marina and the Diamonds because she’s kind of in the same place as me at the moment. It’s quite annoying being compared, actually, because it almost downgrades your work and makes you feel like you’re just another female artist.
I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
Unless we do things in this country to slow down our population, slow down our birth control, provide better water for people, provide power for people, we’re gonna find out that the next wars are not going to be fought over diamonds, gold and political things.
Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away.
~Harold S. Geneen
Angels are like diamonds. They can’t be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique.
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
~Jean de la Bruyere
If God wanted us to bend over he’d put diamonds on the floor.
Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
I don’t mind a repetitive chorus; I mind repetitive verse. I mean, it’s the same amount of space. Why would you have only three diamonds if you can have six?
Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
You don’t want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel.
Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
~Robert Green Ingersoll
Diamonds – that’ll shut her up… for a minute!
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Diamonds never leave you… men do!
Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
No pressure, no diamonds.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
~William Makepeace Thackeray
I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.
~Zsa Zsa Gabor
So if anybody wants to get me something, get me 60 crabs – one for each year. I don’t want no diamonds, I don’t want no shoes, I don’t want no party. I want some crabs.
Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting – a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That’s the exception to the rule.
As soon as she gets her divorce one of us is going to marry her. We don’t know which. She is about as beautiful a woman as I ever saw, and very witty and well-informed, but it would cost a good deal to keep her in diamonds.
~Richard H. Davis
Botswana is actually very peaceful. It’s democratic. It never was in debt. They’ve been fortunate, they’ve had diamonds.
~Alexander McCall Smith
I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.
~Mary Wortley Montagu
It’s sort of an action flick. You can’t be that funny trying to steal diamonds.
I’m fascinated by diamonds. When I put diamonds on, my hands start to shake.
My wife was a Bond girl, in Diamonds Are Forever, so I play James Bond in real life every day.
One of my most sentimental items is my grandmother’s engagement ring that my mom gave me a few years ago. It’s a Victorian-style setting that’s closed in the back, so it doesn’t sparkle the way diamonds do now. I wear it as a pendant.
I have a Rolex, but no diamonds. Rappers wear diamonds to compensate for a lack of fashion sense. I don’t even have pierced ears – I’m not into that; it’s too much.
As human beings, we’re very materialistic and have all this stuff – furs and cars and diamonds and money.
But this is Miami, you can’t come to Miami and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you’re all covered up in this heat, you’re gonna make me pass out out just to look at you. It’s sweaty in Miami-but the diamonds will keep me cool.
I have nothing against diamonds, or rubies or emeralds or sapphires. I do object when their acquisition is complicit in the debasement of children or the destruction of a country.
The experience reminds me of a favorite saying: Most of the yield from research efforts comes from the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds.
~Paul D. Boyer
It’s diamonds in your pockets one week, macaroni and cheese the next.
I’ve got tapes that I’m so thankful that my father made – old reel-to-reel tapes. I’ve got a ton of those things at home. He kept those like fine diamonds, I mean he kept them, you know, in a box and was very, very careful of them, you know.
I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special.
There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else.
It seems that almost every time a valuable natural resource is discovered in the world-whether it be diamonds, rubber, gold, oil, whatever-often what results is a tragedy for the country in which they are found. Making matters worse, the resulting riches from these resources rarely benefit the people of the country from which they come.
A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, But Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
Diamonds are forever, my youth is not.
~Jill St. John
The man in gray decided to take the Glen Suite of diamonds at midnight. Provided they were still in the apartment safe and the occupants away. This he needed to know. So he watched and he waited. At half past seven he was rewarded.