Quotes about diamonds

Diamond is the most valuable, not only of precious stones, but of all things in this world.
Pliny, 1AD

No pressure, no diamonds.
Thomas Carlyle

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
Thomas Browne

Diamonds are intrinsically worthless, except for the deep psychological need they fill.
Nicky Oppenheimer

A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.
Henry Kissinger

A thief is a thief, whether he steals a diamond or a cucumber.
Indian proverb

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.
Benjamin Franklin

Let the efforts of us all, prove that he [Martin Luther King] was not a mere dreamer when he spoke of the beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace being more precious than diamonds or silver or gold.
Nelson Mandela

Each of us is like a diamond, and each of us has the potential to be brilliant.
Simon T Bailey

Better to have a single perfect diamond than a sack of flawed stones.
Erin Morgenstern

Your children....are like diamonds...they may need polish… and education of the right kind will impart this lustre.
George Q Cannon

A diamond is forever.
Frances Gerety

I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
Zsa Zsa Gabor