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  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    All the diamonds in this world
    That mean anything to me
    Are conjured up
    by wind and sunlight sparkling on the sea
    I ran aground in a harbor town
    Lost the taste for being free
    Thank God he sent some gull chased ship
    To carry me to sea...
    Source: Salt,Sun and Time (1974) All the Diamonds in the World, Track 1
  • Already the writers are complaining that there is too much freedom. They need some pressure. The worse your daily life, the better your art. If you have to be careful because of oppression and censorship, this pressure produces diamonds.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor
    British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian 1932-2011
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    Big girls need big diamonds.
  • W. Secker
    W. Secker
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    Clemency is one of the brightest diamonds in the crown of majesty.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
    Robert Green Ingersoll
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    Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    American actrice 1919 -
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    I never hate a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    American actrice 1919 -
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
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    I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.''
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
    Juvenal
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    Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    My crown is in my heart, not on my head, Nor decked with diamonds and Indian stones, Nor to be seen: My crown is called content: A crown it is, that seldom kings enjoy.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    No pressure, no diamonds.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Oh, but if I had the stars from the darkest night
    And the diamonds from the deepest ocean
    I'd forsake them all for your sweet kiss
    For that's all I'm wishin' to be ownin'.
    Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough or gold in bars. They are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. Their critical lab has scales and weights, but neither crucible or touchstone.
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