Top 10 Quotes About Gemstones And Jewelry

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The Top Ten

1 Elizabeth Taylor: I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it. Elizabeth Taylor: I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it. Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. ...read more.
2 Coco Chanel: If I chose diamonds, it is because they represent, with their density, the highest value for the smallest volume. Coco Chanel: If I chose diamonds, it is because they represent, with their density, the highest value for the smallest volume. Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel was a French fashion designer of women's clothes and founder of the Chanel brand.
3 Mark Twain: Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old, second hand diamonds than none at all. Mark Twain: Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old, second hand diamonds than none at all. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
4 George Eliot: These gems have life in them - their colors speak, say what words fail of.
5 Confucius: Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without Confucius: Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. He is the founder of the religion with the same name as him. Confucius believed he was doing the Will of Ti'en (God or 'Heaven') by preaching ethics.
6 Sonja Henie: Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles.
7 Cecil B. Roberts: In Beverly Hills, they have real jewelry and fake people. In West Virginia, we have fake jewelry but real people.

I like this one a lot. What I hate more than fake gems are fake people. - Metal_Treasure

8 Malcolm Forbes: Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.

Malcolm Forbes is the publisher of Forbes magazine - Metal_Treasure

9 Federico Fellini: All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography. Federico Fellini: All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
10 Graham Greene: I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate. Graham Greene: I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate. Henry Graham Greene OM CH (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by some as one of the great writers of the 20th century.

The Contenders

11 John Mayer: A man's got two shots for jewelry: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring. John Mayer: A man's got two shots for jewelry: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring.
12 Richard Burton: This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip. Richard Burton: This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip. Richard Burton was a Welsh actor. Noted for his mellifluous baritone voice, Burton established himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s, and he gave a memorable performance of Hamlet in 1964. He was called "the natural successor to Olivier" by critic and dramaturge Kenneth Tynan.
13 Salvador Dalí: The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. Salvador Dalí: The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Púbol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.
14 Benjamin Franklin: There are three things extremely hard - steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. Benjamin Franklin: There are three things extremely hard - steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
15 Elizabeth Taylor: My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked. Elizabeth Taylor: My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked. Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. ...read more.
16 Elizabeth Taylor: I've never thought of my jewelry as trophies. I'm here to take care of it and to love it, for we are only temporary custodians of beauty. Elizabeth Taylor: I've never thought of my jewelry as trophies. I'm here to take care of it and to love it, for we are only temporary custodians of beauty. Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. ...read more.
17 Henry Kissinger: A diamond is a chunk of coal that is made good under pressure.
18 Kahlil Gibran: Perhaps time's definition of coal is the diamond. Kahlil Gibran: Perhaps time's definition of coal is the diamond.
19 Lady Sarah Churchill: I feel undressed if I don't have my pearls on. My pearls are my security blanket.
20 Peter Marshall: When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
21 Samuel Johnson: Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
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1. Elizabeth Taylor: I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
2. Coco Chanel: If I chose diamonds, it is because they represent, with their density, the highest value for the smallest volume.
3. Mark Twain: Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old, second hand diamonds than none at all.
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