Quotes About Diamonds

Botswana is actually very peaceful. It’s democratic. It never was in debt. They’ve been fortunate, they’ve had diamonds.

— Alexander McCall Smith

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

— Anton Chekhov

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.

— ASAP Rocky

We lived near a playground that had four baseball diamonds on it, and when I got to be 11, 12 years old, I was always over at the ballpark practicing or playing or doing something pertaining to baseball. And when I wasn’t doing that, I was bouncing a rubber ball off the steps of my front porch at home.

— Bobby Doerr

I don’t feel pressure in a negative way. I like pressure. I feel excitement and calm at the same time. No pressure, no diamonds. I want pressure: pressure creates drama, creates emotion.

— Conor McGregor

Anything I get to wear to the Met Ball is huge. I’m not a fashion girl, so it’s cool to be dolled up and have those diamonds where they send armed guards with you.

— Chrissy Teigen

When you have countries that have a lot of minerals and diamonds and oil and are in business with companies from all over the world – but these companies don’t share, really, their profits – this is called post-post-colonial.

— Claire Denis

I like pressure. Diamonds are made under pressure, and I definitely enjoy it.

— Caroline Buchanan

My style is not that big. I wear heels, tight pants, and I wear diamonds.

— Donatella Versace

I’m fascinated by diamonds. When I put diamonds on, my hands start to shake.

— Debra Messing

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own ‘acres of diamonds.’

— Earl Nightingale

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.

— Edward Zwick

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.

— Edward Zwick

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.

— Ellie Goulding

I don’t buy diamonds, I don’t buy cars, but I enjoy travelling. I’m not a very possessive person as far as things go.

— Frank Oz

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.

— Georgina Chapman

I don’t wear jewelry, so I wear furs. I don’t have diamonds.

— Grace Jones

The sneaker comes from sports, but it’s couture now. It’s not made in Asia: it’s made in my little village in Italy. I can customize everything. I use silk and diamonds and crystals. I think my sneakers have a lot of good vibrations.

— Giuseppe Zanotti

I’m Russian: I’m into men, diamonds, and caviar.

— Irina Shayk

I don’t excercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.

— Joan Rivers

I’m Jewish. I don’t work out. If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.

— Joan Rivers

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.

— Juvenal

Angels are like diamonds. They can’t be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique.

— Jaclyn Smith

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.

— John Webster

I grew up on the Bond movies. The first one I saw was ‘Diamonds Are Forever,’ when I was a kid. I just loved them to pieces.

— John Logan

We seem to live in an age where we are quietly appalled by the idea of appetites, whether they be for sex, food or diamonds.

— Jojo Moyes

It’s diamonds in your pockets one week, macaroni and cheese the next.

— Jolene Blalock

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.

— James Galway

I love black diamonds. They say your watch or jewelry wasn’t cheap, but they aren’t too flashy and in your face.

— Justin Tuck

Diamonds are forever, my youth is not.

— Jill St. John

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.

— Lil’ Kim

I never think in terms of gold, currency, diamonds. I’m not clever enough for that.

— Lars Larsen

I don’t apologize for my diamonds, Rolls-Royce, Range Rover, or anything. Look, Queen Elizabeth has more diamonds than me. Why don’t people attack her for it?

— Kimora Lee Simmons

I buy so much fake jewelry, it’s funny. It’s not real. I don’t wear real diamonds or anything.

— Kate Spade

Burlesque girls were alchemists. They were steel-tough performers who were willing to use kitchens as dressing rooms, haul their costume bags through the snow, and go into debt over fake diamonds, all for the five minutes onstage when they were goddesses.

— Molly Crabapple

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

— Nicky Oppenheimer

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.

— Pete Hamill

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.

— Patti LaBelle

If you want a watch with diamonds on the bezel, you don’t need me.

— Richard Mille

I’ve never been against women. That anti-feminist rap is bogus. I think men should be nice to women, buy them diamonds.

— Sam Kinison

Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.

— Samuel Johnson

Carbon’s eastern neighbor on the table, nitrogen, dresses up diamonds in pinks, yellows, oranges, and brownish tints known romantically as ‘champagne.’

— Sam Kean

As human beings, we’re very materialistic and have all this stuff – furs and cars and diamonds and money.

— Smokey Robinson

Over the years, the diamond industry has had a devastating impact in countries such as Sierra Leone, Angola and the Congo, where profits from the sale of diamonds have been used to fund brutal wars, with disastrous effects on local communities.

— Sheherazade Goldsmith

The neck on which diamonds might have worthily sparkled, will look less tempting when the biting winter has hung icicles there for gems.

— Samuel Lover

I’ve never had a diamond before, and now I’ve got a diamond surrounded by other diamonds and diamonds in places where, frankly, you don’t need diamonds at all, and I would have been happy with a piece of twine.

— Summer Phoenix

No pressure, no diamonds.

— Thomas Carlyle

If I collected all the diamonds in the world, I’d have no ‘income’ but I’d have a lot of ‘assets’. Would my company be worth nothing because I have no income? A lot of Net companies are collecting assets. They have to be measured with a new set of metrics.

— Vinod Khosla
Quotes About Diamonds

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