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1. "A vision of the Shining One swirling into our world, a monstrous, glorious flaming pillar of incarnate, eternal Evil--of people passing through its radiant embrace into that hideous, unearthly life-in-death which I had seen enfold the sacrifices--of armies trembling into dancing atoms of diamond dust beneath the green ray's rhythmic death--of cities rushing out into space upon the wings of that other demoniac force which Olaf had watched at work--of a haunted world through which the assassins of the Dweller's court stole invisible, carrying with them every passion of hell--of the rallying to the Thing of every sinister soul and of the weak and the unbalanced, mystics and carnivores of humanity alike; for well I knew that, once loosed, not any nation could hold the devil-god for long and that swiftly its blight would spread!"
Author: A. Merritt
2. "I myself shall continue living in my glass house where you can always see who comes to call, where everything hanging from the the ceiling and on the walls stays where it is as if by magic, where I sleep nights in a glass bed, under glass sheets, where who I am will sooner or later appear etched by a diamond."
Author: André Breton
3. "There's a sweetness in your smile that cuts through the steel of my heart like a diamond blade.-Joe Deadly Captive"
Author: Bianca Sommerland
4. "Oi sweetheart, is your mummy a thief?''No she's not.' she said, sucking her thumb to signal a temper tantrum.'Well, then, m'dear,' said the thief, 'who stole those diamonds and put them in your eyes?"
Author: Biyi Bandele Thomas
5. "Then take me disappearin' through the smoke rings of my mind, Down the foggy ruins of time, far past the frozen leaves, The haunted, frightened trees, out to the windy beach, Far from the twisted reach of crazy sorrow. Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free, Silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands, With all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves, Let me forget about today until tomorrow."
Author: Bob Dylan
6. "If people want something to be wrong about you— they are going to make things wrong about you. That is why it is my belief to never try and prove anything to anyone. Real diamonds belong to people who know how to spot a real diamond; they don't belong to people who need to be convinced that they are real diamonds. It's the idiots who need to be convinced of something that they cannot already see."
Author: C. JoyBell C.
7. "A diamond is just a rock. A really expensive rock."
Author: C.V. Hunt
8. "When she spoke, the words were rote, taught to her by her captors, dead and empty, and forced. But her voice was rough, like silk torn by sharp diamonds, and I believed, truly, that she wanted nothing more than to disappear into the Tower and never emerge again. "Please, Saint Sigrid, take me in from the storm and teach me to steer through darkness, for I am lost, and I cannot see the shore." I did not move for a long moment. Then, slowly, I reached out my hand to her and whispered, "Come, Lady, I will cut your hair for you." Her hand slipped into mine, hard and cool."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
9. "Truth, like diamond, has many facets."
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
10. "Let me, however, although no verbal critic, protest against the profanation of the word friend. In this my history I must be honest, make a distinction between the oriental diamond and its worthless imitation of paste, and separate the grain from the chaff — gossamer words, that weigh nothing, from substantial realities heavier than gold."
Author: Edward John Trelawny
11. "I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck."
Author: Emma Goldman
12. "And um, when I came back to England I put a very complex soundtrack on it, featuring everyone from Jimi Hendrix, right through to Neil Diamond, you know, everybody that was kind of popular who was kind of popular at that time."
Author: Gerald Scarfe
13. "We have to get the Diamond. And Cesare's head." They looked at me. "Why the head?" Doolittle asked. "Because it's easy to carry and I can torture it for a long time." And I didn't just say it out loud, did I? I checked their faces. Yep, I did."
Author: Ilona Andrews
14. "People imagine I am always in a Bentley with pearls and diamonds and black glasses and Karl Lagerfeld next to me."
Author: Ines De La Fressange
15. "Angels are like diamonds. They can't be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique."
Author: Jaclyn Smith
16. "We both saw on the cruise how one of the very diamonds they brag about tore your parents apart. It brought the end of love, and forever has no end. But I think of our love, Bella, and our love is unbreakable. Our love is stronger than the hardest stones and more beautiful than the greatest jewels. Our love is worth more than infinite wealth and more precious than the rarest gemstones. Our love is superior to diamonds, the greatest treasure known to man."
Author: Jennifer Perry
17. "He loves the sparkling fountains and their cascades and says the strangest things as he watches them.they look like stars breaking.Or, They look like Mama's diamonds.Or, They look like all the souls in heaven."
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
18. "The newcomer stood well over six feet, as tall as any Warden. His hair was dark, the color of obsidian, and it reflected blue in the dim light. Lazy locks slipped over his forehead and curled just below his ears. Brows arched over golden eyes and his cheekbones were broad and high. He was attractive. Very attractive. Mind-bendingly beautiful, actually, but the sardonic twist to his full lips chilled his beauty. The black T-shirt stretched across his chest and flat stomach. A huge tattoo of a snake curled around his forearm, the tail disappearing under his sleeve and the diamond-shaped head rested on the top of his hand. He looked my age. Total crush material—if it wasn't for the fact that he had no soul."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
19. "There they were, the movers and shakers of Benjamin Franklin Hight - the sports stars, the cheerleaders, the good, the great, the gorgeous - bent over their pizzas.Trish sensed my angst and said, "My mother says girls like Lisa Shooty get the ultimate curse known to man.""What's that?""Too much too soon."I looked at poor, cursed Lisa who had been sprayed with sex appeal at birth. She had gleaming teeth and long, raven-black curls. She threw back her head and laughed with diamond-studded joy."When do you think the curse takes effect?" I asked."Not in our lifetime," Trish answered."
Author: Joan Bauer
20. "Running to him was real; the way he did it the realest thing he knew. It was all joy and woe, hard as a diamond; it made him weary behond comprehension. But it also made him free."
Author: John L. Parker Jr.
21. "Nightfall. "What a strange word. ‘Night' I get. But ‘fall' is a gentle word. Autumn leaves fall, swirling with languid grace To carpet the earth with their dying blaze. Tears fall, like liquid diamonds Shimmering softly, before they melt away. Night doesn't fall here. It comes slamming down."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
22. "The diamonds glinted under the glare of the chandelier and they looked like a thousand spider eyes"
Author: Kate Chisman
23. "Billy didn't want to marry ugly Valencia. She was one of the symptoms of his disease.He knew he was going crazy, when he heard himself proposing marriage to her., when he begged her to take the diamond ring and be his companion for life."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
24. "If you had a piece of coal, we could hold her down, shove it up her ass, and come collect a big, fat diamond in a few days."
Author: M. Leighton
25. "Wherever love comes from, whatever is its genesis, it isn't like a quantity of gold or diamonds, even water in the earth-a fixed quantity, Fos thought. You can't use up love, deplete it at its source. Love exists beyond fixed limits. Beyond what you can see or count."
Author: Marianne Wiggins
26. "I'd be happier on a horse," Makin said."I'd be happier on a giant mountain goat," I said. "One that shat diamonds. Until we find some, we're walking."
Author: Mark Lawrence
27. "Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all."
Author: Mark Twain
28. "Does my sexiness upset you? Does it come as a surpriseThat I dance like I've got diamonds At the meeting of my thighs?"
Author: Maya Angelou
29. "One more salt to try," Kellan said, reaching into the box. He brought a jar of black, flaky crystals up to the light. "Black diamond finishing salt. Extremely rare and too bold for those with meek palates. But, for a true connoisseur, the flavor is incomparable." He lowered her head and torso to the ground and pushed her sweater up to expose her stomach and ribs. "I want to sample it on your skin."
Author: Melissa Cutler
30. "Look at Neil Diamond. Was he the cool guy? No, he was the housewives' guy. He didn't try to be what he wasn't. He just did what he did - made great music, was a good entertainer, nice-enough guy."
Author: Michael Buble
31. "Mothers are the diamonds that God gave us when we were born"
Author: Michelle Geaney
32. "If a book is easy and fits nicely into all your language conventions and thought forms, then you probably will not grow much from reading it. It may be entertaining, but not enlarging to your understanding. It's the hard books that count. Raking is easy, but all you get is leaves; digging is hard, but you might find diamonds."
Author: Mortimer J. Adler
33. "She leaves my side and heads deeper intothe apartment singing, "—if the spirit tries to hide, its temple far away… acopper for those they ask, a diamond for those who stay."
Author: Nathan Reese Maher
34. "Oh, hombre. Incluso su nombre era demasiado... molesto. Si papá se enteraba de que iba a la escuela con un chico de apellido Diamond, iba a hacer un matrimonio por conveniencia. Su Lucy en el cielo... con Diamond."
Author: Nicole Williams
35. "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."
Author: Paul D. Boyer
36. "It's a big deal for working people to buy a diamond," he told his sons, "no matter how small.The wife can wear it for the beauty and she can wear it for the status. Andwhen she does, this guy is not just a plumber — he's a man with a wife witha diamond. His wife owns something that is imperishable. Because beyondthe beauty and the status and the value, the diamond is imperishable. A piece of the earth that is imperishable, and a mere mortal is wearing it onher hand!"
Author: Philip Roth
37. "Diamond being the toughest thing on the face of earth is still the most prettiest object; pretty is not always being honeyed."
Author: Priyansh Shah
38. "What is the most valuable thing on earth? It's not the Hope Diamond, or the National Treasury. It's not a Picasso collection, or the Microsoft fortune. It is the wisdom of God, seen in the pages of your Bible. You've had access to it all along."
Author: Rachel Olsen
39. "Leo, listen to me." Hazel gripped his hand. "I won't allow you to take the blame. I couldn't bear that after--after Sammy . . ."She choked up, but Leo knew what she meant. His bisabuelo had blamed himself for Hazel's disappearance. Sammy had lived a good life, but he'd gone to his grave believing that he'd spent a cursed diamond and doomed the girl he loved."
Author: Rick Riordan
40. "The neck on which diamonds might have worthily sparkled, will look less tempting when the biting winter has hung icicles there for gems."
Author: Samuel Lover
41. "He noticed Miss Bettie was wearing a watch, a steel Rolex with diamond chips. "What time is it?" he asked. Miss Bettie glanced at him and laughed. "You do seem to have difficulty remembering, don't you? Well, then, I shall tell you. It's now, Joshua Cane. Always and only now."
Author: Sean Stewart
42. "I just love the gifts you bring me for lunch. Other girls get diamonds. Me? I get mayhem and blood – and all before noon. Thanks, Tate. (Simone)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
43. "…Amongst these legends of dragon hoards,Where secret, precious things are stored,There golden nugget and diamond shard,There treasure-keeper hoped to guard.As bolted doorway securely braced,hoping its treasures to ever hold,hoping beyond when time grows old,So stood the keeper in its place.A statue of unrelenting stanceStill stands victim to happenstance,For treasure-keeper did not bargainon a bit of chance and a bit of dwargen…"- Dwenzuak the dwargen"
Author: T. William Watts
44. "The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people."
Author: Thomas Guthrie
45. "Whoso List to HuntWhoso list to hunt, I know where is an hind, But as for me, helas! I may no more. The vain travail hath worried me so sore, I am of them that furthest come behind. Yet may I by no means, my worried mind Draw from the deer; but as she fleeth afore Fainting I follow. I leave off therefore, Since in a net I seek to hold the wind. Who list her hunt, I put him out of doubt, As well as I, may spend his time in vain; And graven in diamonds in letters plain There is written, her fair neck round about, "Noli me tangere, for Caesar's I am,And wild to hold, though I seem tame." Sir Thomas Wyatt"
Author: Thomas Wyatt
46. "New York is a diamond iceberg floating in river water."
Author: Truman Capote
47. "No corruption is possible with the diamond."
Author: Victor Hugo
48. "Diamonds are found only in the dark places of the earth, truths are found only in the depths of thought."
Author: Victor Hugo
49. "If he was right, here was our quiet English house suddenly invaded by a devilish Indian Diamond - bringing after it a conspiracy of living rogues, set loose on us by the vengeance of a dead man"."
Author: Wilkie Collins
50. "Having been engaged rather a lot of times, Zsa Zsa Gabor was asked whether a lady should give back the ring. Her answer?"Of course dahlink, but first, you take out all the diamonds."
Author: Zsa Zsa Gabor

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