Diamond Quotes

Diamonds have inspired people for centuries, with their one-of-a-kind sparkle, brilliance and beauty. No other gems can compare to the rare beauty and shine of a diamond. Stylish stars from Elizabeth Taylor to Marilyn Monroe have sung the praises of diamonds. Statesmen and philosophers ranging from Henry Kissinger to Confucius have also contemplated the power of diamonds. Here are the best diamond quotes on these glistening gems:

Elizabeth Taylor was a lifelong diamond lover and wore some of the most stunning jewelry.
  •  “I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond!” – Mae West
  • “I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • “I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself!” – Mae West
  • “Big girls need big diamonds.” – Elizabeth Taylor
  • “A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, but diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” – Marilyn Monroe, singing “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend”
  • “A diamond is a chunk of coal that is made good under pressure.” — Henry Kissinger
  • “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” — Confucius

“Whenever I fail as a father or husband… a toy and a diamond always works.” — Shahrukh Khan