There are little gems all around us that can hold glimmers of inspiration.
These gems have life in them: their colors speak, say what words fail of.
Gems, in fact, are a species of mineral flowers; they are the blossoms of the dark, hard mine; and what they want in perfume, they make up in durability.
Improve your spare moments and they will become the brightest gems in your life.
Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.
Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.
The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.
Sometimes the darkest challenges, the most difficult lessons, hold the greatest gems of light.
Each moment you are alive is a gem. It needs you to breathe gently for the miracles to be displayed.
I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.
Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem!
There are gems of wondrous brightness
Ofttimes lying at our feet,
And we pass them, walking thoughtless,
Down the busy, crowded street.
If we knew, our pace would slacken,
We would step more oft with care,
Lest our careless feet be treading
To the earth some jewel rare.
The cutting of the gem has to be finished before you can see whether it shines.
Precious gems are profoundly buried in the earth and can only be extracted at the expense of great labor.
Gem of all joy, jasper of jocundity.
There is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of the emerald - all shining together in incredible union. Some by their splendor rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
From myself I am copper, through you, friend, I am gold. From myself I’m a stone, but through you, I am a gem!
Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles.
Words can travel thousands of miles. May my words create mutual understanding and love. May they be as beautiful as gems, as lovely as flowers.
Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
If a gem falls into mud it is still valuable. If dust ascends to heaven, it remains valueless.
Some gems for the greatest of them all
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