Diamond Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old diamond quotes, diamond sayings, and diamond proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Every diamond has the ability to shine when there is someone to recognize its good facets and inhibit its flaws.     

Wes Fesler

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

Nicky Oppenheimer

Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind.     

Victor Hugo

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.     

Thomas Guthrie

Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.     

Daniel Defoe

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.     

Thomas Browne

He sparked on his body that reflect like mini mirrors of diamond     

Stephenie Meyer

Diamonds are a girl's best friend.     

Leo Robin

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.     


A diamond doesn't start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I'm that diamond.     

Solange nicole

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.     

Daniel Defoe

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.     

Malcolm Forbes

My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.     

Mother Jones

A diamond, which is the hardest of stones, not yielding unto steel, emery or any other thing, is yet made soft by the blood of a goat.     

Thomas Browne

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.     

Thomas Carlyle

Diamonds are the tears of the poor.     

Helen McCloy

All is beautiful and unceasing, all is music and reason , and all, like diamond, is carbon first, then light .     

Jose Marti

A diamond is just a lump of coal that stuck to its job.     

Leonardo da Vinci

The diamond which shines in the Saviour's crown shall burn in unquenched beauty at last on the forehead of every human soul.     

Theodore Parker

This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip.     

Richard Burton

The fire of the diamond of true Identity is always there; it just needs the Master's crafting to reveal it.     

Kenneth G. Mills

The diamond has been always esteemed the rarest stone, and the most precious of all: among the ancients it was called the stone of reconciliation.     

Lewis Vertoman

Diamonds are forever, my youth is not.     

Jill St. John

The more you get past pain, the more it goes from coal to diamond.     

Jodi Picoult

Diamond being the toughest thing on the face of earth is still the most prettiest object; pretty is not always being honeyed.     

Priyansh Shah

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

Debra Messing

Through darkness diamonds spread their richest light.     

John Webster

A diamond, though set in horns, is still a diamond, and sparkles in purest gold.     

Philip Massinger

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

John Webster

Some people value sentiments over diamonds.     

Cassandra Clare

A diamond was laying in the street covered with dirt. Many fools passed by. Someone who knew diamonds picked it up.     


Big girls need big diamonds.     

Elizabeth Taylor

Diamonds never leave you... men do!     

Shirley Bassey

I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back.     

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.     

Bob Phillips

The diamond is the hardest stone to get.     

Bob Phillips

Diamonds are hard not brittle guard against bitterness.     

Bob Phillips

Diamonds have an image of purity and light. They are given as a pledge of love and worn as a symbol of commitment.     

Peter Singer

You were never born with a silver spoon in your mouth. Don't think that way. You were born with a diamond spoon in your palm. Carry it by your own hand. Now, feed yourself.     

Israelmore Ayivor

Allow God to use the difficulties and disappointments in life as polish to transform your faith into a glistening diamond that takes in and reflects His love.     

Elizabeth George

A diamond, is a woman's last resort to love.     

Anthony Liccione

Perhaps I should just bury myself and become a diamond after thousands of years of intense pressure.     

Lemony Snicket

A diamond’s creation requires immense pressure and intense temperatures to reach its highest potential. Without enduring the adversity and pressure of its environment, the diamond would never become the treasure it was meant to be.      

Susan C. Young

You’ll finally realize the importance of the spark of that diamond once you lost it.     


People who bury their hopes and crave for someone’s success never know that their diamond is hidden as they envy other’s silver!     

Israelmore Ayivor

Diamond is the hardest substance, but the Irony, it is also brittle.     

Pushkar Saraf

There are two kinds of diamonds in this world: The diamond itself and the eyes full of love!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

When we have graciously endured every adversity, we become like a shining diamond.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

The heart of woman is like a diamond, who need a good skilled hunter.     

Eyden I.

I see a diamond that someone try to turn back into coal.     

Clotilde Martinez

Just because it looks and shines like a diamond, doesn't necessarily make it one.     

Edmond Mbiaka

Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond.     

Khalil Gibran

There comes a moment when the silence between two people can have the purity of a diamond.     

Philippe Djian

What did a diamond bring you? A momentary flash of brilliance. A diamond scintillated for second; a book could scintillate forever.     

Veronica Henry

There are only diamonds in the whole world, diamonds and perhaps the shabby gift of disillusion.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Remember diamonds are created under pressure so hold on, it will be your time to shine soon.     

Sope Agbelusi

No one knows how precious you are. You are a diamond in the rough and with a little polishing, you will shine.     

Loung Ung

Life tries to crush her, but only succeeded in making a diamond.     

John Green

A diamond’s luster is dull before revealing brilliant magnificent breathtaking shine.     

Melody Lee

Your rebel soul shines like a diamond pulled from dust: bright, clear and flawless.     

Jay Long

Life tried to crush her, but only succeeded in creating a diamond.     

John Mark Green

Time makes the carbon a diamond.     

Khalid Masood

The diamond cannot love the flower, for the flower lives only a day, then fades and dies. You are a diamond now.     

Barbara Hambly

You are as like a diamond, unbreakable if it is breakable, and broken in any way, remains still the diamond.     

Ehsan Sehgal

To say the diamond of others like the stone, and own stone like the diamond is the easiest task, but to prove that, is hard.      

Ehsan Sehgal

Wherever diamond exists, it carries, its worth and value with it; similarly, a visionary-figure also stays as like as that.     

Ehsan Sehgal

As only diamond can cut diamond; similarly, the liar's lies can ineffective only by lies, keeping in the mind that proverb: Tit for Tat.     

Ehsan Sehgal

Diamond is but frozen time.     

Ehsan Sehgal

Interns are like not-cut diamonds.     

Barney Baszuro

Its hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world.     

Dolly Parton

Diamonds cut diamonds; they who will prove. To thrive in cunning, must cure love with love.     

John Ford

Diamonds only can cut diamonds; and no such comments on Scripture as the Scripture.     


Diamonds are the hardest natural substance known to humanity.     

Cozette R. Garrett

Diamonds can be imitated but not duplicated.     

Cozette R. Garrett

The brilliant sparkle of the diamond ring wooed the whim of a charming your thing.     

W.H. Shuttleworth