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