Quotes of the Day for 9 June 2001 – Diamonds
On this day in 1935 the whopping 700-carat Jonkers Diamond was delivered in New York as first class mail. Thirty-five cents postage was affixed to the plain box. It probably won't happen again.
Let us not be too particular: it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
- Mark Twain
Be like a postage stamp - stick to one thing until you get there.
- Josh Billings
Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
- Malcolm Forbes
No pressure, no diamonds.
- Mary Case
I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
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