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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.

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The quotes:

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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