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Monday, March 18, 2013

QUOTES ABOUT PEARLS - with pictures






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Pearls are always appropriate - Jackie Kennedy

A women needs ropes and ropes of pearls. - Coco Chanel

I feel undressed if I don't have my pearls on. My pearls are my security blanket - Lady Sarah Churchill

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I favor pearls on screen and in my private life. - Grace Kelly

You can't ever go wrong with pearls. Perhaps pearls are a girl's best friend after all - Ki Hackney



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Although wearing pearls on one's wedding day is widely practiced today...and I highly endorse this...naturally...years ago they were thought to bring tears to the marriage....and the longer the necklace...the more abudant the woes as in the following poems with pearls.



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He who wants pearls has to dive into the sea. - Kurdish proverb


In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls. - Honore de Balzac



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Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it. - Chinese proverb .


Pearls are of no value in a desert. - Indian proverb


Pearls around the neck, stones upon the heart. - Yiddish proverb



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Promises are meant to be kept, for they are like precious pearls in an ocean, their value is high and quality genuine and true, and once they are made they can never be broken.



Quotations are sometimes valuable pearls, but original thoughts can be priceless treasure.



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The pearls of a bride on her wedding day are the tears that will be shed later. - Spanish proverb



The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment, are diamonds and pearls.  - Jean de La Bruyere



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Those who wear pearls do not know how often the shark bites the leg of the diver . African proverb.

For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine - Samuel Butler



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Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.” Joseph Hall


No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster ?” C. Day Lewis



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Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare – and precious as a pearl.” Tahar Ben Jelloun




Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.” Victor Hugo


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There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify – so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish. -  John Keats

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