Quotes of Carbon

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

- Mark Twain

“ This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time. ”

- Aneurin Bevan

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

- Malcolm Forbes

“ I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal. ”

- Peter Cook

“ Diamonds cut diamonds. ”

- John Ford

“ There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. ”

- Confucius

“ Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl. ”

- Mike Adams

“ An imitation rough diamond. ”

- Margot Asquith

“ Perhaps time's definition of coal is the diamond. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Diamonds are only lumps of coal that stuck to their jobs. ”

- B. C. Forbes

“ The Bible among other books is as a diamond among precious stones. ”

- John Stoughton

“ As a coal is revived by incense, so prayer revives the hopes of the heart. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ As gas prices go up... coal is going to be central in energy needs. ”

- Ernie Fletcher

“ A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure. ”

- Unknown

“ To shipbrokers, coal was black gold. ”

- Roald Dahl

“ A diamond is a chunk of coal that is made good under pressure. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ The ordinary novel would trace the history of the diamond - but I say, `Diamond, what! This is carbon.' And my diamond may be coal or soot and my theme is carbon. ”

- D.H. Lawrence

“ No gold-digging for me; I take diamonds! We may be off the gold standard someday. ”

- Mae West

“ Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader. ”

- Douglas William Jerrold

“ Character is to man what carbon is to steel. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ His campaign sounded a note of the bogusly grand. Hart is Kennedy typed on the eighth carbon. ”

- Lance Morrow

“ It was Autumn, and incessant Piped the quails from shocks and sheaves, And, like living coals, the apples Burned among the withering leaves. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ No pressure, no diamonds. ”

- Mary Case

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

- Richard Burton

“ Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins. At one time they may be carbuncle stones, then coals, then diamonds, then flint stones, then morning dew, then tears. ”

- Lope de Vega

“ I don't excercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor. ”

- Joan Rivers

“ Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire. ”

- Bible

“ Diamonds never leave you... men do! ”

- Shirley Bassey
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