Great Quotes


A collection of favorite quotes on the subjects of diamonds, dice, philosophy, existentialism, quantum physics and positive thinking…and other popular and personal favorites. 


The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.” – Sophocles

“You handle those cubes (dice), the way a monkey handles coconuts.” – Plenty O’Toole in Diamonds are Forever.

“We got a safe in the trunk with money in a stack, with dice in the front and Brooklyn’s in the back.  No sleep ’til Brooklyn” – The Beastie Boys

“You’ve got to roll me and call me the tumblin’ dice.” – Mick Jagger – Rolling Stones

“I cannot believe that God plays dice with the cosmos.” – Albert Einstein

“Not only does God play dice…but he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.” – Stephen Hawking


“Pressure makes diamonds” – George S. Patton

“A kiss on the hand might be quite continental, but diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” – Leo Robin

“Angels are like diamonds.  They can’t be made, you have to find them.  Each one is unique.” – Jaclyn Smith

“Let us not be too particular, it is better to have secondhand diamonds than none at all.” – Mark Twain

 “No pressure.  No diamonds.”  Thomas Carlyle 

“You are, right at this moment, standing in your own acres of diamonds.” Earl Nightengale

“If God had wanted us to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.” – Joan Rivers


“If you think you can, you can.  If you think you can’t, you’re right.”

“Yesterday is history.  Tomorrow is a mystery.  Today is a gift, that’s why they call it the present.”

“He who fails to plan, plans to fail.”

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more.  It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury.  Signifying nothing.” – Bill Shakespeare

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up everytime we fail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

“Do not cut down the tree that gives you daily shade.” – Persian Proverb


“That was a hell of a grace.  You nailed that like a split hog.” Cal Naughton Jr.

“My psychiatrist told me I was crazy.  I told him that I wanted a second opinion.  He said, alright…you’re ugly too.” – Rodney Dangerfield

“I distrust camels, and anybody else who can go a week without a drink.” Joe E. Lewis

“I used to jog, but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.” – David Lee Roth

“Float like a butterfly.  Sting like a bee.” – Muhammed Ali

 “We shall never know all the good a simple smile can do.” – Mother Teresa 

“If all you own is a hammer, all the world’s problems look like nails.” – old adage

“There is real, exceptional greatness already within you. Through your own efforts, with your own commitment and integrity, you can let that greatness flow out from you and into magnificent achievements. You always have the option of living an exceptional life. With your attitude, with your thoughts, with your actions, choose that option now and always.” ~Ralph Marston

 “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Yells like Tarzan, hits like Jane” – unknown

“As popular as a snake in a sleeping bag” – unknown

“Imagination is more important than knowledge” – Albert Einstein

“Those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard M. Brauch

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

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