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Pearls Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Pearls

Please enjoy these Pearls Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.
- William R. Alger

A painting means as much to you as a string of pearls to an ape.
- Paul Scofield

Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the
rarest things in the world.
- Jean de la Bruyere

I am not gay, I just like pearls.
- Julian Eltinge

 

He who would search for pearls must dive below.
- John Dryden

Pearls mean tears.
- Doris Lessing

A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain,
while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls
slipping from a broken string.
- George Dennison Prentice

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The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories,
for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the
floor when the rope breaks,
and roll away in perfection and anarchy.
- Mark Helprin

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

Men and girls, men and girls: Artificial swine and pearls.
- Gertrude Stein

I like to think about stringing songs together like a string of pearls,
or a string of beads, but ultimately it has to be stuff
that really works with the band,
and gives a spin to the older material.
- Emmylou Harris

Irregularity and want of method are only supportable
in men of great learning or genius,
who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they
choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader,
rather than be at the pains of stringing them.
- Joseph Addison

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

Hunger makes a thief of any man.
- Pearl S. Buck

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

What seems new is only new to us.
- Pearl S. Buck

Love alone could waken love.
- Pearl S. Buck

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

I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven.
In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam.
- Jack Irons

Like a layer on a pearl, you can't specifically identify the irritant,
the moment of the irritant, but at the end of the day,
you know you have a pearl.
- Ken Burns

In the United States, there one feels free...
Except from the Americans - but every pearl has its oyster.
- Randall Jarrell

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck

Nothing is over until we decide it is!
Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell,
no!
- John Belushi

I was 20 years old at Pearl Harbor.
I was in the Navy about a year and four months before the war.
- Barney Ross

I hope no one will think of...
sending me to Pearl Harbor.
- Charles A. Lockwood

Every prop, every shot, every pearl that rolled across
the floor was exactly how I wanted it to be.
- Melissa Joan Hart

My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was
to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
- Phyllis Diller

This intellectual Pearl Harbor, a real gutsy sock to the stomach.
- J. Allen Hynek

For me, the summer will be pure gray -
mother-of-pearl gray,
very pale gray.
To me, this is the big statement for summer.
Then we have light blue, light turquoise,
lots of pink.
- Gianni Versace

Love dies only when growth stops.
- Pearl S. Buck

The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking.
In each instance there were warning signs before the attack,
and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots.
- Diane Watson

Our military thought that they couldn't get to Pearl Harbor,
that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there,
and they proved us wrong.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

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

After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams

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

A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie
the size of Pearl Harbor.
But I love it.
I thrive on it.
- Michael Bay

By all means, let someone else have Pearl Harbor.
- Charles A. Lockwood

Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II,
changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future.
- Joe Baca

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform,
in military assets, and in esteem and pride,
Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.
- Joe Baca

I don't worry too much about the script,
I just ad lib, like Pearl Bailey.
- Mahalia Jackson

The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet.
- Jerry Costello

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor.
Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.
- Ronald Reagan

Pearl is a disease of oysters.
Levant is a disease of Hollywood.
- Kenneth Tynan

The lines of Pearl Art Glass are clean,
certainly not cluttered.
- James Lafferty

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

We're charging what we're worth and we don't think we're worth $22.50.
We take a lower cut than Pearl Jam.
- Tre Cool

Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor.
The thing that really fascinated me is that through
this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism.
- Michael Bay

When 5150 came out rock was king.
Post Nirvana and Pearl Jam 1996 is a different story.
- Gary Cherone

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
- Pearl Bailey

After Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor, the war tide slowly turned against the Axis.
- Alexander Dubcek

Everybody got away from what Pearl Jam are supposed to be.
- Jeff Ament

We may take breaks and do other things,
but we feel we'll ultimately have Pearl Jam as a family.
- Stone Gossard

In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle.
Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts,
Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians.
- Jack Irons

On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built
around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island,
at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands,
about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams

When men destroy their old gods,
they will find new ones to take their place.
- Pearl S. Buck

Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.
- Pearl S. Buck

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

In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on.
A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book.
I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
- Pearl S. Buck

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things
of more value than silence.
Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word;
and do not say a little in many words,
but a great deal in a few.
- Pythagoras

We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us -
not our effects on others.
- Pearl Bailey

The truth is always exciting.
Speak it, then.
Life is dull without it.
- Pearl S. Buck

To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.
- Pearl Bailey

The young do not know enough to be prudent,
and therefore they attempt the impossible -
and achieve it,
generation after generation.
- Pearl S. Buck

It is born to every Western girl to like outdoor life
and to do all kinds of wild,
daring things.
- Pearl White

When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor
attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise
seems a blessing from Heaven.
It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor,
and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high.
- Hideki Tojo

It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane
treatment to captured Americans.
If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel
Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
- John Yoo

There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent.
With man-made talent you have to work very hard.
With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.
- Pearl Bailey

Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.
- Pearl S. Buck

All things are possible until they are proved impossible -
and even the impossible may only be so,
as of now.
- Pearl S. Buck

Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers,
but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
- Pearl S. Buck

One faces the future with one's past.
- Pearl S. Buck


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