Best Quotes About Pearl

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy. -Mitch Daniels

If all the circumstances of acting are made to easy, then there's no grain of sand to make the pearl. -Peter Sarsgaard

I envy the people who say, 'oh, well, I've got my name in the golden book and I'm going to be entered into the pearly gates.' -William Shatner

A man can be drawn across the room with the simplicity of a smile. That's why your pearly whites should always be straight and shiny. I think most of my clients are drawn to a fun, flirty nature in a woman. The problem is, most women do not often feel fun and flirty. -Patti Stanger

Think of a musical as a string of pearls. If you don't have a string, you can't put the pearls around your neck. -Marsha Norman

For memory, we use our imagination. We take a few strands of real time and carry them with us, then like an oyster we create a pearl around them. -John Banville

As a youngster, I used to try to pick up any bits of wisdom about the guitar I could. It's not like now where you have books and books about every aspect of anything. Any little pearl of wisdom was welcome back then. -Johnny Marr

Sin and forgiveness and falling and getting back up and losing the pearl of great price in the couch cushions but then finding it again, and again, and again? Those are the stumbling steps to becoming Real, the only script that's really worth following in this world or the one that's coming. -Brennan Manning

People imagine I am always in a Bentley with pearls and diamonds and black glasses and Karl Lagerfeld next to me. -Ines de La Fressange

Don't put needless expense into painting a head! Don't try to match tints! Rose and pearly colours blend into each other so that no one can unite them if painted separately. Keep the impression of your subject as one thing! -William Morris Hunt

All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. -Mitch Daniels

My dad was in a Beatles cover band. My mom wore Candies and belly buttons. The people in our family were very glamorous. They wore pearls like Jackie O. -Azita Ghanizada

Cancer is a great wake-up call. A call to take the tag off the new lingerie and wear that black lacy slip. To open the box of pearls and put them on. To crack open the bath oil beads before they shrivel up in a bowl on the toilet tank. -Regina Brett

A lot of what I've done as Nine Inch Nails has been governed by fear. I was trying to keep the songs in a framework that was tough, and I learnt a lot from Jesus and Mary Chain about how to bury nice pop songs in unlistenable noise – the idea being if you can get behind that wall, you find there's a pearl inside. -Trent Reznor

I would prefer to live forever in perfect health, but if I must at some time leave this life, I would like to do so ensconced on a chaise longue, perfumed, wearing a velvet robe and pearl earrings, with a flute of champagne beside me and having just discovered the answer to the last problem in a British cryptic crossword. -Olivia De Havilland

Pot barley takes longer to cook than pearl, but an overnight soak in water will speed things along. It's a robust grain that, if overcooked, won't collapse but will become more tender. -Yotam Ottolenghi

In soap, fatty acids made from boiling pork bone fat are used as a hardening agent, but also for giving it a pearl-like effect. -Christien Meindertsma

Yes, the fullness of the gospel is a pearl of great price worth any effort. -Joseph B. Wirthlin

My style was nostalgic and involved pearls and penny loafers, always with the pennies in them. -Mia Sara

I like when people have Western style, but it's throwback Seventies-ish. I like pearlsnap shirts and a bow-tie like the KFC man. -Kacey Musgraves

Childhood doesn't have to be perfect, and children don't have to be beautiful. From a bit of grit may grow a pearl, and if pearl production doesn't materialise, the outcome will still be preferable to the shallowness of vanity. -Laurie Graham

I have got to the point in my life when a lot of people I know have died or are dying, so I realise that somewhere outside the pearly gates is a queue, shuffling nearer and nearer to the celestial box office. -Barry Humphries

Men know not the gold which lies in the mine of Christ Jesus, or surely they would dig in it night and day. They have not yet discovered the pearl of great price, or they would have sold their all to buy the field wherein it lies. -Charles Spurgeon

I consider I've had a good day when, among the lines I've written, I've produced from my innermost core what I call 'the appearance of the pearl.' That could refer to a discovery, a sense of harmonious cohesiveness, or something like that. -Ismail Kadare

When ramps are in season, we pickle a bunch of ramps and fold that into soup. Pickled pearl onions are great chopped up or pureed. -Wylie Dufresne

I am wondering when – if – I have to cut my hair. I think it looks terrible if you have really long hair and it's gone gray. So I am experimenting with wearing it up. Up, with pearls. I think that's quite a good look. -Jerry Hall

I love characters who are kind of haunted by their pasts, who struggle on despite their flaws, knowing that, at the end of the day, they're not going to shuffle off to those pearly gates. -Jason Aaron

The Indians on board said that thence to Cuba was a voyage in their canoes of a day and a half; these being small dug-outs without a sail. Such are their canoes. I departed thence for Cuba, for by the signs the Indians made of its greatness, and of its gold and pearls, I thought that it must be Cipango. -Christopher Columbus

A timeless piece of jewelry, like pearls or stud earrings, has lasting value. I bought a vintage ring for $600 with my first paycheck; I plan to pass it down to my daughter. -Ivanka Trump

At a show, I'll look out from the stage and see a woman with a pearl necklace next to a guy in a Grateful Dead T-shirt next to a young kid with his mom. It's fun to see them all together. -Hiromi Uehara

Express yourself. Tell us who you are. If you would never wear pearls in real life, don't wear them when you get married. -Chiara Ferragni

What I've been able to do with my character, Madea, and the other characters, with the jokes, is use it as an anesthetic to get to the heart and soul of real issues. And what I've found on stage over the years is that, while making people laugh, I can drop in pearls of wisdom. -Tyler Perry

If you try to protect yourself from pain, it becomes a stone in your heart. But the more you learn to face things, the more likely that stone can become a pearl. -Aurora

Every performer has a little gem, a little pearl they have done that nobody pays much attention to. And then one day, somebody does recognize it, which is so gratifying. -Johnny Mathis

I dread my trial at the pearly gates – knowing my luck, I'll be hot on the heels of a blameless nun who will be ushered straight to a luscious cloud with prime sea views. -Robert Rinder

For me, one of my earliest memories of politics where I thought that I could do anything was when Walter Mondale of Minnesota picked Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate. I literally remember what she wore – the red dress, the white pearls. And I saw that, and I thought, 'Anything is possible.' -Amy Klobuchar

Fats – very funny man, but every note that he played was like a pearl. -Cecil Taylor

I once had this idea that I wanted to make the perfect boxer short that's not too long, not too short, with pearl buttons, made from real shirting fabric. They were coming in at $215. Well, not even the richest guy in the world is going to pay more than $125 for his underwear. -Michael Bastian

I usually get approached by older white ladies of a certain class, with their pearls and, you know, their Talbots on and everything, and they're like, 'We just have to say, we know we're not your demographic, but we love Paper Boi; we really love this show, and we love what you're doing.' It's totally cool. -Brian Tyree Henry

I remember my mom wearing CoverGirl. And, no joke, the first lipstick I got was CoverGirl. It was this pearly pink shimmer that was not the color for me, but it sticks in your mind. -Ayesha Curry

In literature there was always an epiphany – a tingling moment, sometimes buried – the pearl around which the whole work formed. -Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Until I was around 12 or 13, I only listened to classical music, mostly Tchaikovsky. But around that age, I started listening to Iron Maiden, and that's when I purchased my first guitar, a pearl-white Westone. -Varg Vikernes

When I was a little girl, and we would visit my grandmother whenever we were in D.C., she would always greet us at the door in elegant suits or gowns with matching pearls and earrings. -Meghan McCain

Although nannies who cover more than one generation are rare, those like Veronica Crook – who looked after me and now looks after my four children – are pearls of great price. They provide a continuity and stability for a family that is of inestimable value for the child and, indeed, the man. -Jacob Rees-Mogg

I went out of my way to play games I didn't like or find interesting. Those ended up being a lot more informative for me. At home, I have literally thousands of games, and I think of them as pearls of wisdom from my predecessors. -Masahiro Sakurai

I want to be rich enough that, without being cruel, I could buy a horse, a white horse, and permanently attach a horn. A pearlescent horn. And then I could just be like, 'Yeah, I have a unicorn.' But I don't know how you do that without being cruel. -Jacob Anderson

I love how easy pearls are to wear with anything and everything. -Louise Linton

Don't think that you can go to Washington and dress as an individual. If you want to avoid criticism, you need to be a twin-set-sweater-and-pearls type of girl. -Louise Linton

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