Quotes About Pearls

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Quotes About Pearls

Remember Gods bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude!
— Henry Ward Beecher —

Ripe summer's sweetness dripped
in pearls from every tree
and into my opened heart
a little drop ran down.

— Edith Sodergran

I wish I was a woman of about thirty-six dressed in black satin with a string of pearls.

— Daphne Du Maurier

Oh! kangaroos, sequins, chocolate sodas! / You really are beautiful! Pearls, / harmonicas, jujubes, aspirins!

— Frank O'Hara

And one day, I'd love to see you dressed in nothing but pearls.

— Kristen Proby

Now," she said when all was ready and lit the silver sconces on either side of the mirror. What woman would not have kindled to see what Orlando saw then burning in the snow
for all about the looking glass were snowy lawns, and she was like a fire, a burning bush, and the candle flames about her head were silver leaves; or again, the glass was green water, and she a mermaid, slung with pearls, a siren in a cave, singing so that oarsmen leant from their boats and fell down, down to embrace her; so dark, so bright, so hard, so soft, was she, so astonishingly seductive that it was a thousand pities that there was no one there to pt it in plain English, and say outright "Damn it Madam, you are loveliness incarnate," which was the truth.

— Virginia Woolf

I am not gay, I just like pearls.

— Julian Eltinge

Pedro of Portugal's rapt and bizarre declaration of love, in 1356, for the embalmed corpse of his murdered wife, Inez de Castro, who swayed beside him on his travels, leather-brown and skeletal, crowned with lace and gold circlet, hung about with chains of diamonds and pearls, her bone-fingers fantastically ringed.

— A.S. Byatt

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

— Mia Sara

These pearls of thought in Persian gulfs were bred, Each softly lucent as a rounded moon; The diver Omar plucked them from their bed, Fitzgerald strung them on an English thread.

— James Russell Lowell

The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment, are diamonds and pearls.
[Fr., Apres l'esprit de discernement, ce qu'il y a au monde de plus rare, ce sont les diamants et les perles.]

— Jean De La Bruyere

I like the laughter that opens the lips and the heart, shows at the same time the pearls and the soul.

— Victor Hugo

Come o'er the eastern hills, and let our winds Kiss thy perfumed garments; let us taste Thy morn and evening breath; scatter thy pearls Upon our love-sick land that mourns for thee.

— William Blake

The sea hath its pearls
The heaven hath its stars
But my heart, my heart
Has its love.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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