Famous Diamond Quotes
For years diamonds have been an iconic sign of wealth and fame. Films have been made, songs have been shared and books have been written about the subject of diamonds. Here are some of the most famous and recognised quotes that Hollywood’s greatest have said over the years, to help us capture a diamond’s most appealing attributes. Mae West – A Hollywood actress, playwright, screen writer and sex symbol. “I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.” “I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself!” Elizabeth Taylor – British-American actress and star of Cleopatra in 1963. One of the great screen actresses of Hollywood’s golden age.
“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” “Big girls need big diamonds.” Dame Shirly Bassey Welsh singer who found fame in the late 1950’s. Best known for the for the theme songs of the James Bond films – Goldfinger, 1964 and Diamonds are Forever, 1971 “Diamonds never leave you… men do!” Richard Burton – A Welsh Hollywood actor, nominated seven times for an Academy Award. He married Elizabeth Taylor and flourished her with diamonds. “This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip”Zsa Zsa Gabor – An American stage, film and television actress. “I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.”