Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel.
I was fortunate to work a lot, and I worked hard, and I was very devoted to that, and then I earned this jewel box of a life that I felt completely entitled to.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness.
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Ludwig van Beethoven
You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel.
Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
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