quote by Mary Mcleod Bethune

Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.

— Mary Mcleod Bethune

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Diamond in the rough quote Life is rough so you gotta be tough.
Life is rough so you gotta be tough.

A kiss on the hand may feel very, very good, but a diamond and sapphire bracelet lasts forever.

Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair.

But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.

Diamond in the rough quote God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamon
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.

Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way in the world, without them it is like a great rough diamond, very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value; but most prized when polished.

So don't let anybody tell you that you're not loved and don't let anybody tell you that you're not enough, Yeah there are days that we all feel like we're messed up, But the truth is that we're all diamonds in the rough.


With every word, I drop knowledge. I'm a diamond in the rough, a shiny piece of coal trying to reach my goal.

Diamond in the rough quote There is peace even in the storm.
There is peace even in the storm.

I would say Will came at a time in my life where he saw beauty in me that I didn't see in myself at the time. And, you know, he saw a diamond in the rough and kind of, picked me up and blew off all the dust and said, 'I'm telling you, I'm going to make you shine, girl.'

Those eerie diamond eyes shifted over to her and she stilled, as if he's willed her to do so. There was a moment of silence. And then in a rough voice the man whose life she saved spoke four words that changed everything...changed her life, changed her destiny: "She. Comes. With. Me.

I'm a diamond in the rough, a shiny piece of coal trying to reach my goal.

Diamond in the rough quote It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

Unfortunately, a lot of executives aren't like producers, and can't hear the diamond in the rough.


My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing.

Unfortunately, a lot of executives aren't like producers, and can't hear the diamond in the rough.

Diamond in the rough quote A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure
A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure

Born of the impossibly varied options we have to amuse ourselves, cutting-edge companies are finding innovative ways to tailor our entertainment choices to who we are, relieving us of the burden of finding the diamond in the rough of 500 TV channels or thousands of movies and music albums released every year.

Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough or gold in bars. They are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. Their critical lab has scales and weights, but neither crucible or touchstone.

You can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times.

Diamond in the rough quote You're a diamond dear, they can't break you.
You're a diamond dear, they can't break you.
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Yeah, it's tough being smart and sexy, too.

I have to say, I'm really not that attractive. Until I met my husband, I could not get a date. I promise you it's true. My husband Jeff Richmond saw a diamond in the rough and took me in.

Virtue, without the graces, is like a rich diamond unpolished--it hardly looks better than a common pebble; but when the hand of the master rubs off the roughness, and forms the sides into a thousand brilliant surfaces, it is then that we acknowledge its worth, admire its beauty, and long to wear it in our bosoms.

N. S. Khrushchev established his supremacy in the U.S.S.R. after post-Stalinist alarums and excursions (1958-64). This admirable rough diamond, a believer in reform and peaceful coexistence, who incidentally emptied Stalin's concentration camps, dominated the international scene in the next few years. He was also perhaps the only peasant boy ever to rule a major state

As in nature, as in art, so in grace;

it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people.

I had never really heard of Meryl Streep before.

Someone told me she was an actress and she'd been in a few things, but I said, you know, whatever. She showed up and she seemed somewhat inexperienced, so I gave her a few pointers, and I think she has a decent career ahead of her. It's always hard to tell these things in Hollywood, but I do think that she has some talent under there. I think she's a diamond in the rough.


It's my belief that you should never show your work to anyone in the publishing world until it shines like a diamond. Rough drafts don't shine, as a rule. Mine certainly didn't. That's why I was rejected for years and years.

You can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times.

When you look at me that way, I feel so beautiful.

" "You are beautiful." He signed deep in his chest. His hands slid up and down her arms, caressing her roughly. "So damned beautiful." "So are you." She put a hand to his bare chest, tracing the defined ridges of his musculature. "Like a diamond. Hard and gleaming, and cut with all these exquisite facets. Inside...pure, brilliant fire.

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