quote by Helen Steiner Rice

When you ask God for a gift, Be thankful if he sends, Not diamonds, pearls or riches, but the love of real true friends.

— Helen Steiner Rice

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Pearls 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.

God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you, too.

The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.

To sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self.

Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. The more you dance... the more you sweat, the more you pray. The more you pray, the closer you are to ecstasy.

And I want women to be modest in their appearance.

They should wear decent and appropriate clothing and not draw attention to themselves by the way they fix their hair or by wearing gold or pearls or expensive clothes. For women who claim to be devoted to God should make themselves attractive by the good things they do.

I dream a world... where wretchedness will hang its head and joy, like a pearl, attends the needs of all mankind. Of such I dream, my world!

True joy of nature is when every drop of water shines like a pearl.

There are many beautiful things in the world around us, but pearls can only be discovered in the depths of the sea; if we wish to posses spiritual pearls we must plunge into the depths, that is, we must pray, we must sink down into the secret depths of contemplation and prayer. Then we shall perceive precious pearls.

Mike, the best band to ever come out of Seattle was, of course, Pearl Jam.

And that's what I expect the Seahawks to do - just jam it up the middle.

Pearls are always appropriate.

When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.

A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.

Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate

Let the splendor of diamond, pearl and ruby vanish? Only let this one teardrop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, forever and ever.

I was in Japan a couple of months ago, I saw a preview for the movie Pearl Harbor. And they showed the Japanese airplanes coming in to bomb Pearl Harbor, and I applauded. Nobody else in the theater applauded.

There ought to be a hall of fame for mamas / Creation's most unique and precious pearl / And heaven help us always to remember / That the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world

I'll ride the wave, where it takes me!

Giddy grasshopper Take care...do not leap and crush These pearls of dewdrop

Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.

A brilliant man would find a way not to fight a war.

Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!

A pure soul is like a fine pearl. As long as it is hidden in the shell, at the bottom of the sea, no one thinks of admiring it. But if you bring it into the sunshine, this pearl will shine and attract all eyes. Thus the pure soul, which is hidden from the eyes of the world, will one day shine before the Angels in the sunshine of eternity.

There are always lessons to be found in the darkest moments.

It's a moral obligation to dig deep and find that little glimmer of hope or pearl of wisdom.

Her nakedness was not absolute, for like Manet's _Olympia__, behind her ear she had a poisonous flower with orange petals, and she also wore a gold bangle on her right wrist and a necklace of tiny pearls. I imagined I would never see anything more exciting for as long as I lived, and today I can confirm that I was right.

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.

The eyes of the world are upon you.

The crisis of our diminishing water resources is just as severe (if less obviously immediate) as any wartime crisis we have ever faced. Our survival is just as much at stake as it was at the time of Pearl Harbor, or the Argonne, or Gettysburg, or Saratoga.

No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it.

There can be no appeasement with ruthlessness. There can be no reasoning with an incendiary bomb.

No one who possesses snow would find any hardship in exchanging it for jewels and pearls. This world is like snow exposed to sun, which continues to melt until it disappears altogether, while the next life is like a precious stone that never passes away.

The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too

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

The fate of the Empire rests on this enterprise.

Every man must devote himself totally to the task in hand.

The world is your oyster. It's up to you to find the pearls.

Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase.