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Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
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.
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.
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.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.
Ludwig van Beethoven
What a wonderful phenomenon it is, carefully considered, when the human eye, that jewel of organic structures, concentrates its moist brilliance on another human creature!
The building of America has had its fair share of mistakes, but it's a constitution that's the jewel of democracy, the envy of many, and it's the most generous nation in the world.
Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness.
If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel.
Monty Python crowd; half of them came from Cambridge, and half of them came from Oxford. But, there seems to be this jewel, this sort of two headed tradition of doing comedy, of doing sketches, and that kind of thing.
Consistency is the paste jewel that only cheap men cherish.
William Allen White
With this announcement today, the Army has made it clear what we have known all along - that Fort Riley is truly the crown jewel of the United States Army.
I almost rented a house by an architect named Schindler, but I couldn't afford it. It was a jewel.
I saw the S.B.A. with just enormous potential, and that's what I told the president - this is really a jewel.
And in terms of their crown jewel legislative achievement: who knew that when asked, 'will government impose a new federal mandate requiring middle class Americans to buy health insurance whether they can afford it or not?' The answer would be 'Yes we can!'
Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world, a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate.
When you finish a poem, it clicks shut like the top of a jewel box, but prose is endless. I haven't experienced an awful lot of clicking shut!
I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in the crown of American cinema.
Clothes should just be like a beautiful setting for a jewel: They should offset you.
In the tight belly of the dead, Burrow with hungry head, And inlay maggots like a jewel.
The music I love listening to is more of the Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Dido, Jewel, Nora Jones, Joss Stone, a bit more of that organic live-instrumentation feel.
The conductor must breathe life into the score. It is you and you alone who must expose it to the understanding, reveal the hidden jewel to the sun at the most flattering angles.
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