Quotation Explorer - 'Pearl'

You see, the world is as big as an elephant or small as a grain of sand, depending on you. You can let it stomp you, gore you, swallow you up. Or you can let it slip into your shell and turn into a pearl. -- Benjamin East - Jonathan Freedman
I have been like a child walking along the shore line. Quickly discarding one sea shell for another of more outward beauty-- never to know the pearl within! - Robert Anthony
When President Bush invaded Iraq after 911 it was like Truman invading Mexico after Pearl Harbor. - John Kerry
Earth is a natural pearl that will always give us Joy. - Elena Toledo
Life is made up of a few moments all strung together like pearls. Each moment is a pearl, and it is up to us to pick the ones with the highest luster. If we do not have time to do great things, take a few gentle moments and do small things in a great way. - Joyce Hilfer
Every pearl of your necklace touches my heart like a fresh flower of joy. - Debasish Mridha
She walked among the stars,The princess of the heavens,Looking for the one who caught her crystal tearsThat spilled out from liquid ice blue eyes-Rolling down pale cheeks-Then sealed up tenderly...In pearl alabaster jars... - Kallista Pendragon
There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in the rubbish. - John Keats
A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl. - Stephan A. Hoeller
No good poem, however confessional is may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
At least if you were ignorant, you could do what you wanted, you had no idea what had been achieved in the past. You were free, instead of chewed at by bleeding impotence, dissolved away like a pearl in acid. - Hamza wolf
And the uniqueness of every momentseeks the path from pain to a pearl. - Lina Kostenko
The world is your oyster...YOU determine the value of the pearl! - Jolene Church
Live, love and enjoy the present moment. This moment is the pearl of your precious life. - Debasish Mridha
By creating an intelligent thought, you open the road for many other intelligent thoughts! By producing a stupid thought, you open the path for many other stupid thoughts! Beware of your thoughts! Create pearl, and then pearls will increase! Create mud, and then mud will increase! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When he found a very valuable pearl, he went and sold everything he had and bought it - Holy Bible Matthew 13 46
Like the appearance of silver in mother of pearl, the world seems real until the Self, the underlying reality, is realized. - Adi Shankaracarya
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. - Pythagoras
Sometimes, when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread - Suzanne Collins
Wisdom’s Pearl doth often dwellClosed in Fancy’s rainbow shell - John Sterling
Every reaction is an opportunity to cultivate a pearl - a beautiful truth that will illuminate the way forwards. - Pollyanna Darling
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