"No matter what anyone says or does, my task is to be emerald, my color undiminished."
"If I had rubies, riches, and crowns, I'd buy the whole world and change things around."
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
"Our lives are unique stones in the mosaic of human existence - priceless and irreplaceable."
"The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail."
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
"There's so much grey to every story - nothing is so black and white."