• "I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back." Zsa Zsa Gabor, The Observer, 1957

  • "I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever." Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1925

  • "Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry." Rita Rudner