"Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" is a song introduced by Carol Channing in the original Broadway production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949), which was written by Jule Styne and Leo Robin. It was based on a novel by Anita Loos.
Famous quotes containing the words diamonds are, diamonds, girl and/or friend:
“Diamonds are a girls best friend.”
—Leo Robin (b. 1900)
“Shuffled between caring and disgrace
I took up all our closet space.
What luxury we first checked into,
to growl like lawyers until I threw
my diamonds and cash upon the floor.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“its just that I see love as odd as wearing shoes
I never wanted to marry a girl who was like my mother
And Ingrid Bergman was always impossible”
—Gregory Corso (b. 1930)
“I fear I agree with your friend in not liking all sermons. Some of them, one has to confess, are rubbish: but then I release my attention from the preacher, and go ahead in any line of thought he may have started: and his after-eloquence acts as a kind of accompanimentlike music while one is reading poetry, which often, to me, adds to the effect.”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)