If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. George MacDonald
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The song came out to be a gem, just came out to be a really, really interesting rendition of it. Deborah Cox
St. Petersburg is a gem of world culture and Russia's most European city. Valentina Matviyenko
What I like most: Reading well-written sources that take me to another world for hours at a time - and being able to call that 'work!' Also, of course, finding a gem of information that is either exactly what I was looking for, or else fits perfectly into the story in some way. Linda Sue Park