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In the books The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, the character Gollum often refers to the magic ring as my preciousWater in many of the desert areas of Africa is a precious resource.

In the books The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, the character Gollum often refers to the magic ring as my precious.

Every acre of land in El Salvador is precious because there are so many people living on so little land.

My wedding ring didn't cost much, but it is certainly precious to me.

Some jewelry and precious stones were stolen from the store.

The time the father spent visiting with his children during his stay in the hospital was very precious to him.

Fresh water is one of this country's most precious resources.

My late husband's love letters to me are very precious, and I keep them in a box in my room so that I can read them from time to time.

An African proverb states that sorrow is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends.

The Bible tells us that wisdom is more precious than rubies.

An Egyptian proverb holds that more precious than our children are the children of our children.

Dr. David Allman once noted that life is precious to the old person.

Jesse Jackson once said of the United States, Our nation is a rainbow, red, yellow, brown, black and white, and we are all precious in God's sight.

Napoleon once stated that nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

Randolph Bourne once noted that friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.

Maxim Gorky once observed that happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

Josiah Holland once said that the most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Rachel Carson once noted that of all our natural resources, water has become the most precious.

Discussion question: What is most precious to you in your life?

Find someone who has a ring made of a precious metal.

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