Gold Quotes

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.

Antoine Rivarol

The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself.

Marjorie Holmes

Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.

Carter G. Woodson

It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.

Thomas Fuller

A mask of gold hides all deformities.

Thomas Dekker

Gold is a vain and foolish fancy.

Augustus Eugene Scribe and Germain Delavigne

Gold gives to the ugliest thing a certain charming air, For that without it were else a miserable affair.

Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere

The lust of gold succeeds the rage of conquest; The lust of gold, unfeeling and remorseless! The last corruption of degenerate man.

Samuel Johnson

A thirst for gold, The beggar's vice, which can but overwhelm The meanest hearts.

Lord Byron

You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns--you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold!

William Jennings Bryan

Pure gold does not fear furnace.

Chinese Proverbs

Gold is tried by fire, brave men by adversity.


No gold-digging for me... I take diamonds! We may be off the gold standard someday.

Mae West

All that glisters is not gold; Often have you heard that told.

William Shakespeare

An inch of time is an inch of gold, but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.

Chinese Proverbs

Even the just may sin with an open chest of gold before them.

Latin Proverb

The world is glittering with gold, and yellow streamers of sunlight wind through the tree boughs like God was throwing a party!

Christine Anderson

Everything that gristles is not gold.

William Shakespeare

When we have gold we are in fear, when we have none we are in danger.

English Proverb

Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold...

Bob Marley

One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself.

Claude M. Bristol

Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.


If speaking is silver, then listening is gold.

Turkish Proverb

Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug.

William Shakespeare

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