Gold Quotes

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Earth is dearer than gold

Estonian Proverb

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.

Martin Luther

Clad in the magnificent white silk robes of an Arab prince, with in his belt the short curved, gold sword of the Ashraf descendants of the Prophet, he hoped to pass unnoticed through London. Alas, he was mistaken. "Who am I?" he would cry despairingly. "You are Lawrence of Arabia" passers-by would stop him and say, "And I claim my five pounds."

Alan Bennett

You do not boo an Olympic Gold Medalist. I`m the best in the world. I came here for you. You dont` boo me.

Kurt Angle

But scarce observed, the knowing and the bold Fall in the general massacre of gold; Wide-wasting pest! that rages unconfined, And crowds with crimes the records of mankind; For gold his sword the hireling ruffian draws,

Samuel Johnson

A man from the west will fight over three things: water, women and gold, and usually in that order.

Barry Goldwater

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.

Christopher Columbus

Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.

Samuel Johnson

In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.

Alan Greenspan

All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Love is the only gold

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

A Friend is a treasure. More precious than Gold, For love shared is priceless And never grows old.

Unknown

Early morning hath gold in its mouth.

Benjamin Franklin

If you were a poor Indian with no weapons, and a bunch of conquistadors came up to you and asked where the gold was, I don't think it would be a good idea to say, "I swallowed it. So sue me.

Jack Handy

All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.

Vergil

Gold will be slave or master.

Horace

Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.

Unknown

Stories are like fairy gold, the more you give away, the more you have.

Unknown

Don't miss all the beautiful colors of the rainbow looking for that pot of gold.

Unknown

Make new friends but keep the old ones; one is silver and the other's gold.

Proverb

The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.

John Seely Brown

When parents put gold into the hands of youth, when they should put a rod under their girdle--when instead of awe they make them past grace, and leave them rich executors of goods, and poor executors of godliness, then it is no marvel that the son being left rich by his father's will, becomes reckless by his own will.

John Lyly

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