Gold Quotes

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.

Seneca

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
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