News that the German government has deserted plans to invest proceeds from gold sales into a special fund assigned for research and education has given a boost to a weak gold market.
Sisters define their rivalry in terms of competition for the gold cup of parental love. It is never perceived as a cup which runneth over, rather a finite vessel from which the more one sister drinks, the less is left over for the others.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice--no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Come forward, some great marshal, and organize equality in society, and your rod shall swallow up all the juggling old court gold-sticks
Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.
The scholar does not consider gold and jade to be precious treasures, but loyalty and good faith.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold.
Retirement itself is the best gift. No gold watch could ever top it.
I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate.
Gold is tested by fire, man by gold
Television is a gold goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar.
All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.
Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create.
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.
Don't miss all the beautiful colors of the rainbow looking for that pot of gold.
Stories are like fairy gold, the more you give away, the more you have.
All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renenwed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king.
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.
Gold will be slave or master.
Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.
All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
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.