Early morning hath gold in its mouth.
A Friend is a treasure. More precious than Gold, For love shared is priceless And never grows old.
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.
Gold, for the instant, lost its luster in his eyes, for there were countless treasures of the heart which it could never purchase.
Genius, in one respect, is like gold; numbers of persons are constantly writing about both, who have neither.
As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
A gold watch is the most appropriate gift for retirement, as its recipients have given up so many of their golden hours in a lifetime of service.
Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold
The award of a pure gold medal for poetry would flatter the recipient unduly: no poem ever attains such carat purity.
Fire tries gold, misery tries brave men.
Tragedy is like strong acid -- it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.
Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold.
As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.
That is gold which is worth gold.
Though wisdom cannot be gotten with gold, still less can it be gotten without it.
Loose words are picked up like gold coin.
And all is not golden that glitters, And not all that glitters is gold.
As it would be great folly to shoe horses, as Nero did, with gold, so it is to spend time in trifles.
PALM, n. A species of tree having several varieties, of which the familiar "itching palm" (_Palma hominis_) is most widely distributed and sedulously cultivated. This noble vegetable exudes a kind of invisible gum, which may be detected by applying to the bark a piece of gold or silver. The metal will adhere with remarkable tenacity. The fruit of the itching palm is so bitter and unsatisfying that a considerable percentage of it is sometimes given away in what are known as "benefactions.
All flesh is one: what matter scores;
Or color of the suit
Or if the helmet glints with blue or gold?
All is one bold achievement,
All is fine spring-found-again-in-autumn day
When juices run in antelopes along our blood, And green our flag, forever green
Nothing Gold Can Stay
You are debauched and shameless.
You have spoken roses of me.
And a dirty lickspittle.
You crown me with lilies.
And a parricide.
You don't know that you are sprinkling me with gold.
Certainly not so formerly, but with lead.
But now this is an ornament to me.
There is no honest man! not one, that can resist the attraction of gold!
The affairs of gold-laden Gyges do not interest me
zealousy of the gods has never seized me nor anger
at their deeds. But I have no love for great tyranny
for its deeds are very far from my eyes.
Three hundred men hastened forth, wearing gold torques, defending the land and there was slaughter. Though they were slain they slew, and they shall be honoured to the end of the world; and of all us kinsmen who went, alas, but for one man none escaped.