Gold Quotes

And all is not golden that glitters, And not all that glitters is gold.

Aloysius Charles Swinburne

Loose words are picked up like gold coin.

Russian Proverb

Though wisdom cannot be gotten with gold, still less can it be gotten without it.

Samuel Butler

That is gold which is worth gold.

George Herbert

As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.


Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold.


Tragedy is like strong acid -- it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.

D.H. Lawrence

Fire tries gold, misery tries brave men.


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


Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current

Laurence Sterne

When faced with a mountain, I will not quit! I will keep on striving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath - or simply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine, with God's help!

Friedrich von Schiller

The True happiness that Man has searched for since the dawn of humanity, that is the inner gold that awaits any person who holds compassionately the key of anonymous generosity. Do something for your fellow man, not for the gold, but for the love of Man, and you shall truly have the gold


Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.

Adam Smith

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.

Leo Tolstoy

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.

Graham Greene

Retirement itself is the best gift. No gold watch could ever top it.

Abigail Charleson

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.

Harry Mahtar

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.

William Osler

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

J. R. R. Tolkien

The scholar does not consider gold and jade to be precious treasures, but loyalty and good faith.


It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.

Mahatma Gandhi

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.

Martha Graham

The award of a pure gold medal for poetry would flatter the recipient unduly: no poem ever attains such carat purity.

Robert Graves

Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out.

Marguerite Blessington

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