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Gold Quotes

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You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

 

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness resides not in possessions,
and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
- Democritus

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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

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall

Gold medals aren't really made of gold.
They're made of sweat, determination,
and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
- Dan Gable

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Many a man his life hath sold
but my outside to behold.
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
- William Shakespeare

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

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.
- John Burroughs

Gold all is not that doth golden seem.
- Edmund Spenser

Realize what you really want.
It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
- William Moulton Marston

I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch.
My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
- Woody Allen

All those rappers, they're the only glamorous people working in music now.
They dress up in these chains of gold,
cars, girls and this and that, high-heeled shoes.
- Bryan Ferry

Nature also forges man, now a gold man,
now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man.
- Paracelsus

I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down
without ceasing among the happy multitude.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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

The strength of the United States is not the gold at
Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have,
but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
- Claiborne Pell

It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic
gold medals in the decathlon are just men,
just like me.
- Dan O'Brien

A third force, developing itself more slowly,
becomes even more potent than the rest:
the power of gold.
- John Lothrop Motley

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand,
and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into
cloth of gold and silver,
all decked with jewels.
- Charles Perrault

Those that go gold into the furnace will come out no worse.
- Matthew Henry

The first treasure California began to surrender after
the Gold Rush as the oldest:
her land.
- John Jakes

Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed,
beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power.
- Jean Paul

Yes, winning the gold medal was undoubtedly the biggest day of my career -
mostly because I won the way I had prepared to run it.
It was a totally satisfying experience.
- Frank Shorter

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard
is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions.
They seem to sense...
that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
- Alan Greenspan

If I never sang on a record again I can still look at my walls.
They are covered floor to ceiling with gold and platinum
records from all over the world.
- Don Dokken

As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential
to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career
developed only by lucky circumstances.
- Peter Snell

To shipbrokers, coal was black gold.
- Roald Dahl

Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired.
- Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

By gold all good faith has been banished;
by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold,
and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint.
- Sextus Propertius

Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water,
will exchange for a great quantity of other goods.
- David Ricardo

Intimate relationships are a gold mine for literature to explore,
to understand, to describe.
- A. B. Yehoshua

What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient,
shining trouble.
- James Grainger

Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold,
and its preservation is a fine thing.
- Tim Cahill

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than
has been taken from the earth.
- Napoleon Hill

It's fool's gold if you are winning games and are not playing the right way.
- Antonio Davis

Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short,
the security behind the notes is diminished,
the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended,
and the panic follows.
- John Buchanan Robinson

If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and
to raise the dead with tears,
then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
- Sophocles

Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save
a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth.
- Alvin Adams

Outside came in '60.
The Edge in '61.
All three made Gold, but the biggest seller was Inside.
- Shelley Berman

Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy,
not gold.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

I live to hail that season by gifted one foretold,
when men shall live by reason, and not alone by gold.
- George Linnaeus Banks

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay,
expands great souls.
- Antoine Rivarol

And you prate of the wealth of nations,
as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men,
not silk and cotton and gold.
- Richard Hovey

Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver.
For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what
virtue and power may lie in medicines.
- Paracelsus

I wouldn't say that there's ever been an Olympic champion
that didn't deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal.
- Dorothy Hamill

It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a
vein of gold which the owner knows not.
- Jonathan Swift

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

You'll never find your gold on a sandy beach.
- Jim Steinman

For a short time we lived quietly.
But this could not last.
White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water.
- Chief Joseph

Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
- Elizabeth I

The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself.
- Marjorie Holmes

Heck, gold medals, what can you do with them?
- Eric Heiden

Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically.
I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater,
not a real person.
- Oksana Baiul

Large sums were paid for the use of money,
because the available amount of gold and silver was
far less than was needed to carry on the commercial
transactions of the times.
- John Buchanan Robinson

I have always felt that if a man gives you a solid
gold key to his door he is entitled to the courtesy of a visit.
- Hedy Lamarr

My goal is one Olympic gold medal.
Not many people in this world can say,
'I'm an Olympic gold medalist.'
- Michael Phelps

I say, if you believe what you read in the comic strips,
then you believe that mice run around with little gold
buttons on their red pants and drive cars.
- Mort Walker

You look like gold.
I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past.
But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.
- Ben Harper

I have my gold forever and no one can ever take it away from me.
- Picabo Street

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

And should think freedom more to prize,
than all the gold in world that is.
- John Barbour

Everything I touch turns to gold.
- Pete Waterman

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

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

Do not hold everything as gold that shines like gold.
- Alain de Lille


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