Gold Quotes

Seneca, epistles - fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong...
Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks.
John Donne

The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
George Eliot
Jonathan swift - it is in men as in soils where sometimes there is...
I look at my myself and see a stone, I look at my friends and see gold, But I look at you, and see a gem.
Unknown
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
Latin Prove
A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - From Live Without Principle.
Henry David Thoreau
Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.
Johnny Depp, Pirates of the Caribbean
Think, In mounting higher, The angels would press on us, and aspire To drop some golden orb of perfect song Into our deep, dear silence.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Early morning hath gold in its mouth.
Benjamin Franklin
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise.
Samuel Johnson
Simondes of ceos - where as gold is the kindest of all hosts when it...
Spare minutes are the Gold - Dust of time; the portions of life most fruitful in good and evil; the gaps through which temptations enter.
Author Unknown
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides
Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Leo Tolstoy
Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Mille
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - Nothing.
Aesop, The Goose with the Golden Eggs
The source of the famous Golden Rule. Many famous lines were variations on this theme.
Bible
Dig where the gold is? Unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi, Why Climb the Corporate Ladder When You Can Take the Elevator?
All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, 1954
A book holds a house of gold.
Chinese Prove
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
Euripides
Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.
Tao Te Ching
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
Kahlil Gibran
He fishes well who uses a golden hook.
Latin Prove
Dig where the gold is unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi
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.
Anon.
Man is a gregarious animal and much more so in his mind than in his body. A golden rule; judge men not by their opinions but by what their opinions have made of them.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
RICHER THAN GOLDYou may have tangible wealth untoldCaskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be - - I had a mother who read to me.
Strickland Gillilan
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
Everything has its limit - - Iron ore cannot be educated into gold. - 1906.
Mark Twain
Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a great store of gold.
Ecclesiasticus, Aprocrypha (Ec. 41: 12)
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
Og Mandino
Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
Seneca
All is not gold that glitters.
Miguel de Cervantes
I, on the other hand, have a degree from the University of Life, a diploma from the School of Hard Knocks, and three gold stars from the Kindergarten of Getting the Shit Kicked Out of Me.
Captain Edmund Blackadder, Blackadder Goes Forth