Gold Quotes

Robert jordan, the wheel of time - beauty holds more worth than gold....
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

Gold for friends, Lead for foes.
Anastasio Somoza Garc? a, Dictator of Nicaragua 1936 - 1956
J. r. r. tolkien - if more of us valued food and cheer and song...
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
Og Mandino
Many a crown of wisdom is but the golden chamberpot of success, worn with pompous dignity.
Joey Adams

They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is.
Sir Thomas More, Utopia
No lower can a man descend than to interpret his dreams into gold and silver.
Kahlil Gibran
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides
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
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Elinor Glyn
Ludwig van beethoven - recommend to your children virtue that alone can...
Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
Euripides
Early morning hath gold in its mouth.
Benjamin Franklin
A book holds a house of gold.
Chinese Prove
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Johann von Goethe
As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise.
Samuel Johnson
I have become rather like King Midas, except that everything turns not into gold but into a circus.
Albert Einstein
Where as gold is the kindest of all hosts when it shines in the sky, it comes an evil guest unto those that receive it in their hand.
Simondes of Ceos
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.
James Barrie
The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold.
Romanian Prove
Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a great store of gold.
Ecclesiasticus, Aprocrypha (Ec. 41: 12)
Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
Charles Foundyller of Daratech, from 8/14/92 Wall St Journal
The golden rule of cats that governs all relationships we have with people: you scratch my back, you scratch my back.
David Fisher, Conversations with My Cat
The morning pouring everywhere, its golden glory on the air.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
John Updike
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
I was born at the age of 12 on a Metro - Goldwyn - Mayer lot.
Judy Garland
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.
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke
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
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
Proverbs are in the world of thought what gold coin is in the world of business - Great value in small compass, and equally current among all people. Sometimes the proverb may be false, the coin counterfeit, but in both cases the false proves the value of the true.
D. March
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Jonathan Swift
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
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
Malayan Prove