Gold Quotes

Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family!
Joachim Du Bellay, Sonnet de Regrets

Romanian prove - an ass is but an ass, though laden with gold....
Those who steal from private individuals spend their lives in stocks and chains those who steal from the public treasure go dressed in gold and purple.
Marcius Porcius Cato
Judy garland - i was born at the age of 12 on a metro - goldwyn...
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

Kindness is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.
Henry Drummond
We all live in a televised goldfish bowl.
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
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?
Practicing the Golden Rule is not a sacrifice; it is an investment.
Author Unknown
All is not gold that glitters.
Miguel de Cervantes
Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a great store of gold.
Ecclesiasticus, Aprocrypha (Ec. 41: 12)
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
Do not hold as gold all that shines as gold.
Alain de Lille
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekke
Henry wadsworth longfellow - the morning pouring everywhere, its golden glory...
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
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Elinor Glyn
Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
Seneca
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
George Bernard Shaw
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
Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
Euripides
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
Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
John Updike
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Jonathan Swift
All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, 1954
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
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
He fishes well who uses a golden hook.
Latin Prove
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
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
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
The source of the famous Golden Rule. Many famous lines were variations on this theme.
Bible
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
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
Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
Latin Prove
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
Malayan Prove
Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold - - But so does a hard - Boiled egg.
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