Quotation Explorer - 'Gold'

A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
Seek the gold in any situation. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Fear is only the enemy if you let it keep you from moving forward.Put fear on your side and let it motivate you.This is the definition of an alchemist. To turn base metal into gold. Fear into Motivation. - Matthew Donnelly
During the gold rush its a good time to be in the pick and shovel business - Mark Twain
If there are difficulties on your way, be thankful for them because they will test and refine you as fire does to gold and if you will overcome, you will come out a winner, wizard and overcomer. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The gold of life is for those bold and brave in life. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. - Seneca
This is a bitter adventure, if it must end so; and not a mountain of gold can amend it. Yet I am glad that I have shared in your perils -- that has been more than any baggins deserves. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Apollinaire said a poet should be 'of his time.' I say objects of the Digital Age belong in newspapers, not literature. When I read a novel, I don’t want credit cards; I want cash in ducats and gold doubloons. - Roman Payne
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
The gold you have to dig for is not the real gold. - Marty Rubin
Wisdom is better than an inheritance;knowledge is worth more than gold. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Happy memories are fool's gold. - Marty Rubin
Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men. - Seneca
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.
The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.
Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold. - William Shakespeare
Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of ; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel. Johannes Kepler - Pythagoras
Remember! Reality's an illusion, the universe is a hologram, buy gold! Byeeee! - Bill Cipher Gravity Falls tv show
All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost. - J.R.R. Tolkien
I never cut my neighbor's throat;My neighbor's gold I never stole;I never spoiled his house and land;But God have mercy on my soul!For I am haunted night and dayBy all the deeds I have not done;O unattempted loveliness!O costly valor never won! - Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson
You’re repulsive, Mike.Huh?I said, you’re impulsive. Such a fun, impulsive guy. When Leah looked into her date’s little eyes, she couldn’t help picturing Mavis Fletcher’s prize sow Gertie in a two-thousand-dollar silk suit and a gold Tag Heuer watch. - Pamela Burford, Snowed
His eyes are covered by impermeable marble, a solidity that can never be breached. You think there is gold and warmth behind the facade of cold, but if only you could see your reflection in the marble. You would see how you burn, how brightly you glow, enough to incinerate anyone else whole. - Hubert Martin
A rat in its stealing behavior may manage to steal gold jewelry and to make a nest with it but that does not in anyway qualify the rat to be a millionaire though it's gold pieces be worth that much. - Newton Gatambia
MakeNew FrNdS But Keep D oLd , One iS silVerThe Other is Gold. - Chetan Bhagat
At a time India was known as golden bird because of its huge amount of gold assets. Let's make India once again the same golden bird full of innovation and technology. - Prakhar Srivastav
Trees are green gold - William Sansom
If silver is used and gold is hoarded than how can gold be of higher monetary value. - Willi Way
I know the moment you died,Jesus' face was smiling on you,Welcoming you into His glorious city of gold. I know you are enjoying the incredible light and peace of His presence right now - Lisa Bedrick
you can find all the gold and silver you will ever need at - christhebusman
Beneath her curls, I forget the world,With a mere gaze she raises my hopes of gold. Love is as much in her heart as in mine,But she doesn’t say it, her punishment so divine. - Faraaz Kazi
Wealth of time is actually of more value than natural resources (petroleum, gold, diamond, gas etc.) and more valuable than human resources. - Sunday Adelaja
The rich will make temples for Siva. What shall I, a poor man, do? My legs are pillars, the body the shrine, the head the cupola of gold. - Basava
A half-dead thing in a stark dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold. - Robert W. Service
Find the gold in every moment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We have gold because we cannot trust governments - Herbert Hoover
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold. - Bob Marley
No, I don't have a heart of gold. It's normal - the one that gets hurt by rude words and broken promises. - Saru Singhal
Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. - Naomi Wolf
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. - J.R.R. Tolkien
She doesn't give directions but there is a pot of gold at the end of her rainbow...Find it. If you can. - Donna Lynn Hope
The OakLive thy Life, Young and old,Like yon oak,Bright in spring, Living gold;Summer-rich Then; and thenAutumn-changedSoberer-hued Gold again.All his leaves Fall'n at length,Look, he stands,Trunk and bough Naked strength. - Alfred Tennyson
A book holds a house of gold. - Chinese Proverb
The serenity of the lulling ocean is a wondrous thing to behold..more precious than the gems coveted and covered in platinum or gold... - Oksana Rus
Hard times refine us like gold. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Your treasure chest is your mind; not your gold mine. - Debasish Mridha
Love in your heart is better than gold in your hands. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When through fiery trials thy pathways shall lie,My grace, all sufficient, shall be thy supply;The flame shall not hurt thee; I only designThy dross to consume, and thy gold to refine. - John Rippon
..........books are yours, Within whose silent chambers treasure lies Preserved from age to age; more precious far Than that accumulated store of gold And orient gems, which, for a day of need, The Sultan hides deep in ancestral tombs. These hoards of truth you can unlock at will: - William Wordsworth
Because a spoon is made of gold does not change the soup’s taste. - Matshona Dhliwayo
ADAMANT, n. A mineral frequently found beneath a corset. Soluble in solicitate of gold. - Ambrose Bierce
The lessons this life has planted in my heart pertain more to caring than crops, more to Golden Rule than gold, more to the proper choice than to the popular choice. - Kirby Larson
There's always Gold amongst Silver but they don't know it and there's always Silver amongst Gold but they don't show it. - Goitsemang Mvula
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold. - Ludwig van Beethoven
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
I have seen flowers come in stony places And kind things done by men with ugly faces And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races, So I trust too. - John Masefield
If you go through the hot furnace of hardships, you will be refined like gold. - Lailah Gifty Akita
(About the magic bathroom).If knowledge is money, and money is gold, then this is modern day Alchemy. Feces (wasted time) is turned into gold (knowledge). - Peter Rogers
Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug. - William Shakespeare
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. - Charles Dickens
No one wants to die or even plans to die, at least not when you are young and living life on top of everything, stepping on gold, running the miles with hot chicks on tow, but even if I wasn’t a rock star, and just a normal civilian, I still wouldn’t plan to die young. Death is so boring. - Sofea Shah
Your mind is the biggest uninvented gold mine. Dig it; you will find the gold. - Debasish Mridha
The best and biggest gold mine is in between your ears. To find the gold, think deeply and think better. - Debasish Mridha
Save the trees! Return to the gold standard! - Ron Brackin
Do not hold as gold all that shines as gold. - Alain de Lille
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
In the middle of nowhere, a trunk heavy with gold is a burden, not treasure. - A. J. Gallant
You’re talking about gold and silver, cash and securities. I’m talking about the sheer beauty of the land, the value of unpolluted parkland made wild and staying wild forever. - Jasper Fforde
Sometimes the greatest storms bring out the greatest beauty… Life can be a storm, but your hope is a rainbow and your friends and family are the gold. - Steve Maraboli
Don't Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold. - Bob Marley
Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
In my hands I held gold dust and tarnished rust, but looking further in, I saw the few diamonds I've come to know as soul mates in my life. They sparkled a little brighter and I'd notice the lack of weight if they were gone. They would leave not as a loss, but as a hole in my palm. - Hubert Martin
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess - William Shakespeare
He has a magic touch. He can turn a G into a C. My heart was made of gold; now it's all cold. - Natalya Vorobyova
Between goal and success, there is one critical thing - perseverance: it is the fundamental belief to always succeed, the determination to turn goal to gold, the greatness to never give up, the foresight to dream that enables you to make it happen. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
GOLD IS THE BEST THING THERE IS. - DAVE SAN TI
Wednesday had come and gone in a single breath. As I dreamt of divine love, Picasso, and a vast field of gold, a new dawn had already begun. - Terry A. O'Neal
she would have got a gold medal in social climbing if it was an Olympic sport - Marlene Perez
The poems are all wrong. It's a bang, a really big bang. Not a whimper. And sometimes gold can stay. - Kami Garcia
Wisdom is worth more than gold. - Lailah Gifty Akita
They deem me mad for I will not sell my days for gold; I deem them mad for they think my days have a price. - Kahlil Gibran
A way to a man's heart is through his stomach, that shit true as gold. You put some love in your food and a fool can taste it. - Raelle Tucker
Excellence is a high quality, that delivers the gold nugget of success. - Mark LaMoure
You've learned the lessons well. You first learned to live on less than you earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who are competent. Lastly, you've learned to make gold work for you. - George S. Clason
Alchemy is the process of changing lead into gold. Inner alchemy (personal transformation) occurs when we clear our clutter—internal and external—and let go of things that no longer serve us well. This creates balance and space, a place that nurtures contentment, which I believe is true success. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Grandparents are extremely rich folks with silver in their hair and gold in their hearts. - Mamur Mustapha
Clever people enjoy saving gold and declares themselves as wealthy or very rich, but a wise person gives away and keep well away from it and declares themselves far richer than those people who saves it. - Darren Paul Thorn
All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Gold authenticity can only be tested under maximum fire. The same holds true with regard to manhood. - Moutasem Algharati
Not sorry, not calling, not cryingAll will pass like smoke of white apple treesSeized by the gold of autumn,I will no longer be young. - Sergei Yesenin
Dream for life; dream for love; dream for a better world. The purpose of life should not be only to achieve silver and gold. - Debasish Mridha
If the shining sun blinds the eye,it makes sense. But to be blinded by gold and silver! - I.R. Shankar
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing. - Aesop
It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? - Mahatma Gandhi
It's excellence in leadership when everyone wants to manufacture a black shoe and you manufacture a designer black shoe with gold medal on top. Do something new; do something better! - Israelmore Ayivor
you're Worth More Than Gold - Britt Nicole
Flirting with the dark side has always had it's fascination. Because you learn, and there's wisdom there. Escpecially with the post-Freudian era with the young, the shadow is ninety percent gold. You hold treasures there that you need to learn about yourself to be a whole person. - Edward Herrmann
Tomorrow go out and do one good deed something you would'nt normally do, then make it a habit and add another each and every time you've owned and mastered the one before and then even you can turn Iron into Gold - Lateef Abader
We are chained to the earth by a chain of gold, but we dare not sever it; for fear of what lies beyond the drop. - Ciel Phantomhive
All that is gold does not glitter.Not all those who wander are lost:The old that is strong does not wither.Deep roots are not reached by the frost. - J.R.R. Tolkien
You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be -I had a mother who read to me - Strickland W. Gillilan
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. - Malayan Proverb
Hearts of gold are heavy. - Jenim Dibie
Gold may shine; but it has no true light. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
You are a gold mine of potential power. You have to dig to find it and make it real. - Debasish Mridha
Unfortunately...I missed out on the California Gold Rush a century before...I'll be dammed if I miss out on this one. - Timothy Pina
We will continue to chase rainbows unless we recognize that they are rainbows and there is no pot of gold at the end of them. - Diane Ravitch
Only the foolish, blinded by language's conventions, think of fire as red or gold. Fire is blue at it's melancholy rim, green in it's envious heart. It may burn white, or even, in it's greatest rages, black. - Salman Rushdie
Literature is a mountain made of gold in this poor world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I’m proud of them, in a way. My little gold stars for surviving. For thriving. They aren’t just mistakes. - A.R. Kahler
Experience is pure gold. Experience is what you get when you don't get what you wanted. - Ann Landers
This Diwali… Don't just light up the Sky, but stop someone Cry. Don't just eat Sweets, but share your Love on the Streets. Don't just buy Gold, but help someone who is Helpless and Old.-RVM - R.v.m.
There is more treasure in people than in all the gold and mineral mines of the world. - Wesam Fawzi
To attempt to increase the wealth of any country, either by introducing or by detaining in it an unnecessary quantity of gold and silver, is as absurd as it would be to attempt to increase the good cheer of private families by obliging them to keep an unnecessary number of kitchen utensils. - Adam Smith
Albeit i may die sleep not in the coffen of gold and even beer no fruit; but my impact after depart is my particular to paradise. - oladosu feyikogbon
Oh for a book and a shady nook,Either indoors or out,with the green leaves whispering overhead,or the street cries all about.Where I may read at all my easeboth of the new and old,For a jolly good book whereon to lookis better to me than gold - John Wilson
Love is the ultimate Wonder lamp, anything you touch with love become gold. - Debasish Mridha
From hence, ye beauties, undeceived Know one false step is ne'er retrieved And be with caution bold. Not all that tempts your wandering eyes And heedless hearts is lawful prize, Not all that glisters gold.
A brother is like gold and a friend is like diamond. If gold cracks you can melt it and make it just like it was before. If a diamond cracks, it can never be like it was before. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
I have seen flowers come in stony placesAnd kind things done by men with ugly faces,And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races,So I trust, too. - John Masefield
Very soon nations will understand that in reality Water is the most expensive natural resource for their survivals. Not Middle East oil neither African gold. - M.F. Moonzajer
For example, it is only by work we extract gold from the soil. It takes work to discover the oil that is already deposited in the ground. It is work that turns a hill of coal into karats of diamond. - Sunday Adelaja
My workplace is wherever I'm making something, which could be in a field in gold country, or in an abandoned warehouse on a military base. - Adam Savage
We need to take things personally. We need to stop putting profits above people. We need to stop putting greed above need. We need to stop putting the rule of gold above the golden rule. We need to treat people as people and not as problems. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.
Time spent in meditation is as precious as gold. - Amma
I don't understand this irony - valuable things like cars, gold, diamond are made up of hard materials but most valuable things like money, contracts and books are made up of soft paper. - Amit Kalantri
Where you stumble and fall, there you will find gold. - Joseph Campbell
The rainbow is the pot of gold to those who observe. - Thomas F. Shubnell
You can go a hundred miles a second Don't have to drive no lousy cab Got everything you want and more man And the King picks up the tab You walk around on streets of gold all day And you never have to listen To what these customers say and I know... - Marc Cohn
And yonder sits a maiden, The fairest of the fair, With gold in her garment glittering, And she combs her golden hair. - Heinrich Heine
Alchemy: In times of recession it's not wise to argue about the price of gold. - Robin Sacredfire
The Valkyrie’s heart was wrought of dazzling gold full of the most finest and firmest of loves, this being the secret of her many moods and akimbo inspirangular mercies. —On Kari, Ch. Fifteen Valley of the Damned - douglas m laurent
Take Care Of Your Tongue Like The Way You Take Care Of Gold & Silver. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Your NAME and your REPUTATION is ALL that you have, so GUARD them. They are worth more than money or gold. - L. Michelle
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.
As things are now going, the peace we will make, the peace we seem to be making, will be a peace of oil, a peace of gold, a peace of shipping, a peace, in brief... without moral purpose or human interest. - Archibald MacLeish
A gold tooth is to some blacks, what braces are to all whites. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Nature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost
FAMOUS, adj. Conspicuously miserable. Done to a turn on the iron, behold Him who to be famous aspired. Content? Well, his grill has a plating of gold, And his twistings are greatly admired. Hassan Brubuddy - Ambrose Bierce
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold. - Leo Tolstoy
An ounce of wisdom can earn you a ton of gold. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Memories are fool's gold. - Marty Rubin
Scars are the medals of success, not the glitters or the gold. - Debasish Mridha
Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a great store of gold. - Ecclesiasticus
Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold. - Latin Proverb
Treasure the love you have received above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. - Og Mandino
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
When you’re dying, even your unhappiest memories can induce a sort of fondness, as if delight is not confined to the good times, but is woven through your days like a skein of gold thread. - Cory Taylor
I go to de One who says silver n gold is Mine - Kingsley ofosu-Ampong
The upright are richer in deeds than the wealthy are in gold. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Leprechauns are not twee beings dreamed up by the tourist board, but warriors of legend. That name comes from the Celtic god of commerce and war, Lugh. Their mission, their life’s work, is to protect the gold. What better way to hide it than to become a joke, a story nobody takes seriously? - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
The Sussex lanes were very lovely in the autumn . . . spendthrift gold and glory of the year-end . . . earth scents and the sky winds and all the magic of the countryside which is ordained for the healing of the soul. - Monica Baldwin
Love is like gold, you may strike a vein with less effort, or may have to go through tons of rocks to find it - Habyarimana Bangambiki
I do not have silver nor gold to give you, but i have a heart of gold to keep you. - Fabulous Godwin
All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost. The old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth. - Roman Payne
If fretting was an Olympic sport, I’d own the gold medal - Lori Hatcher
A species to consider the rich soil to be poor than the refined Gold, Humans - Goitsemang Mvula
People who have outrageous skills and abilities are the gold nuggets in the river bed of human history. - Michael Pryor
Overcoming challenges purifies you like gold to become bold. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Is, then, the crown too heavy that I wear? Yet it is bright with many a gem; I, the wearer, see not its far flashings; but darkly feel that I wear that, that dazzling confounds. ’Tis Iron that I know not gold. - Herman Melville
An ounce of love is greater than a tonne of gold. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Your highness, when I said that you are like a stream of bat's piss, I only mean that you shine out like a shaft of gold when all around it is dark - Graham Chapman
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. - Unknown
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. - Chinese Proverb
"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.
And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?""They were looking only for gold his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their personal legend, without wanting actually to live out the personal legend. - Paulo Coelho
Smile, my beloved, like the gold smiles from my father's coffers. - Kahlil Gibran
Well, the gold fish in the bowl lay upside down bloatingFull in the sky and the plains were bleached white with skeletonsVarious species grouped together accordingTo their past beliefsThe only way they ever all got together wasNot in love but shameful grief - Don Van Vliet
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. - Og Mandino
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity. - Samuel Johnson
It is very rare for a child of God to find gold and crude oil on the floor to fetch. He/she must dig and dig deeply well!!! - Israelmore Ayivor
Gleaming shell of an outworn lie; fable of Right divine—You gained your crowns by heritage, but Blood was the price of mine.The throne that I won by blood and sweat , by Crom, I will not sellFor promise of valleys filled with gold, or threat of the Halls of Hell! - Robert E. Howard
For all of my life, I am digging deep in my heart to find the liquid gold of love to share. - Debasish Mridha
You aren't perfect. You aren't glass. You're not gold. You're not right. But you are precious. Remember that. - Nashi
You may have tangible wealth untold; caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be. I had a mother who read to me. - Strickland Gillian
This man has talent, that man geniusAnd here's the strange and cruel difference:Talent gives pence and his reward is gold,Genius gives gold and gets no more than pence. - W.H. Davies
Early morning hath gold in its mouth. - Benjamin Franklin
Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. - Dorothy Bryant
My perfect day is sitting in a room with some blank paper. That's heaven. That's gold and anything else is just a waste of time. - Cormac McCarthy
Yet it isn't the gold that I'm wantingSo much as just finding the gold.It's the great, big, broad land 'way up yonder,It's the forests where silence has lease;It's the beauty that thrills me with wonder,It's the stillness that fills me with peace. - Robert W. Service
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