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Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble. (Quote by - Yiddish Proverb)

The lust of gold succeeds the rage of conquest; The lust of gold, unfeeling and remorseless! The last corruption of degenerate man. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Gold is a vain and foolish fancy. (Quote by - Augustus Eugene Scribe and Germain Delavigne)

Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create. (Quote by - Abraham Cowley)

The man who works for the gold in the job rather than for the money in the pay envelope, is the fellow who gets on. (Quote by - Joseph French Johnson)

I see, the jewel best enamelled Will lose his beauty; yet the gold bides still That others touch, and often touching will Wear gold; and no man that hath a name, By falsehood and corruption doth it shame. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A thirst for gold, The beggar's vice, which can but overwhelm The meanest hearts. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself. (Quote by - Marjorie Holmes)

Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead. (Quote by - R. Buckminster Fuller)

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

Speech is silver; silence is golden. (Quote by - Swiss Proverb)

How quickly nature falls into revolt When gold becomes her object! For this the foolish overcareful fathers Have broke their sleep with thoughts, their brains with care. Their bones with industry. For this they have engrossed and piled up The cankered heaps of strange-achieved gold; For this they have been thoughtful to invest Their sons with arts and martial exercises. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Thou that so stoutly hast resisted me, Give me thy gold, if thou hast any gold; For I have bought it with an hundred blows. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Gold has worked down from Alexander's time ... When something holds good for two thousand years I do not believe it can be so because of prejudice or mistaken theory. (Quote by - Bernard M. Baruch)

What nature wants, commodious gold bestows; 'Tis thus we cut the bread another sows. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Truly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. (Quote by - Ovid)

There is thy gold; worse poison to men's souls, Doing more murther in this loathsome world, Than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell:. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused. (Quote by - Vergil)

Though wisdom cannot be gotten with gold, still less can it be gotten without it. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Portia: A quarrel ho! already! What's the matter? Gratiano: About a hoop of gold, a paltry ring That she did give me, whose posy was For all the world like cutler's poetry Upon a knife--'Love me, and leave me not.' (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains. (Quote by - Carter G. Woodson)

Not Philip, but Phillip's gold, took the cities of Greece. (Quote by - Plutarch)

A mask of gold hides all deformities. (Quote by - Thomas Dekker)

That is gold which is worth gold. (Quote by - George Herbert)


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