Gold quotes

  • Intimate relationships are a gold mine for literature to explore, to understand, to describe.
    -- A. B. Yehoshua

    #Gold #Literature #Intimate

  • In my case dust has become Gold
    -- A. R. Rahman

    #Dust #Gold #Cases

  • Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create.
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Hate #War #Gold

  • Real estate is the closest thing to the proverbial pot of gold.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Real #Gold #Pot

  • Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
    -- Adam Smith

    #Money #Gold #Firsts

  • On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.
    -- Adelbert von Chamisso

    #Afterlife #Gold #Pockets

  • Americans are always mortified when I tell them this, but in England, it's a tradition to put your plaques and photographs and awards and gold records and stuff in your bathroom. I don't know why.
    -- Adele

    #Awards #Gold #Records

  • I want all the gold that there is out there — everything that exists in figure skating. In all events, in all competitions.
    -- Adelina Sotnikova

    #Competition #Gold #Want

  • To compete at the Olympic Games, I dreamed of any medal, but frankly speaking, I wanted a gold one.
    -- Adelina Sotnikova

    #Games #Gold #Wanted

  • All the manifested world of things and beings are projected by imagination upon the substratum which is the Eternal All pervading Vishnu , whose nature is Existence- Intelligence ; just as the different ornaments are all made out of the same gold.
    -- Adi Shankara

    #Imagination #Gold #Different

  • Gold is not necessary. I have no interest in gold. We'll build a solid state, without an ounce of gold behind it. Anyone who sells above the set prices, let him be marched off to a concentration. That's the bastion of money.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Gold #States #Concentration

  • It may be that today gold has become the exclusive ruler of life, but the time will come when man will again bow down before a higher god.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Men #Gold #May

  • He has a heart of gold - only harder.
    -- Adolphe Menjou

    #Funny Life #Heart #Gold

  • It surprised me, the feeling I got when I won the Oscar for 'Scent of a Woman.' It was a new feeling. I'd never felt it. I don't see my Oscar much now. But when I first got it, there was a feeling for weeks afterward that I guess is akin to winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
    -- Al Pacino

    #Winning #Feelings #Gold

  • Do not hold everything as gold that shines like gold.
    -- Alain de Lille

    #Shining #Gold

  • Do not hold as gold all that shines as gold.
    -- Alain de Lille

    #Shining #Gold

  • A road need not be paved in gold to find treasures at its end.
    -- Alan Brennert

    #Gold #Needs #Treasure

  • Eventually we grow weary of seeking treasures outside ourselves and we begin to look within. There we discover that the gold we sought, we already are.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Gold #Looks #Treasure

  • Gold still represents the ultimate form of payment in the world. Fiat money in extremis is accepted by nobody. Gold is always accepted.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Gold #World #Accepted

  • In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Safety #Gold #Saving

  • If all currencies are moving up or down together, the question is: relative to what? Gold is the canary in the coal mine. It signals problems with respect to currency markets. Central banks should pay attention to it.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Moving #Together #Gold

  • Nor can private counterparties restrict supplies of gold, another commodity whose derivatives are often traded over-the-counter, where central banks stand ready to lease gold in increasing quantities should the price rise.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Gold #Derivatives #Commodity

  • Knowledge is silver. Outlook is gold. IQ is a lead weight.
    -- Alan Kay

    #Gold #Weight #Silver

  • And were your back as broad as heaven, and your purse full of gold, and did your compassion reach from here to hell itself, there is nothing you can do.
    -- Alan Paton

    #Compassion #Heaven #Gold

  • I have become rather like King Midas, except that everything turns not into gold but into a circus.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Kings #Gold #Circus

  • You are excrement. You can change yourself into gold.
    -- Alejandro Jodorowsky

    #Gold #Change Yourself

  • And frankly, I'm a huge gold digger and The Miz is about to make a lot of money!
    -- Alex Riley

    #Wwe #Gold #Gold Digger

  • Oh, when shall Britain, conscious of her claim, Stand emulous of Greek and Roman fame? In living medals see her wars enroll'd, And vanquished realms supply recording gold?
    -- Alexander Pope

    #War #Greek #Gold

  • Judges and senates have been bought for gold; Esteem and love were never to be sold.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Judging #Gold #And Love

  • And little eagles wave their wings in gold.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Eagles #Wings #Gold

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

    #Cutting #Gold #Want

  • A fine meal...is a delight in itself; add a glass of wine-gleaming red or translucent greenish gold-and delectation will be doubled.
    -- Alexis Lichine

    #Wine #Glasses #Gold

  • Love is the only gold.
    -- Alfred Lord Tennyson

    #Love #Gold #True Love

  • Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
    -- Alfred Marshall

    #Country #Money #Gold

  • Not what we think, but what we do, / Makes saints of us: all stiff and cold, / The outlines of the corpse show through / The cloth of gold.
    -- Alice Cary

    #Thinking #Gold #Saint

  • And I want a gold medal more than anything. I just want a gold medal, so that's been pushing me forward.
    -- Alicia Sacramone

    #Goal #Gold #Want

  • I had been with the label since I was 21. The label wanted shiny pop but I didn't. I found a little independent and we've got all these great reviews in England and now it has gone gold.
    -- Alison Moyet

    #Independent #Gold #Labels

  • Go for the gold: better one great column and some undistinguished ones than constant mediocrity.
    -- Allan Sloan

    #Gold #Mediocrity #Columns

  • It is a better thing to save souls for the Lord than to save treasures. He who sent forth his apostles without gold had not need of gold to form his Church. The Church possesses gold, not to hoard, but to scatter abroad and come to the aid of the unfortunate.
    -- Ambrose

    #Soul #Church #Gold

  • ZEUS /n./ The chief of Grecian gods, adored by the Romans as Jupiter and by the modern Americans as God, Gold, Mob and Dog.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Dog #Gold #Jupiter

  • It's not about speed and gold medals. It's about refusing to be stopped.
    -- Amby Burfoot

    #Running #Gold #Speed

  • It’s true that someone will always say that good and evil don’t exist: that is a person who has never had any dealings with real evil. Good is far less convincing than evil, but it’s because their chemical structures are different. Like gold, good is never found in a pure state in nature: it therefore doesn’t seem impressive. It has the unfortunate tendency not to act; it prefers, passively, to be seen.
    -- Amelie Nothomb

    #Real #Evil #Gold

  • I felt like a rich vagabond who had passed through the world paving my way with gold fairy dust, then realizing too late that the path disintegrated as soon as I passed over it.
    -- Amy Tan

    #Dust #Gold #World

  • In America time was gold; in Bangladesh, corrugated tin.
    -- Amy Waldman

    #America #Gold #Tin

  • gold never comes to the dreamers - except in dreams.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Dream #Dreamer #Gold

  • Poetry is the alchemy which teaches us to convert ordinary materials into gold.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Gold #Ordinary #Alchemy

  • You have a heart of gold and I am kneeling in your bloodstream panning for the only thing that has ever felt like home.
    -- Andrea Gibson

    #Home #Heart #Gold

  • It is the job of the market to turn the base material of our emotions into gold.
    -- Andrei Codrescu

    #Jobs #Gold #Emotion

  • Identity itself should be not a smug label or a gold medal but a revolution.
    -- Andrew Solomon

    #Gold #Identity #Labels

  • The very beating of your heart has meaning and purpose. Your actions have value far greater than silver or gold.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Heart #Gold #Purpose

  • As you know, Microsoft eventually kind of grabbed the gold ring out of Apple's hands, I guess.
    -- Andy Hertzfeld

    #Hands #Apples #Gold

  • May you and I run in such a way to receive the prize of gold when we run the race of passionate faith...
    -- Angela Thomas

    #Running #Race #Gold

  • I am called a gold digger all the time. I don't care. There is nothing you can do about what other people say.
    -- Anna Benson

    #People #Gold #Care

  • People say I'm a gold digger, but do you see me wearing gold? No. I'm wearing diamonds.
    -- Anna Benson

    #People #Gold #Gold Digger

  • Keep in mind that there are computers, that do touch things up. Like when I got a hold of the poster for 'Gold Diggers,' I said: 'Hey, wait a minute! Those aren't my teeth!
    -- Anna Chlumsky

    #Waiting #Mind #Gold

  • It's all about gold. It's all about gold, gold, gold, gold! Excess!
    -- Anna Dello Russo

    #Gold #Excess

  • We should be thanking Apple for launching the $10,000 'apple watch' as the new gold standard in douchebag detection.
    -- Anna Kendrick

    #Apples #Gold #Douchebags

  • the night of trouble is at times so dark that the interwoven gold with which Providence relieves the woof of calamity remains undiscovered.
    -- Anna Leonowens

    #Dark #Night #Gold

  • I'm sick of being accused of gold-digging. It just so happens I get turned on by liver spots.
    -- Anna Nicole Smith

    #Sick #Gold #Digging

  • I prize thy love more than whole mines of gold or all the riches that the East doth hold.
    -- Anne Bradstreet

    #Gold #East #Riches

  • I am a drop of gold he would say I am molten matter returned from the core of earth to tell you interior things-
    -- Anne Carson

    #Gold #Earth #Matter

  • Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.
    -- Antoine Rivarol

    #Soul #Gold #Clay

  • A fool may have his coat embroidered with gold, but it is a fool's coat still.
    -- Antoine Rivarol

    #Gold #Coats #May

  • I'm a bit of a traditionalist; the ballroom is all about tails and I never mess about with that. But for the Latin you can have a bit fun: tight trousers, gold shirt open to my waist, be a bit ridiculous.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Fun #Latin #Gold

  • It's fool's gold if you are winning games and are not playing the right way.
    -- Antonio Davis

    #Winning #Games #Gold

  • Those entrapped by the herd instinct are drowned in the deluges of history. But there are always the few who observe, reason, and take precautions, and thus escape the flood. For these few gold has been the asset of last resort.
    -- Antony C. Sutton

    #Gold #Lasts #Reason

  • I love to shop. Clothes, electronics, and I love jewelry, especially yellow gold.
    -- Apolo Ohno

    #Yellow #Clothes #Gold

  • As things are now going the peace we make, what 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

    #Peace #Oil #Gold

  • Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only, that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.
    -- Archibald MacLeish

    #Democracy #Gold #Done

  • Eureka! [I have found it!] On discovery of a method to test the purity of gold.
    -- Archimedes

    #Discovery #Gold #Tests

  • To what do you not drive human hearts, cursed for craving gold!
    -- Ariana Franklin

    #Heart #Gold #Craving

  • There is no honest man! not one, that can resist the attraction of gold!
    -- Aristophanes

    #Men #Gold #Honest

  • The relative success of the bitcoin proves that money first and foremost depends on trust. Neither gold nor bonds are needed to back up a currency.
    -- Arnon Grunberg

    #Gold #Bitcoin #Firsts

  • It doesn't have to glitter to be gold.
    -- Arthur Ashe

    #Gold #Glitter

  • My efforts to prevent closing of the gold window-working through Connally, Volcker, and Shultz-do not seem to have succeeded. The gold window may have to be closed tomorrow because we now have a government that is incapable, not only of constructive leadership, but of any action at all. What a tragedy for mankind!
    -- Arthur F. Burns

    #Government #Effort #Gold

  • Her beauty was sold for an old man's gold. She's a bird in a gilded cage.
    -- Arthur J. Lamb

    #Men #Bird #Gold

  • I don't wear diamond necklaces. I'm not against it but I never could afford it, so now I just wear gold. I wear bracelets, rings, anklets.
    -- ASAP Rocky

    #Gold #Necklaces #Diamond

  • So this was where lust was satisfied. If I'd been an old-time miner I'd have asked for my gold nugget back.
    -- Ava Gardner

    #Lust #Gold #Nuggets

  • I'm late to everything. I've always wanted to have it written in my will that when I die, the coffin shows up a half hour late and says on the side, like in gold, 'Sorry I'm Late'.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Sorry #Gold #Half

  • If our dreams can last, then we could turn our time and place to gold.
    -- B. W. Powe

    #Dream #Gold #Lasts

  • DREAM PREDICTION ELITE is the realization of true amazement in your audiences reactions. This is PURE GOLD - A REAL WINNER
    -- Banachek

    #Dream #Real #Gold

  • I would not be at all surprised to find that it was for gold that Cain committed the first murder. (It happened a very long time ago, and Holy Writ, though no doubt divinely inspired, is a trifle careless about details. God is not a historian).
    -- Barbara Mertz

    #Long #Doubt #Gold

  • In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets - when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta - there lived a tailor in Gloucester.
    -- Beatrix Potter

    #Gentleman #Gold #Ruffles

  • Nobody really understands gold prices and I don't pretend to understand them either,
    -- Ben Bernanke

    #Gold #Gold Price

  • A gold standard doesn't imply stability in the prices of the goods and services that people buy every day, it implies a stability in the price of gold itself.
    -- Ben Bernanke

    #People #Gold #Standards

  • I don't fully understand movements in the gold price
    -- Ben Bernanke

    #Gold #Movement #Gold Price

  • Don't neglect the gold in your own back yard.
    -- Ben Okri

    #Gold #Yards #Neglect

  • I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
    -- Benazir Bhutto

    #Holocaust #Trying #Gold

  • The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped. It has one of the world's largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources.
    -- Benigno Aquino III

    #Gold #World #Philippines

  • In our worship of certainty we must distinguish between the sound certainty and the sham, between what is gold and what is tinsel; and then, when certainty is attained, we must remember that it is not the only good; that we can buy it at too high a price; that there is danger in perpetual quiescence as well as in perpetual motion; and that a compromise must be found in a principle of growth.
    -- Benjamin Cardozo

    #Growth #Gold #Sound

  • The early morning has gold in its mouth.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Good Morning #Gold #Mouths

  • Masonic labor is purely a labor of love. He who seeks to draw Masonic wages in gold and silver will be disappointed. The wages of a Mason are in the dealings with one another; sympathy begets sympathy, kindness begets kindness, helpfulness begets helpfulness, and these are the wages of a Mason.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Kindness #Gold #Wages

  • I don't need gold in heaven, I gotta have it now.
    -- Benny Hinn

    #Heaven #Gold #Needs

  • There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from.
    -- Bernard de Mandeville

    #Money #Gold #Twenties

  • My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won
    -- Betty Cuthbert

    #Gold #Salvation #Medal

  • Save your wack rhymes, hold your female. Pass the Old Gold, trash the ale. Cash your food stamps, get the WIC out the mail. Love to eat shrimps, but I never eat snail, Eat a whole fish except for the tail. Keep food in the fridge so it don't get stale, And when there's nothing to eat...I bite my nails.
    -- Big Daddy Kane

    #Rap #Hip Hop #Gold

  • It was probably in third grade - I had a super fake, gold herringbone chain. I don't remember if it was my mom's or how I got it, but ever since then, I've loved chains.
    -- Big Sean

    #Mom #Fake #Gold

  • I think gold is made for kings and pharaohs - that's what I am.
    -- Big Sean

    #Kings #Thinking #Gold

  • I never look at it like I'm wasting money when I'm buying gold.
    -- Big Sean

    #Gold #Looks #Buying

  • Gold diggers are the wife beaters of men!
    -- Bill Burr

    #Men #Wife #Gold