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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.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

The golden age only comes to men when they have forgotten gold.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

A mask of gold hides all deformities.

Author: Thomas Dekker (1572-1632)

Profession: British Playwright

Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.

Author: R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983)

Profession: American Inventor, Designer, Poet, Philosopher

It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

Gold! Gold! Gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold.

Author: Thomas Hood (1799-1845)

Profession: British Poet and Humorist

Gold will be slave or master.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

To have gold is to be in fear, and to want it to be sorrow.

Author: Johnson


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.

Author: Joseph French Johnson


Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.

Author: Yiddish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Yiddish Origin

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.

Author: Antoine Rivarol (1753-1801)

Profession: French Journalist, Epigrammatist

Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet