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 Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) once said...

Stronger than thunder's winged force All-powerful gold can speed its course; Through watchful guards its passage make, And loves through solid walls to break. [Lat., Aurum per medios ire satellites Et perrumpere amat saxa potentius Ictu fulmineo.]

In Gold Quotes, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) , Source: Ode XVI (bk. III, l. 12), (Francis' translation)

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