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More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.

Napoleon Hill Quotes

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One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself.

Claude M. Bristol Quotes

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You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns--you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold!

William Jennings Bryan Quotes , Source: at the Democratic Convention

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A thirst for gold, The beggar's vice, which can but overwhelm The meanest hearts.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: The Vision of Judgment (st. 43)

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What female heart can gold despise? What cat's averse to fish?

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: On the Death of a Favorite Cat

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That is gold which is worth gold.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Gold gives to the ugliest thing a certain charming air, For that without it were else a miserable affair. [Fr., L'or donne aux plus laids certain charme pour plaire, Et que sans lui le reste est une triste affaire.]

Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere Quotes , Source: Sganarelle (I)

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Rich and rare were the gems she wore, And a bright gold ring on her wand she bore.

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Irish Melodies--Rich and Rare were the Gems She Wore

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Truly now is the golden age; the highest honour comes by means of gold; by gold love is procured. [Lat., Aurea nunc vere sunt saecula; plurimus auto Venit honos; auro concilatur amor.]

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Quotes , Source: Ars Amatoria (bk. II, 277)

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

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Moral Essay (ep. III, l. 21)

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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.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Comedy of Errors (Adriana at II, i)

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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.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part II (King Henry at IV, v)

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Accursed thirst for gold! what dost thou not compel mortals to do? [Lat., Quid non mortalia pectora cogis, Auri sacra fames?]

Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil) Quotes , Source: The Aeneid (III, 56)

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A mask of gold hides all deformities.

Thomas Dekker Quotes

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An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold.

Romanian Proverb Quotes

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Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.

R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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Speech is silver; silence is golden.

Swiss Proverb Quotes

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

Thomas Fuller Quotes

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Though wisdom cannot be gotten with gold, still less can it be gotten without it.

Samuel Butler Quotes

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

Thomas Hood Quotes

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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.

Joseph French Johnson Quotes

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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:.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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Gold will be slave or master.

Horace Quotes

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

Vergil Quotes

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