Gold

But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.

Christopher Columbus

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Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.

Christopher Columbus

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Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.

Euripides

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Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water, will exchange for a great quantity of other goods.

David Ricardo

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Looking back, I'm so proud to have gone to five Olympics — I believe only three other Americans have achieved that. My true gold medal, though, is my daughter, Karsen, who is 18 months old. And I have a wonderful husband, Mike.

Gail Devers

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Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

Dan Gable

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We are shallow because we have become enslaved by gross materialism, the glitter of gold and its equivalents, for which reason we think that only the material goods of this earth can satisfy us and we must therefore grab as much as can while we are able.

F. Sionil Jose

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It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Gold — quotes and aphorisms

Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.

David Ricardo

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It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?

Mahatma Gandhi

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Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.

Bob Marley

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A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

American proverb

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All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by frost.

J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Fellowship of the Ring"

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