Gold

Men know not the gold which lies in the mine of Christ Jesus, or surely they would dig in it night and day. They have not yet discovered the pearl of great price, or they would have sold their all to buy the field wherein it lies.

Charles Spurgeon

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Because my man is handsome and successful, that makes me a gold digger? First of all, I pay my own bills, and I still pay my own bills. But if your man is gonna give you a gift, you're gonna accept it. I'm not gonna be like, 'No, can you please take back the Louis Vuitton purse?' Absolutely not.

Nikki Bella

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Tragedy is like strong acid — it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.

D. H. Lawrence

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I don't belong to the slums, but to play Naru in 'City Of Gold', I had to live for months in a real chawl before we shot the film.

Karan Patel

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For a short time we lived quietly. But this could not last. White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water.

Chief Joseph

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There is no such thing in the world as luck. There never was a man who could go out in the morning and find a purse full of gold in the street to-day, and another to-morrow, and so on, day after day: He may do so once in his life; but so far as mere luck is concerned, he is as liable to lose it as to find it.

P. T. Barnum

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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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Gold — quotes and aphorisms

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 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

1

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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