Famous Quotes about Gold from All the Best Quotes
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It gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head. Warren Buffett
Gold is good in its place; but living, brave, patriotic men, are better than gold. Abraham Lincoln
Gold conjures up a mist about a man, more destructive of all his old senses and lulling to his feelings than the fumes of charcoal. Charles Dickens
Gold is the gift of vanity and common pride, but flowers are the gift of love and friendship. Franz Grillparzer
O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper,
Which makes bank credit like a bark of vapour.Lord Byron
O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts! Virgil
Gold! Gold! Gold! Gold!
Bright and yellow, hard and cold.Thomas Hood
How quickly nature falls into revolt
When gold becomes her object!William Shakespeare (Henry IV, Part 2, 4:v)