An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Gold has worked down from Alexander's time... When something holds good for two thousand years I do not believe it can be so because of prejudice or mistaken theory.


Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965, American financier)


A mask of gold hides all deformities.


Thomas Dekker (1572-1632, British playwright)


Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.


R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983, American inventor, designer, poet, philosopher)


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


Thomas Fuller (1608-1661, British clergyman, author)


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


Thomas Hood (1799-1845, British poet and humorist)


Gold will be slave or master.


Horace (BC 65-8, Italian poet)


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


Gold makes the ugly beautiful.


Jean Baptiste Moliere (1622-1673, French playwright)


Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.


Yiddish Proverb (Sayings of Yiddish origin)


Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.


Antoine Rivarol (1753-1801, French journalist, epigrammatist)


To have gold is to be in fear, and to want it to be sorrow.


Author Unknown


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


Virgil (c. 70 - 19 BC, Roman poet)


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