Gold

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about gold.

Gold
Gold – By Szaaman [Public domain]
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A drop of wisdom is better than a sea of gold.


A woman is like the moon - some nights it is silver others gold.

Armenian proverb

Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.

Paul Chatfield

All that glitters is not gold.

You can be deceived by appearances. What look good on the outside may acyally be bad.

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost.

Bilbo
The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien

Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.

Jim Bishop

Christmas is a spirit that flows from one heart to another. It is more precious than rubies and better than gold.

Agnes M. Pharo

Far over the misty mountains cold
To dungeons deep and caverns old
We must away ere break of day
To seek the pale enchanted gold.

The Hobbit - Chapter 1 - An Unexpected Party
J.R.R. Tolkien
Part of a song by the dwarves

Gold is tested by fire, man by gold.

Chinese proverb

Golden dishes will never turn black.


If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

Thorin
The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien

Kill the goose that lays the golden egg.

Destroying a source of good income.

Old is gold.

There are important lessons to be learned from the past.

Poetry is a sliver of the moon lost in the belly of a golden frog.

Carl Sandburg

Talking is silver, silence is gold.


There is more in you of good than you know, child of the kindly West. Some courage and some wisdom, blended in measure. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. But sad or merry, I must leave it now. Farewell!

Thorin
The Hobbit - Chapter 18 - The Return Journey
J.R.R. Tolkien


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