Silver Proverbs

By | July 14, 2016

Sayings about Silver

Those who fight with silver spears are sure of their victory. ~ Greek Proverbs

Deprive a mirror of its silver and even the czar won’t see his face. ~ Russian Proverb

When you go to buy, don’t show your silver. ~ Chinese Proverb

A silver hammer can open an iron gate. ~ Basque Proverb

Every cloud has a silver lining. ~ Traditional Proverb

All that glitters is not gold, nor all that sparkles silver. ~ Finnish Proverbs

Talking is silver, silence is golden. ~ Hebrew Proverb

He who sleeps in a silver bed has golden dreams. ~ German Proverb

The spirit of women is made of quicksilver; their heart of wax. ~ Chinese Proverb

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

Brandy is as lead in the morning, silver at noon, and gold at night. ~ German Proverbs

Speech is silver; silence is golden. ~ Swiss Proverbs

Deprive a mirror of its silver and even the czar won’t see his face. ~ Russian Proverbs

Quotations about Silver

Saying about Silver


Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money. ~ Alfred Marshall

Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines. ~ Paracelsus

Every silver lining has a cloud. ~ Mary Kay Ash

You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. ~ Paul Prudhomme

More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure. ~ Cecil Beaton

Genius without education is like silver in the mine. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, – the River of Heaven, – the Silver Stream. ~ Lafcadio Hearn

A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man’s success. ~ Kailash Kher

Our happiness is certainly mixed in with the tragedies of life. You have to find the lemonade. You have to find the silver lining in the middle of everything that happens in life. ~ Chandra Wilson

To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed. ~ Brian Harris

Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world. ~ Euripides

I’ve never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I’ve felt like howling at the moon a lot of times! ~ Van Morrison

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. ~ Martin Luther

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. ~ Langston Hughes

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness. ~ Bryant H. McGill

Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion. ~ Richard M. Nixon

Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint. ~ Don Marquis

As a precious metal, silver is also money. ~ Robert Kiyosaki

God doesn’t seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones. ~ Dwight L. Moody

Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation’s standing worldwide… and our teachers know that. ~ Solomon Ortiz

Commodities such as gold and silver have a world market that transcends national borders, politics, religions, and race. A person may not like someone else’s religion, but he’ll accept his gold. ~ Robert Kiyosaki

Gold and silver are no doubt subject to fluctuations, from the discovery of new and more abundant mines; but such discoveries are rare, and their effects, though powerful, are limited to periods of comparatively short duration. ~ David Ricardo

Silver is used in the electronics industry and is consumed daily; stock piles of silver are dwindling. ~ Robert Kiyosaki

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

The Dove, on silver pinions, winged her peaceful way. ~ James Montgomery

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