Gold Proverbs

Sayings about Gold

He fishes well who uses a golden hook. ~ Latin Proverb

A second woman has golden thighs. ~ German Proverb

Don’t take a golden sword to cut a radish. ~ Japanese Proverb

Gold is where you find it. ~ American Proverb

Though a cage may be made of gold, it is still a cage. ~ Mexican Proverb

A good cat does not need a collar of gold. ~ Japanese Proverb

He who would make a golden door must add a nail to it daily. ~ German Proverb

Not all that glitters is gold; not all that is sticky is tar. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

Kill not the goose that lays the golden egg. ~ Traditional Proverb

A man of straw is worth a woman of gold. ~ Traditional Proverb

Where gold speaks every tongue is silent. ~ Italian Proverb

Yellow gold is plentiful compared to white-haired friends. ~ Chinese Proverb

The golden age never was the present age. ~ English Proverb

Bury truth in a golden coffin, it will break it open. ~ Russian Proverb

Manure is the farmer’s gold. ~ Estonian Proverb

Better a friend at court than gold on the finger. ~ Welsh Proverb

Love kills with golden arrows. ~ Spanish Proverb

The castle gates will always open for gold-laden donkeys. ~ Russian Proverb

Real gold is not afraid of the melting pot. ~ Chinese Proverb

A golden handshake convinces even the most skeptical judge. ~ Russian Proverb

There are three things that can destroy a preacher, the glory, the gold, and the girls. ~ American Proverb

Words are mere bubbles of water; deeds are drops of gold. ~ Tibetan Proverb

A sin of gold is followed by a punishment of lead. ~ Russian Proverb

Fish bite best on a golden hook. ~ Norwegian Proverb

The body pays for a slip of the foot and gold pays for a slip of the tongue. ~ Malawian Proverb

The rubbish we speak is like froth on the water, actions are drops of gold. ~ Tibetan Proverb

A girl with a golden cradle doesn’t remain long in her father’s house. ~ Armenian Proverb

Don’t put gold buttons on a torn coat. ~ Albanian Proverb

Golden hands, but a wicked mouth. ~ Russian Proverb

Even a fool knows the glow of gold. ~ Japanese Proverb

Gold has its price; learning is beyond price. ~ Chinese Proverb

Better a drop of wisdom than an ocean of gold. ~ Greek Proverb

Learning is a golden urn that can never be stolen. ~ Mannar Proverb

There isn’t a sword that would cut off a golden hand. ~ Turkish Proverb

Not to mention the truth is hiding gold. ~ Greek Proverb

The lack of gold only a headache. ~ Iranian Proverb

An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold. ~ Romanian Proverb

The morning hour has gold in its mouth. ~ German Proverb

Many who have gold in the house are looking for copper outside. ~ Russian Proverb

If you are sick, think about your life; if you are better, think about your gold. ~ Mongolian Proverbs

Gold’s father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A golden key will open every lock. ~ Yiddish Proverb

They who fight with golden weapons are pretty sure to prove they are right. ~ Dutch Proverb

Eloquence avails nothing against the voice of gold. ~ Latin Proverb

A good reputation is better than a golden girdle. ~ Serbian Proverb

What good is a golden gallows if they are going to hang you. ~ Swiss Proverb

A golden plate is worth nothing to me when my blood is spilled on it. ~ Georgian Proverb

Gold is a debt we can repay, but kindness not till our dying day. ~ Malawian Proverb

When gold speaks, everything else is silent. ~ Russian Proverb

Earth is dearer than gold. ~ Estonian Proverb

An iron peace is better than a golden war. ~ Polish Proverb

The bride who brings a golden throne will sit on it herself. ~ Turkish Proverb

The streets of London are paved with gold. ~ Traditional Proverb

Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A mother is gold, a father is a mirror. ~ Nigerian Proverb

Peace and tranquillity are a thousand gold pieces. ~ Chinese Proverb

A gold ring does not cure a felon. ~ Traditional Proverb

Rich people eat gold and shit lead. ~ French Proverb

A wild goose may be worth a hundred pieces of gold, but you first have to spend three pieces of gold to buy an arrow. ~ Japanese Proverb

Golden dishes will never turn black. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Gold is the devil’s fishhook. ~ Italian Proverb

The miser does not own the gold, it is the gold that owns the miser. ~ Chinese Proverb

Love can turn a cottage into a golden palace. ~ German Proverb

Gold without wisdom is but clay. ~ Slovak Proverb

Better an iron dictatorship than a golden anarchy. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

The devil catches most souls in a golden net. ~ German Proverbs

A wooden bed is better than a golden coffin. ~ Russian Proverbs

In a house of gold the clocks are of lead. ~ Swiss Proverbs

A golden cage does not feed the bird. ~ Italian Proverbs

Little thieves have iron chains; big thieves have gold ones. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Better to have a friend on the road than gold and silver in your purse. ~ French Proverb

A mule laden with gold is welcome at every castle. ~ Armenian Proverb

Better your own copper than another man’s gold. ~ Georgian Proverb

A donkey decked in gold is better than an over-laden horse. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Quotations about Gold

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired. ~ Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

When Gold argues the cause, eloquence is impotent. ~ Publilius Syrus

Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

Gold is the fool’s curtain, which hides all his defects from the world. ~ Owen Felltham (Feltham)

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine. ~ Rumi

The idea that to make a man work you’ve got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We’ve done that for so long that we’ve forgotten there’s any other way. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Whose gold is double with a careful hand, his cares are double. ~ Francis Quarles

Poor is the man who can boast of nothing more than gold. ~ William Scott Downey

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. ~ Dan Gable

Gold–what can it not do, and undo? ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Gold often commends the unworthy. ~ Edward Counsel

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. ~ Democritus

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls. ~ Antoine de Rivarol

Time will run back and fetch the Age of Gold. ~ John Milton

To what do you not drive human hearts, cursed for craving gold! ~ Ariana Franklin

The plague of gold strikes far and near. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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 the frost. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

Yellow-colored objects appear to be gold. ~ Aristotle Quotes

Labour was the first price, the original purchase – money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. ~ Adam Smith

Gold is a living god and rules in scorn, all earthly things but virtue. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

A mask of gold hides all deformities. ~ Thomas Dekker

Gold is so heavy it settles down upon the lowest souls. ~ Austin O’Malley

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

The scholar does not consider gold and jade to be precious treasures, but loyalty and good faith. ~ Confucius Quotes

Gold is, in its last analysis, the sweat of the poor and the blood of the brave. ~ Joseph Napoleon

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. ~ John Burroughs

The dead spend no gold. ~ Roy Thomas & Clara Noto

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Because its blessings are abused, must gold be censured, cursed, accused? ~ John Gay

Love is the only gold. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

Gold gathers more than a shovel. ~ Edward Counsel

Gold loves to make its way through guards, and breaks through barriers of stone more easily than the lightning’s bolt. ~ Horace

All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue. ~ Plato

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

If all were rich, gold would be penniless. ~ Philip James Bailey

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