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Abraham Joshua Heschel
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
Petitions, not sweetened with gold, are but unsavory and oft refused; or, if received, are pocketed, not read.
What nature wants, commodious gold bestows; 'Tis thus we cut the bread another sows.
Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough or gold in bars. They are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. Their critical lab has scales and weights, but neither crucible or touchstone.
The dullest man in the world is charming beyond belief when he's pouring gold coins from one hand to the other.
A gold standard is to the moochers and looters in government what sunlight and garlic are to vampires.
There was all this wonderful gold, and I felt like it was attacking me. Such a wonderful thing in the world I lived in, but in this world, it was a curse, such a heavy burden to bear.
Light is gold to one who values sight.
You are not just white, but a rainbow of colors. You are not just black, but golden. You are not just a nationality, but a citizen of the world. You are not just for the right or left, but for what is right over the wrong. You are not just rich or poor, but always wealthy in the mind and heart. You are not perfect, but flawed. You are flawed, but you are just. You may just be human, but you are also a magnificent reflection of God.
Count art by gold, and it fetters the feet it once winged.
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
Now I know the difference between a rousing reception and a pat on the back. Now I know the difference between a gold in Commonwealth Games and a bronze in Olympics.
Henry Van Dyke
In love and friendship, small, steady payments on a gold basis are better than immense promissory notes.
No one likes a show-off, but if parallel parking was an Olympic sport, I would get gold, no probs.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold.
Welcome to the age of paper money, where governments and central banks can manufacture as much money as they want without limit. Gold was the last limit. Its banishment as a standard unleashed the inflation monster and leviathan itself, which has swelled beyond comprehension.
Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance.
Measuring national prestige by gold medals is like using Viagra to judge the potency of a man.
And therefore, Uncle, though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that [Christmas] has done me good, and will do me good; and I say, God bless it!
We are in a world of irredeemable paper money - a state of affairs unprecedented in history.
The respect that is only bought by gold is not worth much.
Government has become a machine that runs only when gold coins are inserted.
After watching my first World Series in 1977, I wanted to be Reggie Jackson. I bought a big Reggie poster. I ate Reggie candy bars. I entered a phase during which I insisted on having the same style of glasses Reggie had: gold wire frames with the double bar across.
Buying gold is just buying a put against the idiocy of the political cycle. It's that simple.
If you have a heart of gold, you have the soul of a diamond.
Leonardo Da Vinci
O speculators about perpetual motion, how many vain chimeras have you created in the like quest? Go and take your place with the seekers after gold.
Constantly seek criticism. A well thought out critique of what you're doing is as valuable as gold
Extended empires are like expanded gold, exchanging solid strength for feeble splendor.
I'm a bit of a traditionalist; the ballroom is all about tails and I never mess about with that. But for the Latin you can have a bit fun: tight trousers, gold shirt open to my waist, be a bit ridiculous.
My treasure chest is filled with gold. Gold . . . gold . . . gold . . . Vagabond's gold and drifter's gold . . . Worthless, priceless, dreamer's gold . . . Gold of the sunset . . . gold of the dawn . . .Gold of the showertrees on my lawn . . . Poet's gold and artist's gold . . . Gold that can not be bought or sold - Gold.
...and you will hold me with your wondering eyes in the serenity of purest mind at the dreams edge of my quiet golden shores accompanied by the melodies of emerald blue rippling waves where I will always remain voicing harmony in the over the rainbow soothing memories of your heart...
A species to consider the rich soil to be poor than the refined Gold, Humans
Excellence is making a rubber shoe initially; later making a leather shoe; then later making a leather shoe with gold medal on top and then making a golden shoe with diamond medal on top; going to make a real diamond shoe!
I went to the circus, and loafed around the back side till the watchman went by, and then dived in under the tent. I had my twenty-dollar gold piece and some other money, but I reckoned I better save it.... I ain't opposed to spending money on circuses, when there ain't no other way, but there ain't no use in wasting it on them.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The possession of gold has ruined fewer men than the lack of it. What noble enterprises have been checked and what fine souls have been blighted in the gloom of poverty the world will never know.
I put my pants on just like the rest of you - one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records.
Living without art is an eternal regret. Look up for art, as if you are looking for gold and silver.
Everything that glitters more than gold is not gold.
I'm living a dream. I hope in 10 years people will know me as a gold medalist.
I am happy that we have somebody like Lewis [Hamilton]. I also couldn't be like Lewis. I don't like gold jewelry!
Surely Love is a wonderful thing. It is more precious than emeralds, and dearer than fine opals. Pearls and pomegranates cannot buy it, nor is it set forth in the marketplace. It may not be purchased of the merchants, for can it be weighed out in the balance for gold.
George S. Clason
You've learned the lessons well. You first learned to live on less than you earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who are competent. Lastly, you've learned to make gold work for you.
To gold and silver nature hath given no use that we may not well lack.
Remember that Divinity is the true self of Man. It cannot be sold for gold; neither can it be heaped up as are the riches of the world today. The rich man has cast off his Divinity, and has clung to his gold. And the young today have forsaken their Divinity and pursue self-indulgence and pleasure.
George S. Clason
We are weary of being without gold in the midst of plenty. We wish to become men of means.
The code of competence is the only system of morality that's on a gold standard.
If you have the opportunities of Berkshire, an investment in gold is dumb.
In the long run, the gold price has to go up in relation to paper money. There is no other way. To what price, that depends on the scale of the inflation - and we know that inflation will continue.
Life is the most precious of all treasures. Even one extra day of life is worth more than ten million ryo of gold.
the unconscious of an artist is her greatest treasure. It is what transmutes the dross of autobiography into the gold of myth.