It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
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.
Gold all is not that doth golden seem.
Much have I traveled in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen.
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.
If you view life as a gold rush, you’re going to end up worshiping a golden calf. And when you call for help, and that golden calf can’t respond, you go under.
In reality there is no such thing as an inflation of prices, relatively to gold. There is such a thing as a depreciated paper currency.
The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night, the red gold of my heart.
Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.
When very large stars die, they create temperatures so high that protons begin to fuse in all sorts of exotic combinations, to form all the elements of the periodic table. If, like me, you’re wearing a gold ring, it was forged in a supernova explosion.