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The lust of gold succeeds the rage of conquest; The lust of gold, unfeeling and remorseless! The last corruption of degenerate man. - Samuel Johnson

Truth and the knowledge of the ages are often the hardest and most intangible thing to learn in life. But, once comprehended and fully understood, they will provide the possessor with a wealth of wisdom and insight more valuable than both gold and diamonds combined. - Joseph P. Martino

So delicate yesterday, the night singing birds by the creek. Their words were: You may make a jewellery flower out of gold and rubies and emeralds, but it will have not fragrance. - Jalal-Uddin Rumi

We are educated in the grossest ignorance, and no art omitted to stifle our natural reason; if some few get above their nurses instructions, our knowledge must rest concealed and be as useless to the world as gold in the mine. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

I give not gold for mere expectations. - Lord Alfred Tennyson

Destroyers seize gold and leave to its owner a counterfeit pile of paper. This kills all objective standards and delivers men into the arbitrary power of an arbitrary setter of values. Gold was an objective value, an equivalent of wealth produced. Paper is a mortgage on wealth that does not exist, backed by a gun aimed at those who are expected to produce it. - Ayn Rand

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi

Nothing can be compared to a faithful friend, and no weight of gold and silver is able to countervail the goodness of his fidelity. - Apocrypha