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American writer 1837-1921
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.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
American academic, feminist and author 1926-2003
To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
American writer, actor, producer and director 1973-
'The Amazing Race' has always been the gold standard of reality television to me. It's smart, it's funny, and it's entertaining as hell.
American economist 1953-
A gold standard doesn't imply stability in the prices of the goods and services that people buy every day, it implies a stability in the price of gold itself.
Sir Richard Burton
British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat 1821-1890
A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
A mask of gold hides all deformities.
Abraham J. Heschel
Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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.
English poet 1612-1680
A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy.
After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It's in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin' at it.
English singer and songwriter 1945-
All those rappers, they're the only glamorous people working in music now. They dress up in these chains of gold, cars, girls and this and that, high-heeled shoes.
English writer 1667-1745
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work. Gold-hoarding goes against the American grain; it fits in better with European pessimism than with America's traditional optimism.
American economist 1926-
An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
American journalist and filmmaker
An offer to fight Muhammad Ali came after Stevenson won his second Olympic gold in Montreal in 1976. Stevenson was at his peak. The world had never seen a heavyweight with the tools Stevenson brought into the ring.
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