Quotes by gold-hoarding

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  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    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.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
  • Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
    Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
    American academic, feminist and author 1926-2003
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    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.
  • Burnie Burns
    Burnie Burns
    American writer, actor, producer and director 1973-
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    '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.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    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
    Sir Richard Burton
    British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat 1821-1890
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    A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
  • Thomas Dekker
    Thomas Dekker
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    A mask of gold hides all deformities.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    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.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy.
  • Carl Perkins
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    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.
  • Bryan Ferry
    Bryan Ferry
    English singer and songwriter 1945-
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    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.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    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.
  • Paula Nelson
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    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.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    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.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    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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