Gold Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old gold quotes, gold sayings, and gold proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Gold gathers more than a shovel.     

Edward Counsel

Gold does not rust on the ground, and rocks don't get soaked in the rain.     

Turkish Proverb

Pure gold does not rust. Only gold alloys do so. You may have golden dreams. But if you go in the company of toxic people, you become a 'gold alloy' and what that means is that you can rust at any time!     

Israelmore Ayivor

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.     

Napoleon Hill

Are you looking for gold, friend? Look around you; anything useful to you is pure gold, pure silver!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.     

Antoine Rivarol

Gold opens all locks, no lock will hold against the power of gold.     

George Herbert

Gold may shine; but it has no true light.     

Kristian Goldmund Aumann

As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.     

English Proverb

All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.     


Gold is so heavy it settles down upon the lowest souls.     

Austin O'Malley

If a man has gold, he lives with the terror that someone will take it away from him, so he builds walls around it. Then everyone knows where the gold is, so they come and take it. That's the way it always goes, brother. Fools and gold, together.     

Conn Iggulden

Second-hand gold is as good as new.     

Ken Alstad

Because gold is honest money it is disliked by dishonest men.     

Ron Paul

A mask of gold hides all deformities.     

Thomas Dekker

Gold often commends the unworthy.     

Edward Counsel

Gold authenticity can only be tested under maximum fire. The same holds true with regard to manhood.     

Moutasem Algharati

The desire for gold is the most universal and deeply rooted commercial instinct of the human race.     

Gerald M. Loeb

We must learn who is gold, and who is gold plated.     


If gold rusts, what then can iron do?     

Geoffrey Chaucer

There is gold everywhere, most people are not trained to see it.     

Robert Kiyosaki

Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired.     

Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

Gold makes monsters of men.     

Erin Bowman

Those that go gold into the furnace will come out no worse.     

Matthew Henry

Gold gives to the ugliest thing a certain charming air, For that without it were else a miserable affair.      

Jean Baptiste Moliere

No gold glitters like that which is our own.     

Eliza Cook

Gold is money. Everything else is credit.     

J. P. Morgan

Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create.     

Abraham Cowley

Do not hold everything as gold that shines like gold.     

Alain de Lille

Where gold speaks every tongue is silent.