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

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Stronger than thunder's winged force
All-powerful gold can speed its course;
Through watchful guards its passage make,
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Stronger than thunder's winged force
All-powerful gold can speed its course;
Through watchful guards its passage make,
And loves through solid walls to break.
[Lat., Aurum per medios ire satellites
Et perrumpere amat saxa potentius
Ictu fulmineo.]

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Accursed thirst for gold! what dost thou not compel mortals to
do?
[Lat., Quid non mortalia pectora cogis,
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Accursed thirst for gold! what dost thou not compel mortals to
do?
[Lat., Quid non mortalia pectora cogis,
Auri sacra fames?]

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

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

by Turkish Proverb Found in: Gold Quotes,
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Gold will be slave or master.

Gold will be slave or master.

by Horace Found in: Gold Quotes,
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Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.

Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.

by Carter G. Woodson Found in: Gold Quotes,
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Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.

Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.

by Yiddish Proverb Found in: Gold Quotes,
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What nature wants, commodious gold bestows;
'Tis thus we cut the bread another sows.

What nature wants, commodious gold bestows;
'Tis thus we cut the bread another sows.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Gold Quotes,
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Speech is silver; silence is golden.

Speech is silver; silence is golden.

by Swiss Proverb Found in: Gold Quotes,
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Gold is a vain and foolish fancy.
[Fr., L'or est une chimere.]

Gold is a vain and foolish fancy.
[Fr., L'or est une chimere.]

by Augustus Eugene Scribe Found in: Gold Quotes,
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