Quotes and Sayings about Gold



"Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Life, Gold, Man)

"Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Space, Wonder)

"Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you."
- Alan Alda
"Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Silence)

"It goes back to a style of moviemaking I remember seeing as a child, in movies like The Man With The Golden Arm, which I think was shot all on a sound stage."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Movies, Man, Sound, Style)

"I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Gold)

"You do not boo an Olympic Gold Medalist. I'm the best in the world. I came here for you. You dont' boo me."
- Kurt Angle
(Related: Gold, World)

"A gold book, fastened together in the shape of a book by wires of the same metal, had been dug up in the northern part of the state of New York, and along with the book an enormous pair of gold spectacles!"
- Charles Anthon
(Related: Gold, State)

"A Boston man is the east wind made flesh."
- Thomas Gold Appleton
(Related: Boston, Man, Wind)

"Good Americans, when they die, go to Paris."
- Thomas Gold Appleton
(Related: Americans, Paris)

"I made a gym, it's the best gym in Nicaragua, I have kids that this year July 6th through the 11th will be fighting and then will go on to the Central American Games and I'm sure at least one will win a gold medal."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: American, Fighting, Games, Gold, July, Kids, Will)

"A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Gold, Sense)

"Our planes should be full, which among other things means we have a golden opportunity... to build on the momentum reflected in the financial results we are reporting today."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Opportunity, Financial, Results, Today)

"Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Life, People, Celebrity, Famous, Gold)

"I produced and directed a movie a couple years ago that won some awards that Samuel Goldwyn released called 'The Last Good Time'. I wrote, produced and directed it, but I wasn't in it."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Time, Awards, Years)

"I live to hail that season by gifted one foretold, when men shall live by reason, and not alone by gold."
- George Linnaeus Banks
(Related: Men, Gold, Reason)

"And should think freedom more to prize, than all the gold in world that is."
- John Barbour
(Related: Freedom, Gold, World)

"And the whole Oscar thing, that is just surreal: you spend months and months doing promotion, and then come back to reality with this golden thing in your hands. You put it in the office and then you just have to look at it sitting on the shelf. And, after about two weeks, you go: 'What is that doing there?'"
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Months, Office, Promotion, Reality)

"You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip."
- J. M. Barrie
"You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by."
- James M. Barrie
"And Fall, with her yeller harvest moon and the hills growin' brown and golden under a sinkin' sun."
- Roy Bean
(Related: Harvest, Moon, Sun)

"More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Gold, Islands, Sky)

"I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Humor, Friend, Gold, Man, Sense)

"There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between."
- Thomas Beecham
(Related: Public, Rules)

"Some people are born to lift heavy weights, some are born to juggle golden balls."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: People)

"I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture, a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United States about eight or nine ago."
- Rand Beers
(Related: states, United)

"Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Virtue, Children, Gold)

"Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family."
- Joachim du Bellay
(Related: Family, Life, Man, Rest)

"Outside came in '60. The Edge in '61. All three made Gold, but the biggest seller was Inside."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Gold)

"Victor Young had been hired to write the score for the dances of The Ten Commandments but he became very ill. You were then hired to write the score. But at the same time you'd written The Man with the Golden Arm score."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Time, Man)

"Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn't a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Gold, Innovation, Now, Pretty, Questions, Right)

"I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Attention, Bank account, Gold, Scandal, Trying)

"Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine."
- Isabella Bird
(Related: Gold, Medicine, Weight, Worth)

"There is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow."
- Karen Black
(Related: End, Gold)

"There was a golden retriever who saved countless lives on September 11 by going back in to find people. His companion was in a wheelchair. He got him out and kept going back in to save others."
- Linda Blair
(Related: People)

"Even if I hadn't have been nominated for an Oscar, to have won the Golden Glove was just fantastic."
- Brenda Blethyn
"People have said to me, You can't write songs. You can't play an instrument. But I've got 10 gold records."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: People, Gold, Play, Songs)

"We all live in a televised goldfish bowl."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
"One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself."
- Claude M. Bristol
(Related: Gold, Spirit)

"Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Gold, Will)

"Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: End, Gold)

"Yeah, that's what kind of, we get the idea a little bit yeah, because other people from different countries also try as hard as they can to get a medal or a gold medal in the Olympic Games. And you know, if they can work hard, we can work hard as well."
- Inge de Bruijn
(Related: Work, People, Idea, Countries, Games, Gold)

"McCarthy emerged in the person of Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin."
- Pat Buchanan
"If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot."
- John Bunyan
(Related: Comfort, Quiet, Will)

"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."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Love, Work, Gold, Patience, Promises, Self, Service, Worth)

"A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Gold, Man)

"A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Virtue, Gold)

"It is tact that is golden, not silence."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Silence, Tact)

"Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold, and its preservation is a fine thing."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Gold, Mystery)

"Party of Five won a Golden Globe, it was a well-written television series."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Party, Television)

"Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings."
- Andreas Capellanus
(Related: Earth, Giving, Gold, Sea, Woman)

"But I have learned a thing or two; I know as sure as fate, when we lock up our lives for wealth, the gold key comes too late."
- Will Carleton
(Related: Wealth, Fate, Gold, Key)

"I don't like to have to pan for gold when I read."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Gold)

"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Education, Freedom, Key)

"On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: First, Gold, Nothing, Senses)

"I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down without ceasing among the happy multitude."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Gold)

"Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Darkness, Discovery, Order)

"Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Personality, Pets)

"The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Home, Family, Society, Fight, Fighting, Gain, Gold, May, Winter)

"Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and the British Academy announcing its nominations, of which Sideways received only one, I'm feeling pretty humbled these days."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Winning, Feeling, Pretty)

"A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself."
- Emile M. Cioran
"To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Feeling, Gold)

"But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Gold, Quantity, Quest)

"Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Paradise, Gold, Treasure, Wishes, World)

"A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Talent)

"Fifty years ago wealth was stored and transmitted physically through gold bars, stock certificates, bank notes, and coins."
- Scott Cook
(Related: Wealth, Gold, Years)

"We Spaniards know a sickness of the heart that only gold can cure."
- Hernando Cortez
(Related: Heart, Cure, Gold, Sickness)

"Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in."
- Phil Crane
(Related: People, American, Generations, Influence)

"I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists."
- Harry Crosby
(Related: Gay, Wind, World)

"I have a golden Lab who goes everywhere with me. He's a great leveler."
- Sheryl Crow
"My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won."
- Betty Cuthbert
(Related: Work, Gold, Salvation)

"To shipbrokers, coal was black gold."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Gold)

"Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds."
- Rene Daumal
(Related: Experience, Gold, Value, Words)

"It's fool's gold if you are winning games and are not playing the right way."
- Antonio Davis
(Related: Winning, Fool, Games, Gold, Right)

"I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Success, Work, Goal, Eternity)

"Most orgies that you go to, I have found, most of it is sad. All that wildness, all those laughs were like the shining silver and gold paper on packages, but there was nothing inside."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Gold, Nothing)

"Bill Rehnquist makes Barry Goldwater look like a liberal."
- John Dean
(Related: Liberal)

"Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Father, Day)

"Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Health, Sleep)

"A mask of gold hides all deformities."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Gold)

"Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Kiss, Eyes, Smiles)

"Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul."
- Democritus
(Related: Happiness, Soul, Gold, Possessions)

"I have records in gold, in platinum, I have two Oscars, I have Grammys and so on."
- Celine Dion
(Related: Gold)

"It's a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games, who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts, which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay."
- Cory Doctorow
(Related: Day, Games, Girls, Gold, Shops)

"Our seniors have worked long and hard to better the economy, raise families and serve their communities. They deserve to live independent and active lives in their golden years."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Economy, Years)

"If I never sang on a record again I can still look at my walls. They are covered floor to ceiling with gold and platinum records from all over the world."
- Don Dokken
(Related: Gold, World)

"I really wanted the MTV Award the most, It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat."
- Kirsten Dunst
"Winning Commonwealth gold was just totally unbelievable."
- Michael East
(Related: Winning, Gold)

"The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone."
- George Eliot
(Related: Life, Angels, Moments, Nothing, Past, Visit)

"Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Gold)

"The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Desire, Freedom, Gold)

"It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble."
- Epicurus
(Related: Fear, Lying, Trouble)

"Dad made it to Gold Shield Detective, so he always busted Robin, my oldest brother, and me. Always got caught, whatever we were doing."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Dad, Brother, Gold)

"Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world."
- Euripides
(Related: Virtue, Gold, World)

"Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold."
- Euripides
(Related: Wealth, Gold)

"Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world."
- John Evelyn
(Related: Friendship, Heart, World)

"I don't want to hear again from the attorney general or anyone on this floor that this government has shown it can be trusted to use the power we give it with restraint and care."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Government, Power, Care, Restraint, Want)

"What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?"
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Community, Harm, Job, Legislators, Right, Sense)

"If a trip is worth taking, members of Congress should be prepared to justify paying for it out of their office accounts."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Congress, Office, Worth)

"It is not only all right but necessary to stand up to George Bush."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Right)

"The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Afghanistan, Behavior, Iraq, Military)

"This has not been a legislative process worthy of the Senate. Members of the Judiciary Committee, as I just said, were implored to save their amendments for the floor. Then, when we got here, we were told no amendments could be accepted."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Committee, Senate)

"Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: American, Countries, Democrats, Jobs, Republicans, Trade, Workers)

"We should not use special budget procedures to jam through legislation to drill in the Arctic Refuge. This topic is too important to the public to address it in such a back-door manner. We should be having a full, open discussion of the issue during an energy debate."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Debate, Energy, Legislation, Open, Public)

"Health care for all Americans is the most pressing domestic issue today. It's far past time for the President and Congress to deliver health care to everyone."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Health, Time, Americans, Care, Congress, Past, President, Today)

"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."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Music, People, Dress, Girls, Gold, Now)

"The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Work, Idea, Growth, Eyes, Gold, Man)

"So see every opportunity as golden, and keep your eyes on the prize - yours, not anybody else's."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes)

"To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: People)

"As far as my solo record, I don't want a gold record or anything, I'm happy to be small and to have the people appreciate the music who really like me for being me."
- John Frusciante
(Related: Music, People, Being, Gold, Want)

"Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Gold)

"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts."
- Dan Gable
(Related: Determination, Gold)

"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Health, Wealth, Gold)

"The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Government, Purpose, Gold, Value, Want, World)

"The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal."
- Mitch Gaylord
(Related: Gold, Memory)

"Silver and gold the Gods have denied them, whether in mercy or in wrath, I am unable to determine."
- Germanicus
(Related: Gods, Gold, Mercy, Wrath)

"The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Dreams, Men, Gold)

"My father dealt in stocks and shares and my mother also had a lot of time on her hands."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Time, Mother, Father)

"Really, sex and laughter do go very well together, and I wondered - and I still do - which is more important."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Sex, Laughter)

"I got all the schooling any actress needs. That is, I learned to write enough to sign contract."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Needs)

"Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Idea, Fighting, Tongue, Woman)

"All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Friend, Theory)

"Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Body, Light, Listening, Writer)

"He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Childhood, Hurt)

"Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)

"I nicknamed everyone in the gym. It was easier than remembering their names."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Names)

"Everybody thinks that I did this and I did that, but I just went along with the times."
- Joe Gold
"I couldn't pronounce Arnold Schwarzenegger, so I called him Balloon Belly."
- Joe Gold
"I've been very lucky in my life."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Life)

"It was the highlight of my life being in the Mae West show, because I saw and did things I never had before."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Life, Being)

"That's the object of going to a gym, having fun."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Fun)

"They came from all over the world to work out at Gold's Gym."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Work, Gold, World)

"To keep it simple you run your gym like you run your house. Keep it clean and in good running order. No jerks allowed, members pay on time and if they give you any crap, throw them out. There's peace where there's order."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Peace, Time, Order, Running)

"When they get a 50-inch waist and a gorilla butt, it's ugly looking - and I think bodybuilding has become ugly looking."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Ugly)

"Gold's was the first bodybuilding gym made for bodybuilders."
- Joe Gold
(Related: First, Gold)

"For anyone who has that calling and is trying also to make a living at it, it is really hard."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Living, Trying)

"From the minute I heard music I knew why I was born."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Music)

"I don't know what else I would have done, because I love music too much."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Love, Music)

"I'm praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool. I hope never to have to revisit that, but I learned a lot, I'm cancer free with a bright and hopeful future."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Hope, Cancer, Future)

"I've been in New York City now for 22 years."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Now, Years)

"Ilene Weiss and I went to Girls High together."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Girls)

"Im an animal love, but I don't have the smarts to be a vet, or the heart to have been a vet cause I cry over any wounded animal."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Love, Heart, Cause)

"I'm as healthy as an ox."
- Julie Gold
"In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid. I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age."
- Thomas Gold
(Related: Age, Virtue, Being)

"I wrote somewhere during the Cold War that I sometimes wish the Iron Curtain were much taller than it is, so that you could see whether the development of science with no communication was parallel on the two sides. In this case it certainly wasn't."
- Thomas Gold
(Related: Science, War, Development, Communication, Iron curtain)

"I'm not acting, but I am acting."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Acting)

"My body started to shut down. I got really, really ill. When you're starving yourself, you can't concentrate. I was like a walking zombie, like the walking dead. I was just consumed with what I would eat, what I wouldn't eat."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Body, Walking)

"Life comes full circle."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Life)

"I've got a pretty good appetite right now."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Appetite, Now, Pretty, Right)

"I've experienced the tabloids when I had anorexia."
- Tracey Gold
"I've been so in my moment about my life."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Life)

"I'm the most cynical person, and I know what that sounds like when you say, I don't drink and drive, and I don't. But I know people look at that with skepticism, and I understand."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: People, Skepticism)

"I had a very public battle with anorexia."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Battle, Public)

"Anorexia, you starve yourself. Bulimia, you binge and purge. You eat huge amounts of food until you're sick and then you throw up. And anorexia, you just deny yourself. It's about control."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Food, Control)

"I am the person who is a mother against drunk driver."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Mother)

"Any actor will tell you, anybody in the public eye, that the tabloids are the worst kind of ramification of being a celebrity."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Actor, Being, Celebrity, Eye, Public, Will)

"I don't believe things happen in vain. I believe they happen for a reason."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Reason)

"I'm not a religious person. I'm Catholic, so I consider myself more of a spiritual person. I believe in God."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: God, Religious, Spiritual)

"I had years of therapy to recover from this. A lot of it had to with being a people pleaser, being the ultimate good girl. I wanted everyone to like me. I didn't really have a voice. I was afraid of growing up."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: People, Being, Growing up, Therapy, Voice, Years)

"I have faith in the justice system, and what will happen will happen. I'm just trying to do the right thing."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Faith, Justice, Right, Trying, Will)

"I just don't like to drive. I'm not a bad driver, I just don't like to drive."
- Tracey Gold
"I knew that by getting behind the wheel of the car and having had something to drink, the responsibility laid on my shoulders."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Car, Responsibility)

"I love acting. But I love being a mother. To be a full mother and a full person, you have to do what you love, and that's acting. But I like the best of both worlds."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Love, Mother, Acting, Being)

"I remember that all of a sudden, the car felt like I couldn't control it. It was absolutely the most horrifying experience. We rolled over, off the freeway. I think there was something wrong with the car."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Car, Experience, Control, Wrong)

"I unwittingly became sort of this anorexia spokeswoman."
- Tracey Gold
"I will never have a drink and get behind the wheel of a car. It's not illegal to drink and drive, but there becomes a certain point where it does become a crime."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Car, Crime, Will)

"I'll always have a baby face."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Baby)

"I didn't think I was fat. I just thought I didn't need to gain any weight. But I would drop weight and then I would be comfortable with that number. Then I would lose more weight and that would become my new number."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Thought, Gain, Weight)

"You can stay in therapy your whole life, but you've got to live life and not talk about life."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Life, Talk, Therapy)

"All I need to do to stay healthy is look at my three boys."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Boys)

"When I was 19 years old, I came down with anorexia. I had it for about a year before it became public. And it had a lot to do with my self-esteem."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Old, Public, Self, Years)

"After the crash happened, I was so humiliated and embarrassed. I thought of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, that they must hate me."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Thought, Hate, Mothers)

"You don't have the judgment after you've had the drink. If something truly catastrophic had happened that evening, I don't know how I could have lived with myself. I feel like I've gotten a second chance."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Chance, Evening, Judgment)

"You can't enjoy life if you're not nourishing your body."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Life, Body)

"You can never prepare yourself enough to see your mug shot and DUI."
- Tracey Gold
"Sometimes I forget about taking care of myself."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Care, Forget)

"Our family has gone through a very difficult time. My husband and I have taken the brunt of it. I've never known what it truly felt like to be so sad and desperate inside."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Family, Time, Husband)

"Shame, shame, shame. How many times have I told you not to be frightened? Have I not told you God looks after all his children?"
- Willis Goldbeck
(Related: God, Children, Shame)

"The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it."
- Arthur J. Goldberg
(Related: Constitution, Devotion, Neutrality, Religious, Results)

"The basic guarantees of our Constitution are warrants for the here and now, and unless there is an overwhelmingly compelling reason, they are to be promptly fulfilled."
- Arthur J. Goldberg
(Related: Constitution, Now, Reason)

"Law not served by power is an illusion; but power not ruled by law is a menace which our nuclear age cannot afford."
- Arthur J. Goldberg
(Related: Age, Power, Illusion, Law)

"If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock."
- Arthur J. Goldberg
(Related: Columbus, Committee)

"Modern diplomats approach every problem with an open mouth."
- Arthur Joseph Goldberg
(Related: Open)

"The trick is to be there when it's settled."
- Arthur Joseph Goldberg
"The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone."
- Bernard Goldberg
(Related: Time, Evening, News)

"You can say I give you this information as a dispassionate observer."
- Bill Goldberg
(Related: Information)

"No, if there is an aspect of the executive branch of the government that needs looking at, I'm liable to be called in to look at it. But I'm not the only one."
- Bill Goldberg
(Related: Government, Needs)

"Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way."
- Isaac Goldberg
(Related: Diplomacy)

"There is that smaller world which is the stage, and that larger stage which is the world."
- Isaac Goldberg
(Related: World)

"If power made one evil, then God would be the Devil."
- Jonah Goldberg
(Related: Power, God, Devil)

"The problem with the United Nations is that while democracy within nations is the best available form of government, democracy among nations can be a moral disaster - especially if some nations are not democracies."
- Jonah Goldberg
(Related: Government, Democracy, Disaster, Nations, United)

"Getting the support of Syria is the moral equivalent of winning the Klan's endorsement - it might be useful but it doesn't necessarily speak well of you."
- Jonah Goldberg
(Related: Winning, Support)

"If we say that anyone who "moralizes" must be perfect morally then we are in effect saying no one can moralize."
- Jonah Goldberg
(Related: Effect, Saying)

"Our fear of hypocrisy is forcing us to live in a world where gluttons are fine, so long as they champion gluttony."
- Jonah Goldberg
(Related: Fear, Gluttony, Hypocrisy, World)

"Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Life, Love, Right)

"When you are present, the world is truly alive."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Present, World)

"Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Trust, Love, Will)

"That's very nice if they want to publish you, but don't pay too much attention to it. It will toss you away. Just continue to write."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Attention, Want, Will)

"Talk when you talk, walk when you walk, and die when you die."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Talk)

"Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Lie, Earth, Nothing, State, Stress)

"Sometimes when you think you are done, it is just the edge of beginning. Probably that's why we decide we're done. It's getting too scary. We are touching down onto something real. It is beyond the point when you think you are done that often something strong comes out."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Beginning)

"Read books. They are good for us."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Books)

"Never underestimate people. They do desire the cut of truth."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Truth, People, Desire)

"And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous to me than finding the weight of the earth because I didn't care how much the earth weighed."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Care, Earth, Nothing, Weight)

"And uh, I'm glad that I still have my hands and my eyes to work with."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Work, Eyes)

"And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm just the same person as I always was."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Success, Personality, Wonder)

"And during my college, at the end of the junior year I worked in a mine."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: College, End)

"Yeah, yeah. I, I don't think I'm always right. But I don't think young people are always right, either."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: People, Right)

"Uh, I just had an operation last March which was rather serious and I'm recuperating now. I'm on a very bland diet. But, uh, I'm lucky, I was just lucky, that's all."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Diet, March, Now)

"I didn't write because in the corps I took mining engineering of all things and, you know, they, they graduate a mining engineer as a sort of an illiterate."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Engineering)

"I, I don't think anybody's continually happy, uh, except idiots, you know. You know, you have to have little moments of depression."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Depression, Idiots, Moments)

"I didn't have any real art training, but when I was about twelve nad thirteen, another boy and I went to a sign painter's house every Friday night and took lessons."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Art, Night, Training)

"And, uh, I've got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Books, Cartoons)

"It just happened that the public happened to, uh, appreciate the satirical quality of these crazy things."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Quality, Public)

"Naturally, I'm conservative; I'm a Republican. I always was."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Conservative, Republican)

"When I did sports cartoons, I used to uh, go to fights."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Sports, Cartoons)

"Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Machine, Nothing)

"When I started, I knew I didn't fit any visual that anyone was going to lie down and take their clothes off about. Work doesn't come to me; I go out and look for it."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Work, Lie, Clothes)

"When I listen to these women, it makes what I thought were my hard knocks feel like little nudges."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Women, Thought)

"Things happen to you out of luck, and if you get to stick around it's because you're talented."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Luck)

"The art of acting is to be other than what you are."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Art, Acting)

"That's the thing about Mother Nature, she really doesn't care what economic bracket you're in."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Nature, Mother, Care)

"Sitting at the table during Color Purple and looking up and suddenly realizing I was acting in front of Steven Spielberg, was pretty cool. It was pretty good."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Acting, Pretty)

"I don't really view communism as a bad thing."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Communism)

"When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Hope, Trouble)

"Born ham, that's basically me."
- Whoopi Goldberg
"For some reason, all artists have self-esteem issues."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Artists, Reason, Self)

"I am an artist, art has no color and no sex."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Art, Sex, Artist)

"I am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said, you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That's exactly what I've done."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Dream, American, Country, Want)

"I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Possibilities)

"Normal is in the eye of the beholder."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Eye)

"I don't look like Halle Berry. But chances are, she's going to end up looking like me."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: End)

"I grew up in a time when it would never have occurred to anyone to tell me there was anything I couldn't do."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Time)

"I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Imagination)

"I want Carl Sagan to explain the sky to me."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Sky, Want)

"I'm fighting the label of "Black" actress simply because it's very limiting in people's eyes, especially people who are making movies."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Movies, People, Eyes, Fighting)

"If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: American, Labor)

"It's being willing to walk away that gives you strength and power - if you're willing to accept the consequences of doing what you want to do."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Power, Strength, Being, Consequences, Want)

"I don't have pet peeves, I have whole kennels of irritation."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Pet)

"And I don't believe that I have to stay on one side of the fence or the other. I don't believe that there is any good career move or bad career move. I believe there are only the things that make me happy."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Career)

"An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Actor, Play, Woman)

"You've got to vote for someone. It's a shame, but it's got to be done."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Shame, Vote)

"You know, be an actor because you love to act. Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous, because that's luck."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Love, Act, Actor, Famous, Luck)

"Integrity has been enhanced."
- Paul Goldberger
(Related: Integrity)

"The taste of people with large bank accounts tends not to be on the cutting edge."
- Paul Goldberger
(Related: People, Taste)

"It fills one with a sense of architectural possibility."
- Paul Goldberger
(Related: Possibility, Sense)

"The movie feels to me like a real work of lovely art."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Art, Work)

"It's a delight to trust somebody so completely."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Trust, Delight)

"It's an important fact of life, war."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: War, Life, Fact)

"It's best not to stare at the sun during an eclipse."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Sun)

"It's mysterious what attracts you to a person."
- Jeff Goldblum
"It's nice to play a character that has a soulful, dependent, close relationship. It must mean my character is interesting in some way."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Character, Play)

"It's not charming to go on a show and say, I dunno. It doesn't fool anybody. There's nothing glamorous about it at all."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Fool, Nothing)

"If any movie people are watching this show, please, for me, have some respect. You wanna sell some tickets, act like you know what you're talking about."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: People, Act, Respect, Talking)

"No pay, no Goldblum. That's it."
- Jeff Goldblum
"No matter how you travel, it's still you going."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Travel)

"The original settlers of Alaska apparently were Russian."
- Jeff Goldblum
"This was one of the places people told me to go, it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: People)

"To be able to always have a super sense of who I was and my own real identity and be petty and seem informed and always thinking in thoughts would be great."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Thoughts, Identity, Sense, Thinking)

"Well, of course I would choose to be the top scientist in my field."
- Jeff Goldblum
"Well, Well, Well, its certainly a compelling provocative exciting delicious to think about idea, smart people say the universe is so big there must be something statistically it could be likely there could be something happening on some other world."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: People, Idea, Provocative, Universe, World)

"You never know in a movie if it's going to be a sequel, but right now I'm proud of what we produced."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Now, Right)

"My friend Ed Begley goes fishing. It's a little smelly to me, I don't like it so much. I like to eat fish, but I don't like to catch them."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Friend, Fish, Fishing)

"Even if I don't have a job, I work on plays and scenes."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Work, Job)

"People work harder when conditions are worse."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Work, People)

"I've turned my guest house into this little studio, and we have actors come over and do readings."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Actors, Guest)

"At the end of the movie all of us have this shared redemption."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: End)

"Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Heaven, Hell)

"How can you say when you're attracted to something? It's not easy to articulate my tastes."
- Jeff Goldblum
"I don't go to these places where there are belly dancers and this and that."
- Jeff Goldblum
"I love to be directed. They can trust me and go."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Love, Trust)

"I now, more and more, appreciate when I'm in a group of good people and get to work in good movies and projects. I'm wildly grateful and appreciative."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Movies, Work, People, Now, Projects)

"I thought, this is a good sign. There's something perfect and right about this."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Thought, Right)

"I, uh, don't think I'm, y'know, so different than your average, y'know, average."
- Jeff Goldblum
"I love the ocean. Boats, not so much."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Love, Boats, Ocean)

"I travel for work, but recently, friends said I should take major trips."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Travel, Work, Friends)

"What I had to do was keep the story within certain limits of what was, of course, plausible."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Limits)

"It is confusing, because in this culture we really don't have anything that corresponds to geisha."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Culture)

"Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Rivers)

"Passion can quickly slip to jealousy, or even hatred."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Hatred, Jealousy, Passion)

"This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Character, English, Woman)

"What I really wanted to know, though, was what it was like to be a geisha? Where do you sleep? What do you eat? How do you have your hair done?"
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Hair, Sleep)

"We can never flee the misery that is within us."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Misery)

"I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with me about the sights and then wish me best of luck."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Luck)

"Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Adversity, Tears, Wind)

"You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Men, Evening, Expectation, Houses, Quiet, Tea, Will)

"This time all the historical details and things were right. But I'd written it again in third person, and people found it dry. I decided to throw that one away."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Time, People, Right)

"I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Work, Mother, Father, College, Culture, Famous, Language, Man, School)

"I don't think any of us can speak frankly about pain until we are no longer enduring it."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Pain)

"I don't like things held up before me that I cannot have."
- Arthur Golden
"Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Women, Girls, Hair, Old, Silly, Want)

"Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Time, Mother, Thought, Fiction, Living, Reading, Writing)

"Sex in a woman's world has the same currency a penny has in a man's. Every penny saved is a penny earned in one world and in the next every sexual adventure is a literary experience."
- Harry Golden
(Related: Experience, Sex, Adventure, Literary, Man, Woman, World)

"The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work."
- Harry Golden
(Related: Work, Hard work, Luck)

"A major difference between witches and psychotherapists is that witches see the mental health of women as having important political consequences."
- Naomi R. Goldenberg
(Related: Health, Women, Consequences, Difference, Mental health, Witches)

"The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it."
- William Golding
(Related: Forget, Writer)

"The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off."
- William Golding
(Related: Life, Journey, Man, Will)

"Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind."
- William Golding
(Related: Flying, Sleep, Wind)

"Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry."
- William Golding
(Related: Nature, Birds, Job, Routine)

"Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket."
- William Golding
(Related: Experience, Language)

"He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience."
- William Golding
(Related: Patience, Sea)

"What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others."
- William Golding
(Related: Man)

"Childhood is a disease - a sickness that you grow out of."
- William Golding
(Related: Childhood, Disease, Sickness)

"My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder."
- William Golding
(Related: Faces)

"Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Life, Being, Effort, Necessity)

"To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Ideas, Character, American, Chaos, Mind, Radical, Result, Taste)

"There is no hope even that woman, with her right to vote, will ever purify politics."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Politics, Hope, Right, Vote, Will, Woman)

"The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Life, Being, Dignity, End, Liberty, Man, Right)

"The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Sacrifice, Purpose, Freedom, Religious, State)

"The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue."
- Emma Goldman
"The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another."
- Emma Goldman
"The most violent element in society is ignorance."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Society, Ignorance)

"The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Society, Thought, Independence, Sin)

"The individual whose vision encompasses the whole world often feels nowhere so hedged in and out of touch with his surroundings as in his native land."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Vision, Land, World)

"The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: History, Men, Women, Soul, Progress, Blood, Body, Cause, Man, Right, Woman)

"The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Sex, Development, Friend, Character, Being, Individuality, Will, Woman)

"When we can't dream any longer we die."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Dream)

"Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Effort)

"Woman, essentially a purist, is naturally bigoted and relentless in her effort to make others as good as she thinks they ought to be."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Effort, Woman)

"Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Expression, May, Poison)

"Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned, and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Prostitution)

"Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Business, Politics, World)

"Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested - for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: People, Baby, Colors, Day, Will)

"One cannot be too extreme in dealing with social ills; the extreme thing is generally the true thing."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Extreme)

"On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Love, Marriage, Examination, Will)

"No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Thought, Action, Revolution)

"No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Education, Sympathy, Soul, Wealth, Effort, Generosity, Kindness, Treasure)

"No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Time, Idea, Beginning, Law)

"Morality and its victim, the mother - what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?"
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Mother, Morality, Motherhood)

"Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Being, Necessity, Now, Woman)

"The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Life, Love, Rights, Vocation)

"Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Heaven, Poor, Spirit)

"All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Education, Mind, Will)

"Anarchism is the great liberator of man from the phantoms that have held him captive; it is the arbiter and pacifier of the two forces for individual and social harmony."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Harmony, Man)

"Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another."
- Emma Goldman
"Crime is naught but misdirected energy."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Crime, Energy)

"Direct action is the logical, consistent method of Anarchism."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Action)

"To the moralist prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the woman sells her body, but rather that she sells it out of wedlock."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Body, Fact, Prostitution, Woman)

"Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Love, Man, World)

"I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Roses)

"Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Caution, Mankind, World)

"Idealists foolish enough to throw caution to the winds have advanced mankind and have enriched the world."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Caution, Mankind, World)

"Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Women, Open)

"If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Love, Stress)

"If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Voting)

"Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Vision, Possibilities, Race)

"In the true sense one's native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Home, Land, Sense, Tradition)

"It is essential that we realize once and for all that man is much more of a sex creature than a moral creature. The former is inherent, the other is grafted on."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Sex, Man)

"If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Dance, Revolution, Want)

"It was as if Japan had fallen victim to a case of collective amnesia."
- Peter Goldman
"The bodies lay on the ground like damaged goods from a warehouse."
- Peter Goldman
"You can never trust what you read."
- William Goldman
(Related: Trust)

"Nobody knows anything."
- William Goldman
"But this is life on earth, you can't have everything."
- William Goldman
(Related: Life, Earth)

"We are men of action, lies do not become us."
- William Goldman
(Related: Men, Action, Lies)

"There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up."
- William Goldman
(Related: First, Job, Meetings)

"The easiest thing to do on earth is not write."
- William Goldman
(Related: Earth)

"One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print."
- William Goldman
(Related: Books, Day)

"Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something."
- William Goldman
(Related: Life, Selling, Pain)

"Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian."
- William Goldman
(Related: Wife)

"Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all."
- William Goldman
(Related: Life, Death)

"Yes, I am a failed playwright. I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30. They all flopped, and I fled."
- William Goldman
(Related: Time)

"Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life."
- William Goldman
(Related: Life, Being)

"As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential."
- William Goldman
(Related: Stars)

"The blush is beautiful, but it is sometimes convenient."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Blush)

"The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: World)

"A wise traveler never depreciates their own country."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Country)

"He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Sons)

"He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Country)

"He who talks much cannot talk well."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Talk)

"Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Accident, Actions, Fortune)

"Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Wishes)

"Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness."
- James Goldsmith
(Related: Virtue, Apathy, Neighbors, Tolerance, Weakness)

"If you see a bandwagon, it's too late."
- James Goldsmith
"If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys."
- James Goldsmith
"When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity."
- James Goldsmith
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Man)

"I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That's what I like the most."
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Related: People, Action, Choice, Film, Quiet, Relationships, Variety)

"I've been using the Mac solely for years, and got very comfortable with it."
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Related: Years)

"If our music survives, which I have no doubt it will, then it will because it is good."
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Related: Music, Doubt, Will)

"My wife has them all in a vault... a copy of every album."
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Related: Wife)

"Give a lift to a tomato, you expect her to be nice, don't ya? After all, what kind of dames thumb rides, Sunday school teachers?"
- Martin Goldsmith
(Related: School, Teachers)

"Life's like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it's the ninth inning."
- Martin Goldsmith
(Related: Life)

"Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all."
- Martin Goldsmith
(Related: Fate, Force, Reason)

"That's life. Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you."
- Martin Goldsmith
(Related: Life, Fate)

"Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Friendship, Love, Commerce)

"A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Anticipation, Calamity, Future, Lies, Past, Present, Regret)

"Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Strength, Conscience, Faults, Justice)

"Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Country, Politeness)

"Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Art, Harm)

"A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Home, Blind, Country, Curiosity, Man)

"All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Wife, Husband)

"As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Knowledge, Desire, Writers)

"If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Talk)

"Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!"
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Beauty, Happiness, Nature, Romance, Colors, Taste)

"Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Friendship, Pity)

"People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: People)

"Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Time, Glory)

"On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he was acting."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Acting)

"Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Modesty)

"Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Man)

"Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Life, Journey)

"Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Man)

"Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Men, Law, Poor)

"I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Family, Man, Opinion, Population, Service)

"Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Success, Time)

"Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Genius, Grammar, Learning, Liquor, Nonsense)

"Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Enemy)

"I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Love, Books, Friends, Manners, Old, Wine)

"Every absurdity has a champion to defend it."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Absurdity)

"Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Girls)

"Honour sinks where commerce long prevails."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Commerce)

"Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Hope)

"I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Wedding, Wife)

"The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Company, End, First, Fools, May, Melancholy, Smile)

"The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself."
- Oliver Goldsmith
"The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded with fruition."
- Oliver Goldsmith
"The jests of the rich are ever successful."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Successful)

"There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Virtue, Excellence, Faults, Vice)

"They say women and music should never be dated."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Music, Women)

"When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?"
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Art, Men, Charm, Folly, Guilt, Melancholy, Woman)

"Where wealth accumulates, men decay."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Men, Wealth)

"With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Humility)

"Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Want, World)

"You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Life)

"Tenderness is a virtue."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Virtue, Tenderness)

"The secret to true happiness is a combination of low expectations and insensitivity."
- Olivia Goldsmith
(Related: Happiness, Expectations)

"You need fighters like me to battle, because frankly The New York Times and the Washington Post are not going to fight the fights that I do."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Battle, Fight, Post, Washington)

"When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don't feel very good."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Wife, Son, Dying)

"I am not a prisoner of my sexuality like men younger than myself although I write about being a prisoner."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Men, Being, Sexuality)

"Our stock in trade is raw, flailing sex."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Sex, Trade)

"Our photographs are filthier and our stories are more disgusting. We make no effort to be artistic."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Effort)

"Married sex is like being awake during your own autopsy. It is root canal work without anesthetic."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Work, Sex, Being, canal)

"Married life is an existence with bars around it."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Life, Existence)

"Love is a deception and a trap. Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing white beard in a throne and looks at us."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Love, God, Deception, Myth)

"In reality there is no cause or effect, there is only the indifference of the universe."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Cause, Effect, Indifference, Reality, Universe)

"If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Family, Life, Marriage, Women, Work, Bank account, Cheating, Divorce, Sense)

"I'm a crusader. I really believe in the First Amendment, and I use it fully, and I pay a price for that."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: First)

"To date or not to date that is the question. It's almost as important as Shakespeare's to be or not to be which deals with death."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Death, Deals, Question, Shakespeare)

"I keep attacking the villains, the know-nothings, the people who want to take our freedoms away."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: People, Want)

"There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors. I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Men, Women, Ladies, Public, Want, Woman)

"For me working on the marriage and not making the easy choice of cheating was something that I could not do."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Marriage, Cheating, Choice)

"Even though marriage is doomed, if you turned it into a job you like and really work at it - it can be salvaged."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Marriage, Work, Job)

"Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Celebrity, Delusion, Importance, Self, Self importance)

"Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Death, Fame, Future, Illusion)

"So, if anatomy is destiny then testosterone is doom."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Destiny)

"The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Marriage, Work, Man, Thinking, Woman)

"The true success is the person who invented himself."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Success)

"A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Thought, Fame, Man, Parents, Relatives, Self)

"Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Religion, Goal, Cause, Effect, Man, Philosophy)

"I refuse to be silenced."
- Al Goldstein
"It is impossible to have a public trial if you can't guarantee the safety of witnesses, judges or defense counsel."
- Richard Goldstone
(Related: Defense, Judges, Public, Safety)

"The difference between a theatre with and without an audience is enormous. There is a palpable, critical energy created by the presence of the audience."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Difference, Energy, Theatre)

"Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow on top of a mountain in late May or June. There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: June, May, Snow, Summer)

"Once the fired stone is out of the kiln, it is still possible to mentally reconstruct it in its original form."
- Andy Goldsworthy
"People also leave presence in a place even when they are no longer there."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: People)

"People do not realise that many of my works are done in urban places. I was brought up on the edge of Leeds, five miles from the city centre-on one side were fields and on the other, the city."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: People)

"Photography is a way of putting distance between myself and the work which sometimes helps me to see more clearly what it is that I have made."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Photography)

"Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Childhood, Right, Snow)

"The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking. Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone. A tear is more unnerving than a break."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Violence)

"Stones are checked every so often to see if any have split or at worst exploded. An explosion can leave debris in the elements so the firing has to be abandoned."
- Andy Goldsworthy
"It's frightening and unnerving to watch a stone melt."
- Andy Goldsworthy
"The early firings contained many stones."
- Andy Goldsworthy
"The first snowball I froze was put in my mother's deep freeze when I was in my early 20s."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Mother, Deep, First)

"The first stone was just tried in the spirit of experimentation. The opening of the stone was far more interesting than the drawing that I had done on it."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: First, Spirit)

"The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger qualities than those which had simply torn. The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Skin)

"The reason why the stone is red is its iron content, which is also why our blood is red."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Blood, Content, Reason)

"A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Feelings, Ideas, Simplicity)

"Some of the snowballs have a kind of animal energy. Not just because of the materials inside them, but in the way that they appear caged, captured."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Energy)

"I enjoy working in a quiet and subversive way."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Quiet)

"A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Memories)

"Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Building, Day, Night, Project)

"As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Appearance, Energy, Trying)

"Confrontation is something that I accept as part of the project though not its purpose."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Purpose, Project)

"Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Quality, Snow, Winter)

"Fire is the origin of stone.By working the stone with heat, I am returning it to its source."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Fire)

"Not being able to touch is sometimes as interesting as being able to touch."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Being)

"I did tests on small stones before collecting and committing myself to the larger ones."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Tests)

"My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Art, Nature, Time, Growth, Appearance, Understanding, Want, Wood)

"I have walked around the same streets so many times, and then seen a place that had been hidden to me. I now know the sites in a way that makes me think I could have made better use of the connections between place and snowball."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Now)

"I have worked with this red all over the world - in Japan, California, France, Britain, Australia - a vein running round the earth. It has taught me about the flow, energy and life that connects one place with another."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Life, Earth, Energy, France, Running, World)

"I soon realised that what had happened on a small scale cannot necessarily be repeated on a larger scale. The stones were so big that the amount of heat required was prohibitively expensive and wasteful."
- Andy Goldsworthy
"I'm cautious about using fire. It can become theatrical. I am interested in the heat, not the flames."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Fire)

"Ideas must be put to the test. That's why we make things, otherwise they would be no more than ideas. There is often a huge difference between an idea and its realisation. I've had what I thought were great ideas that just didn't work."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Thought, Idea, Ideas, Difference)

"It takes between three and six hours to make each snowball, depending on snow quality. Wet snow is quick to work with but also quick to thaw, which can lead to a tense journey to the cold store."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Quality, Journey, Quick, Snow)

"Three or four stones in one firing will all react differently. I try to achieve a balance between those that haven't progressed enough and those about to go too far."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Balance, Will)

"I am not a performer but occasionally I deliberately work in a public context. Some sculptures need the movement of people around them to work."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, People, Public)

"Winter makes a bridge between one year and another and, in this case, one century and the next."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Winter)

"The relationship between the public and the artist is complex and difficult to explain. There is a fine line between using this critical energy creatively and pandering to it."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Artist, Energy, Public)

"The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Government, Act, Tax, Income)

"You've got to forget about this civilian. Whenever you drop bombs, you're going to hit civilians."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Bombs, Forget)

"You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, Fight)

"You don't have to be straight to be in the military; you just have to be able to shoot straight."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Military)

"Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?"
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Death, Fight, Tax, Projects, Tax cuts, Taxes, Vote)

"When I'm not a politician, I'll be dead."
- Barry Goldwater
"The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Meeting, Succeed)

"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Family, Life, Wife, People, American, Congress, Friends, Nixon, Party, World)

"It's a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president... except me."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, President)

"If you don't mind smelling like peanut butter for two or three days, peanut butter is darn good shaving cream."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Mind)

"If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Government, Politics, Women, Drinking)

"American business has just forgotten the importance of selling."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Business, Selling, American, Importance)

"To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable."
- Barry Goldwater
"I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Virtue, Defense, Extremism, Justice, Liberty, Moderation, Pursuit)

"I won't say that the papers misquote me, but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be today if some of those reporters had been Matthew, Mark, Luke and John."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Christianity, Today, Wonder)

"I will offer a choice, not an echo."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Choice, Echo, Will)

"I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Christian, Right)

"I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Business, Fool, Man)

"I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: War, Vietnam)

"Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Wife, Listening, Trying)

"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Virtue, Defense, Extremism, Justice, Liberty, Moderation, Pursuit, Vice)

"Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Equality, Time, Conformity, Fathers, First, Founding, Liberty)

"I wouldn't trust Nixon from here to that phone."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Trust, Nixon)

"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on."
- Sam Goldwyn
(Related: Worth)

"That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Trouble)

"It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Possibilities)

"It's more than magnificent - it's mediocre."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"Let's have some new cliches."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Cliches)

"Modern dancing is old fashioned."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Dancing, Old)

"No agency is better than its account executives."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Life, Work, Fear)

"Our comedies are not to be laughed at."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Entertainment)

"Please write music like Wagner, only louder."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Music)

"Include me out."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"Television has raised writing to a new low."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Television, Writing)

"When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: People, Will)

"The harder I work, the luckier I get."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Work)

"The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: People, Reason)

"The scene is dull. Tell him to put more life into his dying."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Life, Dying)

"This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Music, Sarcasm)

"Too caustic? To hell with the costs, we'll make the picture anyway."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Hell)

"We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Want)

"We're overpaying him, but he's worth it."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Worth)

"Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?"
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Home, Money, People, Nothing, Television)

"Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Genius, Day)

"Spare no expense to save money on this one."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Money)

"Go see it and see for yourself why you shouldn't go see it."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"You've got to take the bitter with the sour."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"Ill give you a definite maybe."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"God makes stars. I just produce them."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: God, Stars)

"Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for? All you do is change the words."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Change, Money, Words, Writers)

"I can give you a definite perhaps."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Autobiography)

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Truth, Job, Want)

"I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Idea)

"I hate a man who always says "yes" to me. When I say "no" I like a man who also says "no.""
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Hate, Man)

"I never liked you, and I always will."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Will)

"I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Years)

"I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it... The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Opportunity, Ability, Luck, Man, Sense, Smile)

"I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Truth, Job, Want)

"I was always an independent, even when I had partners."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Efficiency, Loyalty)

"I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: May, Right, Wrong)

"If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Man, Now, Right)

"If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Grave, Today)

"If I look confused it is because I am thinking."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Thinking)

"If people don't want to go to the picture, nobody can stop them."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: People, Want)

"I read part of it all the way through."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"For your information, I would like to ask a question."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Information, Question)

"From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Love, Success)

"A Hospital is no place to be sick."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Worth)

"A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Film)

"Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Man)

"Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"Don't pay any attention to the critics - don't even ignore them."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Attention)

"Don't worry about the war. It's all over but the shooting."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: War, Worry)

"Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Success, Years)

"A bachelor's life is no life for a single man."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Life, Man)

"I view the whole thing as a collaboration. As an actor, I always found that to be the most freeing thing, when the director would collaborate with you, so that together you'd come up with something exponentially better."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Actor, Collaboration)

"The more decisions you make, the better, statistically, your odds of success are. And what I also learned was, it doesn't matter: anything can be fixed. When you're directing, you can agonize, but you can't indulge. Stuff has to happen."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Success, Decisions)

"My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant's knee or something like that."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Hollywood, Memories, Parents, World)

"I want to keep doing different things. I'd like to do a more personal, dramatic movie next, I think. But as long as it's about characters and good writing and good parts for actors, that's what's important."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Actors, Want, Writing)

"I grew up in Hollywood. Saying my name here is like mentioning Ford in Detroit."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Hollywood, Name, Saying)

"I don't want to do an action movie, because I've acted in them, and they're so boring to do, because they're so technical. The headache of that is daunting. But, if it were an action movie with really interesting characters, how great would that be?"
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Action, Want)

"I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last Samurai' was an extreme example of that. Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Day, Example, Extreme, Wonder)

"If you're playing with the best, you just rise up to that level."
- Tony Goldwyn
"I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish."
- Lefty Gomez
(Related: Invention)

"Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Men, Adversity, Fire, Gold)

"What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient, shining trouble."
- James Grainger
(Related: Fame, Gold, Trouble)

"Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling - I can so well remember it. There was always something more - behind and beyond everything - to me, the golden spectacles were very, very big."
- Kate Greenaway
(Related: Feeling, Living, Wonder)

"In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Absence, Gold, Inflation, Value)

"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."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Freedom, Gold, Sense)

"I think It's a bit of a disappointment that a lot of people's Golden Age of music is still the '60s."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Age, Music, People, Disappointment)

"A Golden Globe is a mood-altering substance, there's no doubt about that."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Doubt)

"Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire, and it screamed. It's a game! The magic spells in it are as real as the gold. Try retiring on that stuff."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Fire, Gold, Magic)

"When we were on the road, I found out that my greatest hits album went Gold. They freaked out. Things really came to a head when we started arguing about a Van Halen greatest hits package."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Gold, Road)

"I wouldn't say that there's ever been an Olympic champion that didn't deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal."
- Dorothy Hamill
(Related: Gold)

"When you're expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you're the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Confidence, Gold, Press, Saying)

"I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Class, Games, Gold)

"You look like gold. I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Mistake, Difference, Gold, Now, Past)

"As far as the Russians were concerned, I felt the reverse; they had adequate gold, if they wanted to buy, and they weren't dependent upon international trade. I felt they were more self-sufficient."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Gold, Self, Trade)

"The Golden Rule of Parenting is; do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you!"
- Louise Hart
(Related: Parenting, Children, Parents)

"Two hundred and fifty mummies covered in gold. Something like this cannot be explained - mummy after mummy covered in shining gold."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Gold)

"My mother loved the Bible."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Mother, Bible)

"I'm not afraid of my femininity and I'm not afraid of my sexuality."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Femininity, Sexuality)

"Youthfulness is connected to the ability to see things new for the first time. So if your eyes still look at life with wonder, then you will seem young, even though you may not be chronologically young."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Life, Time, Ability, Eyes, First, May, Will, Wonder)

"We have to embrace obstacles to reach the next stage of joy."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Joy, Obstacles)

"To find someone who loves your children like you do is really rare."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Children)

"The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: People, Being, Will)

"The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Truth, Children)

"So curiosity, I think, is a really important aspect of staying young or youthful."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Curiosity)

"Peter Sellers was great to work with. A lovely man. A little bit crazy in that he - you know, as I say, it was hard. It was sort of balancing a very delicate spirit on a needle. You know, because you never know where he was going."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Work, Man, Spirit)

"Ditzy dumb blonde? I can be ditzy. I can be."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Dumb)

"My eyes are too big, my nose is too flat, my ears stick out, my mouth is too big and my face is too small... my body is thin as a clarinet and my ankles are so skinny that I wear two pairs of bobby socks because I don't want people to see how thin they are."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: People, Body, Eyes, Want)

"All I ever wanted to be was happy."
- Goldie Hawn
"I got a heart tattooed on my foot. It's my first tattoo."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Heart, First)

"I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Smile)

"I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Home, People, Abundance, Sense)

"I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound, as you get to a certain point in life, you figure so what am I doing?"
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Life, May, Sound)

"I'm a woman who was raised to believe that you are not complete unless you have a man. Well, in some ways it's true. I am a feminist to a point. But I'm not going to deny the fact that I love to be with men."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Love, Men, Fact, Man, Woman)

"It is not the question, what am I going to be when I grow up; you should ask the question, who am I going to be when I grow up."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Question)

"Heck, gold medals, what can you do with them?"
- Eric Heiden
(Related: Gold)

"I'd rather get a nice warmup suit. That's something I can use. Gold medals just sit there. When I get old, maybe I could sell them if I need the money."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: Money, Gold)

"The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting."
- Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
(Related: Quotations, Words)

"Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze."
- Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
(Related: Life, Romance, Glamour)

"The journey is over. Love to all."
- Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
(Related: Love, Journey)

"While there used to be one or two Pops orchestras, now there are all kinds of European orchestras that suddenly look upon this as a golden wand that can enable them to make money recording this music."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Money, Music, Now, Orchestras)

"Those that go gold into the furnace will come out no worse."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Gold, Will)

"So I was always passionate about it and felt that it was sort of the golden thread inside me in terms of what I was supposed to do in terms of work but I think I have relaxed a lot in terms of the actual experience and actually enjoy it more and enjoy the people more."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: Experience, Work, People)

"As you know, Microsoft eventually kind of grabbed the gold ring out of Apple's hands, I guess."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Gold)

"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."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: Love, People, Affection, Being, Care, Children, Culture, Dictators, Gold)

"More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Earth, Gold)

"The man who treasures his friends is usually solid gold himself."
- Marjorie Holmes
(Related: Friends, Gold, Man)

"Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace."
- Horace
(Related: Envy, Poverty)

"And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold."
- Richard Hovey
(Related: Men, Wealth, Gold, Nations)

"As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: God, Day, Gold, Hell)

"No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish."
- Kin Hubbard
"The goose lays the golden egg. Payrolls make consumers."
- George Humphrey
"As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends of the far-off centuries fade and pass away. No one sees their influence upon culture; no one sees their educational power."
- Douglas Hyde
(Related: Power, Culture, Influence, Language, Legends)

"I try to do the right thing with money. Save a dollar here and there, clip some coupons. Buy ten gold chains instead of 20. Four summer homes instead of eight."
- LL Cool J
(Related: Money, Gold, Right, Summer)

"The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown, The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down."
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Related: Trees)

"I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod."
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Related: Autumn)

"The only way I'm going to win a Gold Glove is with a can of spray paint."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: Gold)

"The first treasure California began to surrender after the Gold Rush as the oldest: her land."
- John Jakes
(Related: First, Gold, Land, Surrender, Treasure)

"The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks."
- Randall Jarrell
(Related: Age, People, Complaining)

"They don't give you gold medals for beating somebody. They give you gold medals for beating everybody."
- Michael Johnson
(Related: Gold)

"Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Difference, Falsehood, Gold, Man, Will)

"Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Gold, Praise, Value)

"To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life."
- William Samuel Johnson
(Related: Art, Life, Opportunity)

"I went West and took part in the strike of the machinists - the Southern Pacific Railroad, the corporation that swung California by its golden tail, that controlled its legislature, its farmers, its preachers, its workers."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Workers)

"For a short time we lived quietly. But this could not last. White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, Time, Gold, Land, Mountains, Water)

"My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way."
- Peter Jurasik
(Related: Childhood, Class)

"As we move towards 8 or 10 billion people on the planet, there's a little less gold per capita. Each one of us will continue to be fighting over an ever smaller percentage of total resources. This is not a happy thought."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Thought, People, Fighting, Gold, Will)

"In the Golden Age of Batman, I penciled, inked, and lettered my strip by myself."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Age)

"I believe the Rolling Stones wanted to play in Golden Gate Park."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Play)

"We know that if gold, if fraud, if force can defeat us, they will all be used. And we have resolved that they shall not defeat us. We shall arm. We shall meet fraud and falsehood with defiance, and force with force, if need be."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Defeat, Defiance, Falsehood, Force, Fraud, Gold, Will)

"Much have I traveled in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen."
- John Keats
(Related: Gold, states)

"I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world."
- Helen Keller
(Related: God, World)

"We must get into the picture business. This is a new industry and a gold mine. it looks like another telephone industry."
- Joseph P. Kennedy
(Related: Business, Gold)

"Unless we do things in this country to slow down our population, slow down our birth control, provide better water for people, provide power for people, we're gonna find out that the next wars are not going to be fought over diamonds, gold and political things."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Power, People, Control, Birth control, Country, Gold, Population, Water)

"I thought Paulie could jump. I know he's not fleet of foot, but at least have some hops. I guess we know who is not going to win a gold glove. I was trying to become a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service."
- Billy Koch
(Related: Thought, Gold, Service, Trying)

"I was born at the age of twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot."
- Edward Koch
(Related: Age)

"I think it's the people who have no doubt that every word they put down is gold that probably don't write very well."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: People, Doubt, Gold, Word)

"But probably this is helps to win, to win, to gold, more gold medals, and to win most my important medal, heart of people. This is most important for me."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: People, Heart, Gold)

"Music is music whether it is for the stage, rostrum or cinema ."
- Erich Wolfgang Korngold
(Related: Music, Cinema)

"The film was made in 1973. It was a golden time for people to experiment without risking, for example, AIDS. Today one has to be so much more careful and I don't think a character like that could exist now."
- Sylvia Kristel
(Related: Time, People, Character, Example, Film, Now, Today)

"I have always felt that if a man gives you a solid gold key to his door he is entitled to the courtesy of a visit."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Courtesy, Gold, Key, Man, Visit)

"Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Truth, Gold, Tragedy)

"An organized effort is making to deceive the people. There are two great enemies of thought and progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold."
- Mary Elizabeth Lease
(Related: Thought, People, Progress, Aristocracy, Effort, Enemies, Gold, Royalty)

"I keep waiting for the roof to cave in. I was raised to follow the Golden Rule, you know, treat people the way you wish to be treated. That's kind of the way I live my life. Maybe someone up there likes me for that."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Life, People, Waiting)

"It was just at the end of the golden era of BBC comedy, which was fantastic."
- John Leeson
(Related: Comedy, End)

"I know too that we Americans like to think of ourselves as cleaner than clean, a healthy nation who would never take anything when a recent poll suggested that 65 per cent of the population would risk dying in 10 years if they would be guaranteed Olympic gold."
- Greg LeMond
(Related: Americans, Dying, Gold, Nation, Population, Risk, Years)

"Although it was a great accomplishment to win a gold medal, as soon as they put it on you, that's it; your career is over."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Accomplishment, Career, Gold)

"This is an exciting time. I believe we stand at the edge of a new age - a Golden Age - of freedom that will rival any of the great eras of world history because it will be the entire world itself that is changing."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Age, History, Time, Freedom, Will, World)

"Do not hold everything as gold that shines like gold."
- Alain de Lille
(Related: Gold)

"My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another."
- Art Linkletter
(Related: Religion, People, Help, Language, Philosophy)

"Television is a golden goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Anyway, more people like scrambled eggs than caviar."
- Lee Loevinger
(Related: People, Television)

"They baffle me where they go with the storylines... we used to be a Golden Globe winning show."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Winning)

"Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Intelligence, Courtesy)

"Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Control, Strength, Enemies)

"There are no golden geese. There are only fat geese eating the food that could nourish more athletic opportunities for women."
- Donna A. Lopiano
(Related: Food, Women, Eating, Geese)

"For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Nature, Gold)

"Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail."
- Martin Luther
"We may be coming to a new golden age of instrument making."
- Yo-Yo Ma
(Related: Age, May)

"Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Action, Democracy, Gold, Nation, Now)

"I'd have a sex scene with Whoopi Goldberg or Star Jones."
- Method Man
(Related: Sex)

"There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from."
- Bernard de Mandeville
(Related: Life, Money, Gold, Labor, Poor, Value, Worth)

"Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Reward, Sunset, Yesterday)

"Two golden hours somewhere between sunrise and sunset. Both are set with 60 diamond minutes. No reward is offered. They are gone forever."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Reward, Sunset)

"I'm a Golden Globe nominee, yes. It's very nice. It's a very nice thing, but I kind of think of all the awards I wasn't ever nominated for, for years and things."
- Patrick Marber
(Related: Awards, Years)

"The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.'"
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Business, Customer, Man)

"The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Environment, Help, Luck)

"I have as much privacy as a goldfish in a bowl."
- Princess Margaret
(Related: Privacy)

"We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life."
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Life, Memory, Now)

"Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Money, Countries, Gold)

"Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold."
- William Moulton Marston
(Related: Work, Butterflies, Gold, Want)

"Here's probably a short answer - I never feel in this piece that I'm stepping out and being Andrea Martin. I always feel like I'm Golde, so whatever Golde would do within those realms, that's what I would do."
- Andrea Martin
(Related: Being, Martin)

"Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Money, Virtue, Ability, Being, Living, Value)

"As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time."
- John Mason
(Related: Time, Gold)

"I wouldn't mind turning into a vermilion goldfish."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Mind)

"As an actor, it's great to play a strong leader with a heart of gold."
- John C. McGinley
(Related: Leader, Heart, Actor, Gold, Play)

"Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and going on to the Olympic Gold Medal. To me, that's the greatest upset of all time in any sport that I can think of."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Time, College, Gold, Kids)

"Don't kill the golden goose."
- Malcolm Mclaren
"If you would be just as content winning a local Golden Gloves fight as you would making a pile of money as a professional, then fine, go become a boxer. But if the whole idea is for you to get rich, my God, stay in school and learn a profession."
- Gerald McRaney
(Related: Money, God, Idea, Winning, Content, Fight, Profession, School)

"Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Gold, Weight, Worth)

"We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Struggle)

"To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Compromise, Question)

"The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what they are dealing with."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Art, History, People, Public)

"The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Government, Ideals, World)

"The dog that trots about finds a bone."
- Golda Meir
"There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Blame, Doubt, Instinct, Man, Nothing)

"Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Pessimism, Luxury)

"There's no difference between one's killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It's exactly the same thing, or even worse."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Decisions, Difference, Killing, Will)

"Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Heart)

"The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Fight, Sea)

"To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Successful, Job, Man, Woman)

"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Trust, Life, Achievement, Possibility, Self, Will)

"We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Israel)

"We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon - no alternative."
- Golda Meir
(Related: War)

"Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Men, Women)

"Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Men, Women, Children, Foolishness)

"You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Adversity)

"One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Past, Present)

"It's no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Heart, Accident, Public)

"We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient."
- Golda Meir
(Related: God, Military)

"Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Fashion, Freedom)

"Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Men, Waiting, World)

"Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Age, Flying, Nothing, Old)

"A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Leader, Battle, Nation)

"Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Ability)

"Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Being, Country, Neighbors, Worry)

"As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Thought, Nixon, President)

"Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Authority)

"Don't be humble... you're not that great."
- Golda Meir
"Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Applause, Artist, Storms)

"I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Success, Question, Right)

"I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war."
- Golda Meir
(Related: War, English, Fancy, Word)

"I must govern the clock, not be governed by it."
- Golda Meir
"I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Country)

"It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Want)

"Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!"
- Golda Meir
(Related: Order, Years)

"Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Being, Pretty)

"Being seventy is not a sin."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Being, Sin)

"Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Vision)

"Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity."
- John Milton
(Related: Death, Eternity, Key)

"If you take 2001: A Space Odyssey as an example of somebody who creates a new language in film by what he was able to accomplish with art direction, photography, lighting, etc., it is still a gold standard for science fiction."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Art, Science, Direction, Example, Fiction, Film, Gold, Language, Photography, Space)

"Silence is not only golden, it is seldom misquoted."
- Bob Monkhouse
(Related: Silence)

"Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow."
- Susanna Moodie
(Related: Life, Encouraging, Clouds, Smiles, Today)

"God doesn't seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones."
- Dwight L. Moody
(Related: God)

"The public conviction that a railroad linking the West and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines from the Mississippi to the Pacific."
- John Moody
(Related: Act, Congress, Conviction, Gold, Necessity, Public)

"The construction of extensive railways, however, and particularly the consolidation of small, experimental lines into large systems, dates from the days of the discovery of gold in California."
- John Moody
(Related: Discovery, Gold)

"They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is."
- Thomas More
(Related: Men, Thought, Gold, Value, Wonder)

"In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Design, History, Values, Acting, Gold, Judgment)

"If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."
- William Morris
(Related: Houses, Nothing, Want, Will)

"A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold."
- John Lothrop Motley
(Related: Power, Force, Gold)

"I had been with the label since I was 21. The label wanted shiny pop but I didn't. I found a little independent and we've got all these great reviews in England and now it has gone gold."
- Alison Moyet
(Related: England, Gold, Now)

"Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers."
- Max Muller
(Related: Church, Building, Old)

"It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that I was spending so much money buying golden age comics that I could only justify it if I got work in the media."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Age, Money, Work, Buying, Media)

"Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Age, Books, Buying, Country, Fortune, Old)

"We moved, and there was a golden era in the '40s when we were so conscious of who we were as Australians."
- Graeme Murphy
"We have relegated the saints to a pink and blue and gold world of plaster statuary that belongs to the past; it is a hangover, a relic, of the Dark Ages when men were the children of fantasy's magic."
- C. Kilmer Myers
(Related: Men, Children, Fantasy, Gold, Magic, Past, Saints, World)

"In the next shot the cameras zoomed to the fiancee who noticed the lights in the Czarina's room go out and the camera then turned to the pond where two goldfish were making love."
- Pola Negri
(Related: Love)

"San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world, a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: World)

"It turned out in the long run that Lincoln's credit and the popular confidence that supported it were as valuable both to his creditors and himself as if the sums which stood over his signature had been gold coin in a solvent bank."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Confidence, Credit, Gold, Popular)

"You know, of course, the specimens are not alive. We have to fix them in a fixing liquid formaldehyde and then we have to do a rinsing and then we have to coat them in a thin layer of gold."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Gold)

"Where children are, there is the golden age."
- Novalis
(Related: Age, Children)

"Through everything I've gone through- and I've been everywhere, at the top of the world, in jail, hung over drunk - I never gave up my dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympics."
- Dan O'Brien
(Related: Dream, Winning, Gold, World)

"It really means a lot that I won the gold medal - but I woke up the next morning expecting to feel different. I felt the same."
- Dan O'Brien
(Related: Gold)

"It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon are just men, just like me."
- Dan O'Brien
(Related: Men, Time, Gold)

"There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies. But we need all we can find. Almost without exception they are disagreeable. Don't destroy them. They lay golden eggs."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Men, Genius, Advertising)

"Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Love, Time, Sacrifice, Disappointment, Living, Storms, Today, Word)

"If you hit a midget on the head with a stick, he turns into 40 gold coins."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Gold)

"The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Gold)

"Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Awards, Competition, Friends, Gold)

"Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Power, Lie, Virtue, Alchemy, Gold, May)

"Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Nature, Gold, Man, Now)

"Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: First)

"Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold."
- Joseph Parry
(Related: Friends, Gold)

"The only thing I really, really want is for the U.S. to win again. Just to win another team gold. And, of course I would really want to win an all-around gold."
- Carly Patterson
(Related: Gold, Want)

"Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Beauty, Power, Men, Gold)

"You just never know when you're living in a golden age."
- Alexander Payne
(Related: Age, Living)

"The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people."
- Claiborne Pell
(Related: Education, People, Character, Strength, Destruction, Gold, states, United, Weapons)

"The Golden Rule finds no limit of application in business."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Business)

"The problem with the bronco is to get on and stay on. This is the problem with the Golden Rule-to understand and apply."
- James Cash Penney
"I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Time, Footsteps)

"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."
- Carl Perkins
(Related: Dreams, Day, Gold, Wood)

"It seems like all the good looking people have smaller dogs these days. Especially for the women, because they always come in with their little Chihuahuas and the guys come in with their Golden Retrievers."
- Elizabeth Perkins
(Related: Women, People, Dogs)

"Her godmother simply touched her with her wand, and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into cloth of gold and silver, all decked with jewels."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Clothes, Gold, Jewels)

"I go to Prague every year if I can, value my relationships there like gold, and feel myself in a sense Czech, with all their hopes and needs. They are a people I not only love, but admire."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Love, People, Gold, Needs, Relationships, Sense, Value)

"My goal is one Olympic gold medal. Not many people in this world can say, 'I'm an Olympic gold medalist.'"
- Michael Phelps
(Related: People, Goal, Gold, World)

"They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Eyes, Order)

"The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Truth, Soul, Body, Gold, Justice, Light, Medicine, Mind, Reason)

"I can't moan about any of it. I had a great time in the goldfish bowl."
- Robert Plant
(Related: Time)

"All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue."
- Plato
(Related: Virtue, Earth, Gold)

"By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Faith, End, Rights, Gold, Law, Restraint, Will)

"Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Being, Gold, Man, Now)

"Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired."
- Aurelius Clemens Prudentius
(Related: Gold, Hunger)

"When goods are exchanged between countries, they must be paid for by commodities or gold. They cannot be paid for by the notes, certificates, and checks of the purchaser's country, since these are of value only in the country of issue."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Countries, Country, Gold, Value)

"We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule."
- Ronald Reagan
"Gold and silver are no doubt subject to fluctuations, from the discovery of new and more abundant mines; but such discoveries are rare, and their effects, though powerful, are limited to periods of comparatively short duration."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Discovery, Doubt, Gold)

"Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Gold, Quantity, Value)

"Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water, will exchange for a great quantity of other goods."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Gold, Quantity, Water, Will)

"I like to be at home because I just travel so much. I have four dogs, golden retrievers."
- Denise Richards
(Related: Home, Travel, Dogs)

"I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance."
- Arthur Rimbaud
(Related: Dance)

"I had this idea that I wanted to do this mixture of visions of African American women and visions of African American men. And call it 'The Men' and call it 'The Women' and show different faces of these two people."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Women, People, Idea, African, American, Faces, Visions)

"I'm not so presumptuous to feel that they're gonna get it right away, get exactly what I have in mind. I hope that they'll enjoy looking at it at any rate, whatever it is. And that's why I started writing stories on my work."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Work, Hope, Mind, Right, Writing)

"I just feel like I'm the luckiest person in the world being able to do what I love and be able to do it all day every day if I like, you know, I mean it's great, I love it."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Love, Being, Day, World)

"I had something I was trying to say and sometimes the message is an easy transmission and sometimes it's a difficult one but I love the power of saying it so I'm gonna do it whether it's hard or easy."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Love, Power, Saying, Trying)

"I guess I had fun doing it but it has hard memories for me."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Fun, Memories)

"Because the mask is your face, the face is a mask, so I'm thinking of the face as a mask because of the way I see faces is coming from an African vision of the mask which is the thing that we carry around with us, it is our presentation, it's our front, it's our face."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Vision, African, Faces, Thinking)

"I think that has been a benefit to me because I think most people understand quilts and not a lot of people understand paintings. But yet they're looking at one."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: People)

"Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls."
- Antoine Rivarol
(Related: Gold, Sun)

"There is never enough gold to redeem all the currency in circulation."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Gold)

"Large sums were paid for the use of money, because the available amount of gold and silver was far less than was needed to carry on the commercial transactions of the times."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Money, Gold)

"When not only gold but all commodities are available for the redemption of the paper currency, its volume is limited only by the value of all the wealth of the country, and it can never become insecure up to this limit."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Wealth, Country, Gold, Value)

"Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short, the security behind the notes is diminished, the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended, and the panic follows."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Gold, Security)

"At present, financial crises occur, chiefly because the paper currency is redeemable in gold only."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Financial, Gold, Present)

"Although I may find the type of programming seen during the 2004 Super Bowl and the 2003 Golden Globe Awards disgusting and disturbing, we must always work hard to defend the cherished freedoms so clearly outlined in our Constitution, including a healthy and free press."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Work, Awards, Constitution, May, Press, Programming)

"There was a period which I refer to as the 'Golden Age of Jazz,' which sort of encompasses the middle Thirties through the Sixties, we had a lot of great innovators, all creating things which will last the world for a long, long time."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Age, Time, Jazz, Will, World)

"You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself."
- Diana Ross
(Related: People, Dream)

"I think there's something great and generic about goldfish. They're everybody's first pet."
- Paul Rudd
(Related: Pet, First)

"The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever."
- Wilma Rudolph
(Related: Accomplishment, Feeling, Gold)

"That's the awesome part. Little girls now have a chance to look up and see women playing soccer, basketball, softball and now hockey - and know they can win a gold medal, too."
- Angela Ruggiero
(Related: Women, Basketball, Chance, Girls, Gold, Now, Soccer)

"It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Religion, Age, First, Mankind, Will)

"I always look forward to working with Goldie because she's a great person to work with."
- Kurt Russell
(Related: Work)

"If we did go into a recession, something that's always possible for the U.S. or Europe, we could lower interest rates and expand the money supply without worrying about the price of gold."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: Money, Europe, Gold, Interest)

"But even gold is not everything: and only a fanatic, and a rather foolish fanatic, would say that this style of fiction summed up and exhausted all the good that fiction could give and do."
- George Saintsbury
(Related: Fiction, Gold, Style)

"The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold."
- Carlos Santana
(Related: Devil, Gold)

"For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity."
- George Santayana
(Related: Men, Adversity, Fire, Gold)

"The presentation of the Golden Badge of the Movement is the highest honor the Third Reich has to offer."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Honor)

"The publisher has told - you know, if these editors, Andres Martinez and Nick Goldberg, were the least bit honest about this, they would tell you the publisher has told them he wants the editorial page to be conservative."
- Robert Scheer
(Related: Conservative, Editors)

"Even when I was very depressed, I could hold on to something. It seems that I have always had that streak of gold that I could hold on to."
- Michael Schenker
(Related: Gold)

"And in this community, as in all others, the Golden Rule still applies - we must be act toward other nations as we would have them act towards America."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Act, America, Community, Nations)

"The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Gold, Value)

"In the large cities that received new Americans, there flowered a golden age of restaurants, manned by the available talent from abroad and fueled by the restless wealth of the newly rich."
- David Joseph Schwartz
(Related: Age, Talent, Wealth, Americans, Cities, Restaurants)

"You know you can get gaudy with something, and they didn't do that. To me, I think it's very tasteful, well done, with the silver and gold and the engraving. I think it's very tasteful."
- Earl Scruggs
(Related: Gold)

"I like to say I'm more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Conservative, Tax, Income)

"The golden age is before us, not behind us."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Age)

"The golden rule is that there are no golden rules."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Rules)

"I tried marriage. I'm 0 for 3 with the marriage thing. So, being a ballplayer - I believe in numbers. I'm not going 0 for 4. I'm not wearing a golden sombrero."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Marriage, Being, Numbers)

"I've spent, I think, close to the last decade effortlessly and magically converting your tin cans into pure gold."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Gold)

"Yes, winning the gold medal was undoubtedly the biggest day of my career - mostly because I won the way I had prepared to run it. It was a totally satisfying experience."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Experience, Winning, Career, Day, Gold)

"The golden age has not passed; it lies in the future."
- Paul Signac
(Related: Age, Future, Lies)

"Ross Hunter was my assistant on Take Me to Town, He was a young man, an actor before that, and learned a lot on the picture. During shooting, Goldstein left, and Ross was most pleasant. He never interfered."
- Douglas Sirk
(Related: Actor, Man)

"Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism."
- Josef Skvorecky
(Related: Criticism, Literature, Lovers, Sea, Shipwreck, Treasure, Will)

"Go for the gold: better one great column and some undistinguished ones than constant mediocrity."
- Allan Sloan
(Related: Mediocrity)

"Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Money, Wealth, First, Gold, World)

"The Romans, we are told, were by nature a peculiarly warlike race."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Nature, Race)

"Yet for my part, deeply as I am moved by the religious architecture of the Middle Ages, I cannot honestly say that I ever felt the slightest emotion in any modern Gothic church."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Architecture, Church, Emotion, Religious)

"There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Work, Country, EnglFamine, Machines, Manufacturing, Ugly)

"There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Art, Power, People, Fancy, Trying, Wishing)

"We must also be permitted to bear in mind that evolution, though it may explain everything else, cannot explain itself."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Evolution, May, Mind)

"Art is expression, and to have high expression you must have something high to express."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Art, Expression)

"Who can doubt that between the English and the French, between the Scotch and the Irish, there are differences of character which have profoundly affected and still affect the course of history?"
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: History, Character, Doubt, English, Irish)

"It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings, when Rome commenced her career of conquest, she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Time, Career, Conquest, Country, Kings, Rome)

"The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Discipline, Strength, First, Soldiers)

"Whatever things may have been in their origin, they are what they are, both in themselves and in regard to their indications respecting other beings or influences the existence of which may be implied in theirs."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Existence, May)

"No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages, any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: History, Artist, Interest)

"Above all nations is humanity."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Humanity, Nations)

"America is supposed to be given over to ugliness. There are a good many ugly things there and the ugliest are the most pretentious."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: America, Ugliness, Ugly)

"As to London we must console ourselves with the thought that if life outside is less poetic than it was in the days of old, inwardly its poetry is much deeper."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Life, Poetry, Thought, London, Old)

"Dante himself is open to the suspicion of partiality: it is said, not without apparent ground, that he puts into hell all the enemies of the political cause, which, in his eyes, was that of Italy and God."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: God, Cause, Enemies, Eyes, Hell, Italy, Open, Suspicion)

"Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Architecture, Beauty, Poetry, Heart, Churches, May)

"I heard Thackeray thank Heaven for the purity of Dickens. I thanked Heaven for the purity of a greater than Dickens - Thackeray himself."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Heaven, Purity)

"Never had there been such an attempt to make conquest the servant of civilization. About keeping India there is no question. England has a real duty there."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Civilization, Conquest, Duty, England, Question)

"It is needless to say how great has been the influence of the doctrine of Evolution, or rather perhaps of the method of investigation to which it has given birth, upon the study of history, especially the history of institutions."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: History, Doctrine, Evolution, Influence, Investigation, Study)

"The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice. His sympathy, like that of the historian, must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Sympathy, Humanity, Party, Prejudice)

"Personality is lower than partiality."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Personality)

"Rome was great in arms, in government, in law."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Government, Law, Rome)

"That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Rome)

"The insular arrogance of the English character is a commonplace joke."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Character, Arrogance, English)

"The materials of the novelist must be real; they must be gathered from the field of humanity by his actual observation."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Humanity, Observation)

"The natural barriers between England and Scotland were not sufficient to prevent the extension of the Saxon settlements and kingdoms across the border."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: England, Scotland)

"The novelist must ground his work in faithful study of human nature."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Nature, Work, Human nature, Study)

"If it were a real effort to live in the Middle Ages, your life would be one perpetual prevarication."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Life, Effort)

"But if anyone supposes that there was no commercial fraud in the Middle Ages, let him study the commercial legislation of England for that period, and his mind will be satisfied, if he has a mind to be satisfied and not only a fancy to run away with him."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: EnglFancy, Fraud, Legislation, Mind, Study, Will)

"As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career developed only by lucky circumstances."
- Peter Snell
(Related: Idea, Career, Circumstances, Gold, Potential)

"Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces."
- Solon
(Related: Wisdom, People, Learning, Sheep)

"If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping."
- Sophocles
(Related: Cure, Gold, Tears, Weeping)

"Gold all is not that doth golden seem."
- Edmund Spenser
(Related: Gold)

"Well my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favorable, but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Thoughts, American, Coaching, Gold, May)

"If he wins seven golds and ties what I did, then it would be like I was the first man on the moon and he became the second. If he wins more than seven, then he becomes the first man on Mars. We'd both be unique."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: First, Man, Moon)

"The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already."
- Charles Spurgeon
"You'll never find your gold on a sandy beach."
- Jim Steinman
(Related: Beach, Gold)

"Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Gold, Honor, Titles, Value)

"It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Care, Eyes, Garden, Maxim, Will)

"There was never a golden era of American radio as far as I can tell."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: American)

"Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Country, Delight, Old)

"I couldn't stop looking at the award when I received it. It was as if my whole career flashed in front of me, from beginning to the moment I was handed the Golden Globe."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Beginning, Career)

"If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life."
- Tom Stoppard
(Related: Life, People, Possibility, Gain, Sense, Will)

"I have my gold forever and no one can ever take it away from me."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Gold)

"In a private room he showed me the first specimens of gold, that is he was not certain if it was gold or not, but he thought it might be; immediately I made the proof and found that it was gold."
- John Sutter
(Related: Thought, First, Gold, Proof)

"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."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Men, Strength, Gold, Weakness)

"It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Men, Gold)

"Very few of us have any idea whatsoever of what life is like living in a goldfish bowl, except, of course, for those of us who are goldfish."
- Graham Taylor
(Related: Life, Idea, Living)

"He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread that ties their hearts together."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Friend, Zeal)

"He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Fool, Gold, Neighbors)

"Love is the only gold."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Love, Gold)

"The Golden Girls certainly proved that there was a large audience for a show about older women."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Women, Girls)

"A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid."
- J. R. R. Tolkien
(Related: Key, Treasure)

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
- J. R. R. Tolkien
(Related: Food, Gold, Song, World)

"Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Truth, Growth, Gold)

"Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Management, Practice)

"The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night, the red gold of my heart."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Gold, Night)

"Silently, God opens his golden eyes over the place of skulls."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: God, Eyes)

"I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven."
- Harriet Tubman
(Related: Glory, Gold, Heaven, Sun, Trees)

"Everything has its limit - iron ore cannot be educated into gold."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Gold)

"Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn."
- John Updike
(Related: Art, Baby, Gold)

"I hate gold. I'm sort of a sterling-silver guy."
- Michael Vartan
(Related: Gold, Hate)

"O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts!"
- Virgil
(Related: Gold, Hunger)

"I say, if you believe what you read in the comic strips, then you believe that mice run around with little gold buttons on their red pants and drive cars."
- Mort Walker
(Related: Gold)

"So I wanted to show what I did with the money. So I got red silk shirts, beautiful hats, wonderful saddles, a great horse, and two gold teeth. So that was the way I did it."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Money, Gold)

"Everything I touch turns to gold."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Gold)

"We wanted to step off our island and add the color of the third world. We got gold cigarette paper and stuck it around our teeth. We really did look like pirates and dressed to look the part."
- Vivienne Westwood
(Related: Gold, World)

"I'm not sure exactly what Victor told Dr. Goldman, but I don't think he fully knew what was going on... I think he was really oblivious. I don't think he knew."
- Kelli White
"It sounded good. It was a story that Victor Conte told me to use. I was contacted by Dr. Goldman, and that's how the story came about. And that was my first time ever meeting, or speaking, to Dr. Goldman."
- Kelli White
(Related: Time, First, Meeting)

"Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all."
- John Greenleaf Whittier
(Related: Power, Fools, Fortune, Gold, Plants)

"Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him."
- William Wilberforce
(Related: Circumstances, Duty, Will)

"I was all in gold sequins for Million Dollar Mermaid, 50 feet in the air."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Feet, Gold)

"Three events. Three gold medals. I was news, big news, in the sports world."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Sports, Events, Gold, News, World)

"The 200 years when Britain and the US were the top two economies were an aberration and that will change. The decline of empires has happened much faster than folks think. I believe that gold will be a far better bet in 20 years than the dollar."
- Tom Winnifrith
(Related: Change, Gold, Will, Years)

"When you start being enthusiastic about whatever it is you like, that is the golden age for you."
- Michael Winterbottom
(Related: Age, Being)

"'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact."
- Naomi Wolf
(Related: Age, Politics, Belief, Economy, Gold)

"Intimate relationships are a gold mine for literature to explore, to understand, to describe."
- A. B. Yehoshua
(Related: Gold, Literature, Relationships)

"It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Thought, People, Thoughts, Gold, Moments, Right, Thinking, Word)

"About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent. Where the sun strikes it, it is golden."
- Frank Yerby
(Related: Sea, Sun, Water)

"Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?"
- Brigham Young
(Related: May, Silence)

"There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold."
- Coleman Young
(Related: Gold, Water, Wine)

"I believe in the Golden Rule. I believe in practicing it."
- Loretta Young
"I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water."
- Neil Young
(Related: Gold, Water)

"It seems that almost every time a valuable natural resource is discovered in the world-whether it be diamonds, rubber, gold, oil, whatever-often what results is a tragedy for the country in which they are found. Making matters worse, the resulting riches from these resources rarely benefit the people of the country from which they come."
- Edward Zwick
(Related: Time, People, Country, Gold, Oil, Results, Tragedy, World)