Quotes and Sayings about Treasure



"In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown."
- Felix Adler
(Related: People, Civilization, Wealth, Attention, Country, Labor)

"I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Deep, Ocean)

"The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee."
- Akhenaton
"To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Wisdom, Mind, Treasure, Trouble)

"A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Friend, Defense, Treasure)

"Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself."
- Walter Anderson
(Related: Life, Quality, Character, Gravity, Loss, Pain, Sadness, Treasure)

"Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured."
- Walter Anderson
"You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: People, Freedom, Help, Treasure)

"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
- Pietro Aretino
(Related: Friendship, Wisdom, Misers, Treasure)

"Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: American, Country, Living, Treasure)

"Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Glory, Name, Order, Sun, Treasure)

"It is, finally, a word is untimely in three different senses, and bearing it as one's treasure will not win one anyone's favours; one rather risks finding oneself outside everyone's camp... Beauty is the word that shall be our first."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, First, Senses, Treasure, Will, Word)

"Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Thought, Enjoyment, Key, Miser, World)

"The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Art, Country, Museums)

"When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?"
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Car, Love, Open, Parents, Patience, Treasure)

"Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Imagination, Treasure, Youth)

"Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Possession)

"Bear Valley is the hidden treasure of the Sierra."
- Lloyd Bridges
(Related: Treasure)

"The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Heart, Thoughts, Silence)

"The privilege of being at the university for four years is something I'll always treasure."
- Hank Brown
(Related: Being, Privilege, Treasure, University, Years)

"Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue."
- Buddha
(Related: Wisdom, Life, Virtue, Deeds, Earth, Guidance, Light, Mind, Needs)

"Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Wisdom, May, Pleasure, Treasure)

"It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Life, Lies, Treasure)

"If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend."
- Andreas Capellanus
(Related: Friend, Mankind, Nothing, Treasure, World)

"Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place in museums; others, we take for walks."
- Roger Caras
(Related: Museums)

"The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Heart, Man, Road, Talk)

"If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Heaven, Poor, Possessions, Treasure, Want, Will)

"What bugs me is that movies don't reflect how interesting and vibrant women are. We don't treasure women as they get older."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Movies, Women, Bugs, Treasure)

"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)

"The home should be the treasure chest of living."
- Le Corbusier
(Related: Home, Living, Treasure)

"Treasure your relationships, not your possessions."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Possessions, Relationships, Treasure)

"It distresses me that parents insist that their children read or make them read. The best way for children to treasure reading is to see the adults in their lives reading for their own pleasure."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Children, Parents, Pleasure, Reading, Treasure)

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Books, Treasure)

"Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Children, Nation, Treasure)

"For infants and toddlers learning and living are the same thing. If they feel secure, treasured, loved, their own energy and curiosity will bring them new understanding and new skills."
- Amy Laura Dombro
(Related: Curiosity, Energy, Learning, Living, Understanding, Will)

"Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it."
- John Donne
(Related: Affliction, Man, Treasure)

"When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else's. It's like living in a house and suddenly finding a room you didn't know was there, full of treasure and light."
- Carol Ann Duffy
(Related: Life, Light, Living, Treasure)

"The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Women, Rights, Treasure)

"Many a treasure besides Ali Baba's is unlocked with a verbal key."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Key, Treasure)

"To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?"
- Elizabeth II
(Related: Truth, Inspiration, Bible, Treasure)

"Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Truth, Property, Treasure)

"Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed."
- Epictetus
(Related: Religion, Treasure, Will)

"Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Health, Fear, Illness, Information, Self, Treasure)

"Fear is a question. What are you afraid of and why? Our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Fear, Question, Self, Treasure)

"Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Earth, Mind)

"Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Memory, Mind, Monuments, Treasure)

"God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Truth, May, Treasure)

"People give me things at shows-the Robot from Japan. What I would treasure the most is a little doll of the general from the movie-and if they don't make it, I'll make my own and bring it to shows and sign it."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: People, Treasure)

"I don't have anything from the television series. I treasure the videotapes from Columbia House."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Television, Treasure)

"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)

"Christ's riches are unsearchable, and this doctrine of the gospel is the field this treasure is hidden in."
- Thomas Goodwin
(Related: Christ, Doctrine, Treasure)

"I must go deeper and even stronger into my treasure mine and stint nothing of time, toil, or torture."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Time, Nothing, Treasure)

"As humans we look at things and think about what we've looked at. We treasure it in a kind of private art gallery."
- Thom Gunn
(Related: Art, Treasure)

"Today America lost a great elder statesman, a committed public servant, and leader of the Senate. And today I lost a treasured friend. Ted Kennedy was an iconic, larger than life United States senator whose influence cannot be overstated. Many have come before, and many will come after, but Ted Kennedy's name will always be remembered as someone who lived and breathed the United States Senate and the work completed within its chamber."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Life, Work, Leader, Friend, America, Influence, Name, Public, Senate, states, Today, United, Will)

"When we find something new at Giza, we announce it to the world. The Sphinx and the Pyramids are world treasures. We are the guardian's of these treasures, but they belong to the world."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: World)

"Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills."
- O. Henry
(Related: Citizenship, Country, Court, Nothing, Treasure)

"Men wholly bent on wordly treasures were the dupes of their own passions, rather than deceived by the writings or pretenses of those who claimed to be Alchemists."
- Ethan A. Hitchcock
(Related: Men)

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

"One who roams the channels after dark, searching for buried treasure."
- Harriet Van Horne
(Related: Treasure)

"Inside every human being there are treasures to unlock."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Being)

"Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses."
- Leigh Hunt
(Related: Worth)

"The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Church, Heaven)

"On Earth, we still have a beautiful atmosphere that precisely maintains a thermally driven climatic system that shelters, shields and sustains our natural treasures."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Earth)

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

"Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Hope, Muslim, Freedom, Independence, Ideology, Treasure, Will)

"A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood."
- Charlotte Davis Kasl
(Related: Life, Heart, Adulthood, Children, Memories)

"In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Friendship, Job, Law, Public, Service, Support, Treasure)

"The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment."
- Johannes Kepler
(Related: Nature, Diversity, Mind, Order)

"Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Children, Gifts, Treasure)

"I grew up in an era where an orchestra was like a treasure chest."
- James Levine
(Related: Treasure)

"Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long we shall have each other."
- Joshua L. Liebman
(Related: Treasure)

"Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!"
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Happiness, Thought, Day, Deed, Treasure, Word)

"Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Art, Music, God, Treasure, Word, World)

"War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, War, People, Authority, Support)

"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Health, Love, Treasure, Will)

"A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need."
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Action, Treasure)

"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: Peace, Time, Blood, May, Security, State, Treasure)

"There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Life, People)

"Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Choice, Earth, Freedom, Possession)

"Like Venice, Italy, New Orleans is a cultural treasure. And everyone who lived in the city should be allowed to come back. But that doesn't mean that they all should live in exactly the same spot that they lived before."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: Italy, Treasure, Venice)

"Much has been said and continues to be said of what little concern the Turks had for the Acropolis treasures."
- Melina Mercouri
(Related: Concern)

"A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power."
- George Meredith
(Related: Beauty, Power, Treasure, Witty, Woman)

"Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Life, Music, People, Forget, Interest, Literature, World)

"Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Life, Music, People, Forget, Interest, Literature, World)

"Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness."
- John Milton
(Related: Covetousness, Man, Treasure)

"The Sun in London ran a front page declaring my bum a national treasure. I really did laugh at that. Its not like it can actually do anything, except wiggle."
- Kylie Minogue
(Related: London, Sun, Treasure)

"I'm glad I made the decision, although the practice of law - and particularly serving as a federal judge - was a part of my life that I really enjoyed and treasured and look back on it with fondness."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Decision, Law, Practice)

"I suppose I should say that I treasure blasphemy, as a faith of the highest order."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Faith, Order, Treasure)

"I have often noticed that after I had bestowed on the characters of my novels some treasured item of my past, it would pine away in the artificial world where I had so abruptly placed it."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Past, World)

"Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Being, Insects, Lies, Mind, Treasure)

"Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Afghanistan, American, Treasure, Worth)

"Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man."
- William Penn
(Related: Knowledge, Man, Treasure)

"If we treasure our own experience and regard it as real, we must also treasure other people's experience."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Experience, People, Treasure)

"The consolidation of the music business has made it difficult to encourage styles like the blues, all of which deserve to be celebrated as part of our most treasured national resources."
- Bonnie Raitt
(Related: Business, Music)

"Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you."
- Prem Rawat
(Related: Happiness, Lies, Treasure)

"I've gotten to know a number of readers from being online, and really treasure the time I've spent with them."
- Nora Roberts
(Related: Time, Being, Treasure)

"The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody has sought after them."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Women)

"Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Art, Life, Land, Living, Past, Present, Treasure)

"Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument."
- George Sand
(Related: Faith, Life, Argument, Excitement, Magnificence, Treasure, Words)

"Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness."
- George Sand
(Related: Hesitation, Kindness, Regret, Treasure)

"The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters."
- May Sarton
(Related: Change, Growth, Disasters, Garden, Loss)

"Unless action is taken soon - unless we can display the same vision of that earlier period - we will lose the treasure of California's open space and environmental beauty."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Beauty, Environmental, Action, Vision, Open, Space, Treasure, Will)

"Treasures are no longer to be got by instrumental art."
- Clara Schumann
(Related: Art)

"Each man in his way is a treasure."
- Robert Falcon Scott
(Related: Man, Treasure)

"What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it. Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it."
- Walter Scott
"Only he shakes the heavens and from its treasures takes our the winds. He joins the waters and the clouds and produces the rain. He does all those things. Only he realizes miracles permanently."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Clouds, Miracles, Rain)

"Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I'll take kingdoms back from thine."
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"We have a certain group of people in this country that seem to want to lock up our national treasures, our national parks, and cherished places and keep the public from enjoying them."
- Don Sherwood
(Related: People, Country, Public, Want)

"For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: Effort, Miracles)

"There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: Treasure)

"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)

"If love is the treasure, laughter is the key."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Love, Key, Laughter, Treasure)

"Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Power, Wealth, Ability, Authority, Liberty, Military, Vitality)

"These are icons to be treasured."
- Robert Stack
"People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Health, People, Care, Misers, Spirit, Treasure)

"People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Health, People, Care, Misers, Treasure)

"Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Wealth, Books, Generations, Inheritance, Nations, World)

"A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid."
- J. R. R. Tolkien
(Related: Key, Treasure)

"Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Health, Friend, Confidence, Contentment, Joy, Possession, Treasure)

"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Compassion, Patience, Simplicity)

"The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Man)

"I can't tell you what an honor it is, to even be mentioned in the same breath with Arthur Ashe. This is something I certainly will treasure forever."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Honor, Treasure, Will)

"Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins."
- Lope de Vega
"Relics are treasured as something close to the divine."
- Sarah Vowell
"The public treasure has been duly applied to the uses to which it was appropriated by Parliament, and regular accounts have been annually laid before Parliament, of every article of expense."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Parliament, Public, Treasure)

"If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Europe, Future, Germany, Historians, Nations, Past)

"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Moments)

"I don't have anything that I treasure at all. They're just things. I tend to buy an awful lot of stuff, like clothes and things. But I wouldn't be bothered if my house burns down tomorrow."
- Robbie Williams
(Related: Clothes, Tomorrow, Treasure)

"And every now and then people find the bugs, and they interpret those as cool failures in the Sims terms. For them it's like a treasure hunt, you know."
- Will Wright
(Related: People, Bugs, Now, Treasure)

"May love's kindred treasure box fling your luminescent glove."
- Isabel Yosito
(Related: Love, May, Treasure)