Gold Sayings

By | February 7, 2009

Sayings about Gold & Silver

He who has gold is served by the devil. ~ Japanese Proverb

Gold that is lent goes away laughing and comes back in tears. ~ Turkish Proverb

All that glitters is not gold, nor all that sparkles silver. ~ Finnish Proverb

Gold glitters even in the mud. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

Every cloud has a silver lining. ~ Traditional Proverb

Chains of gold are stronger than chains of iron. ~ English Proverb

Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold. ~ Latin Proverb

An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. ~ Chinese Proverb

Gold that falls to earth never dims. ~ Thai Proverb

Gold takes no rust. ~ Turkish Proverb

Pure gold does not fear the smelter. ~ Chinese Proverb

Talking is silver, silence is golden. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Build a golden bridge for the fleeing enemy. ~ French Proverb

As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. ~ Traditional Proverb

Gold bears more gold. ~ Iranian Proverb

He who sleeps in a silver bed has golden dreams. ~ German Proverb

The gold of the new world has ruined the old one. ~ German Proverb

The truth is like gold: keep it locked up and you will find it exactly as you first put it away. ~ Senegalese Proverb

One can pay back the loan of gold, but one lies forever in debt to those who are kind. ~ Malay Proverb

Law is a flag and gold is the wind that makes it wave. ~ Russian Proverb

The spirit of women is made of quicksilver; their heart of wax. ~ Chinese Proverb

Sleep on a bed of silver and dream of gold. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

Better a bed of wood than a bier of gold. ~ Russian Proverb

Save three pieces of gold and the fourth one will fall into your lap. ~ Croatian Proverb

The just man may sin with an open chest of gold before him. ~ Italian Proverb

A silver hammer can open an iron gate. ~ Basque Proverb

A woman is like the moon-some nights it is silver others gold. ~ Armenian Proverb

Speech is silver; silence is golden. ~ Swiss Proverb

Deprive a mirror of its silver and even the czar won’t see his face. ~ Russian Proverb

The ass bedecked with gold still eats thistles. ~ German Proverb

Those who fight with silver spears are sure of their victory. ~ Greek Proverb

When you go to buy, don’t show your silver. ~ Chinese Proverb

Brandy is as lead in the morning, silver at noon, and gold at night. ~ German Proverb

Without gold even the daylight is dark. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

You can’t buy an inch of time with an inch of gold. ~ Chinese Proverb

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