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    Gold

  1. It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  2. Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.
       -- Yiddish Proverb

  3. Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay, expands great souls.
       -- Antoine Rivarol

  4. The man who works for the gold in the job rather than for the money in the pay envelope, is the fellow who gets on.
       -- Joseph French Johnson

  5. Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.
       -- Vergil

  6. There is thy gold; worse poison to men's souls,
    Doing more murther in this loathsome world,
    Than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell:
       -- William Shakespeare

  7. Gold will be slave or master.
       -- Horace

  8. Gold has worked down from Alexander's time ... When something holds good for two thousand years I do not believe it can be so because of prejudice or mistaken theory.
       -- Bernard M. Baruch

  9. A mask of gold hides all deformities.
       -- Thomas Dekker


    Gossip

  10. Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
       -- George Bancroft

  11. None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
       -- Charles Caleb Colton

  12. Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  13. Gossip is always a personal confession either of malice or imbecility.
       -- Josiah Gilbert Holland

  14. What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
       -- Edgar Watson Howe

  15. There isn't much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  16. Knowledge is power if you know about the right person.
       -- Ethel Watts Mumford

  17. A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
       -- Ouida

  18. A little public scandal is good once in a while. It takes the tension out of the news.
       -- Beryl Pfizer

  19. And all who told it added something new,
    And all who heard it made enlargements too.
       -- Alexander Pope

  20. Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
       -- Antoine Rivarol

  21. The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.
       -- Will Rogers

  22. No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
       -- Bertrand Russel

  23. What some invent, the rest enlarge.
       -- Jonathan Swift

  24. That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
       -- Izaak Walton

  25. Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
       -- Walter Winchell


    Government

  26. Governments last as long as the undertaxed can defend themselves against the overtaxed.
       -- Bernhard Berenson

  27. The government is becoming the family of last resort.
       -- Jerry Brown

  28. The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau.
       -- James F. Byrnes

  29. The point to remember is that what the Government gives it must first take away.
       -- John Caldwell

  30. In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
       -- Thomas Carlyle

  31. He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich that they in turn may care for the laboring poor.
       -- Grover Cleveland

  32. The American wage earner and the American housewife are a lot better economists than most economists care to admit. They know that a government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
       -- Gerald R. Ford

  33. Good government is no substitute for self-government.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  34. All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.
       -- James A. Garfield

  35. Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
       -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  36. A goverment that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.
       -- Barry Goldwater

  37. A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity, but a weak one is odious in the former, and contemptible in the latter.
       -- George Greenville

  38. Far more important to me is, that I should be loyal to what I regard as the law of my political life, which is this: a belief that that country is best governed, which is least governed ...
       -- George Hoadly

  39. Government is a kind of legalized pillage.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  40. That government is best which governs least, because its people discipline themselves.
       -- Thomas Jefferson

  41. Doing what's right isn't the problem. It's knowing what's right.
       -- Lyndon B. Johnson

  42. My experience in government is that when things are non-controversial and beautifully coordinated, there is not much going on.
       -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  43. You can't run a government solely on a business basis ... Government should be human. It should have a heart.
       -- Herbert Henry Lehman

  44. Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence?
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  45. No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  46. Every country has the government it deserves.
       -- Joseph de Maistre

  47. You have the God-given right to kick the government around--don't hesitate to do so.
       -- Edmund Muske

  48. The art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs.
       -- Napoleon Bonaparte

  49. Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
       -- William Penn

  50. The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men.
       -- Plato

  51. A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
       -- James Reston

  52. Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
       -- Will Rogers

  53. The government is us; we are the government, you and I.
       -- Theodore Roosevelt

  54. The true art of government consists in not governing too much.
       -- Jonathan Shipley

  55. Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
       -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  56. Wherever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship.
       -- Harry S. Truman

  57. Government is not reason, it is not eloquence -- it is force.
       -- George Washington


    Grace

  58. Gracefulness has been defined to be the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
       -- William Hazlitt

  59. He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural.
       -- William Shakespeare

  60. Beauty and grace command the world.
       -- Park Benjamin

  61. God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  62. How inimitably graceful children are before they learn to dance.
       -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  63. Grace is to the body, what good sense is to the mind.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  64. A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation.
       -- Francis Bacon

  65. Do you know that the ready concession of minor points is a part of the grace of life?
       -- Henry Harland

  66. Grace is savage and must be savage in order to be perfect.
       -- Charles A. Stoddard


    Gratitude

  67. Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.
       -- Lord Halifax

  68. Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
       -- Jean Jacques Rousseau

  69. If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
       -- Mark Twain

  70. Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
       -- Felix Frankfurter

  71. Nothing tires a man more than to be grateful all the time.
       -- Ed Howe

  72. There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
       -- Seneca

  73. Gratitude is the heart's memory.
       -- French Proverb

  74. Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
       -- Cicero

  75. Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher


    Grave

  76. He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.
       -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  77. O how small a portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living.
       -- Philip II

  78. An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can't confine me there.
       -- Edward Young

  79. We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
       -- Tryon Edwards

  80. The grave is still the best shelter against the storms of destiny.
       -- G. C. Lichtenberg

  81. There is but one easy place in this world, and that is the grave.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  82. A grave, wherever found, preaches a short and pithy sermon to the soul.
       -- Nathaniel Hawthorne

  83. The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
       -- Ellen Glasgow


    Gravity

  84. Too much gravity argues a shallow mind.
       -- Johann Kaspar Lavater

  85. Gravity is only the bark of wisdom; but it preserves it.
       -- Confucius

  86. Those wanting wit affect gravity, and go by the name of solid men.
       -- John Dryden

  87. Gravity is a trick of the body devised to conceal deficiencies of the mind.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  88. There is gravity in wisdom, but no particular wisdom in gravity.
       -- Josh Billings


    Greatness

  89. Not he is great who can alter matter, but he who can alter my state of mind.
    --Ralph Waldo Emerson

  90. There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet.
    --William F. Halsey

  91. There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
    --Charles Dudley Warner

  92. Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.
    --Edmund Burke

  93. In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.
    --William Shakespeare

  94. Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
    --Albert Einstein


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