Gold Quotations – Past and Present

gold-quotationsFrom literary giants, Greek philosophers, political figures and poets to independent financial pundits and columnists, whatever personal views you hold about this precious metal, I think you’ll agree, that gold has evoked passionate opinion for thousands of years.

Below is a varied collection of gold quotes gleaned from individuals from the past and the present. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did 🙂

If there are any not included on this list here that you feel would fit, please send an email to [email protected] Gold Quotes From Around the Globe
“…..If all the gold ever produced on Earth were formed into a single cube its edge would be less than 20 metres – 2 metres shorter than a tennis court…..”

– Paul Tustain of Bullionvault review

“…..A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold…..”

– John Lothrop Motley

“…..Gold is the only money that has never failed in the 5,000 year history of its use by humans…..”

– Mike Maloney of

“…..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

“…..All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king…..”

– J.R.R Tolkien

“…..All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue…..”

– Plato

“…..One of the most trusted models that I use to value gold is my Fear Index…..”

– James Turk of “Goldmoney”

“…..Gold is not going up – Money is losing its value…..”

– Peter Schiff of “Euro Pacific Capital”

“…..Everything has its limit – iron ore cannot be educated into gold…..”

– Mark Twain

“…..Adjusted for inflation, gold should be selling for over $2,300 an ounce and could reach $5,000 an ounce…..”

– Gerald Celente of the “Trends Research Institute”

“…..Gold would have to hit $7150 to be the equivalent of the 1980 record…..”

– Mark Faber of the “Gloom, Doom and Boom Report”

“…..Gold is the money of kings, silver is the money of gentlemen, barter is the money of peasants – but debt is the money of slaves…..”

– Norm Franz

“… far as money is concerned, the nearest thing to riskless money is gold…..”

– Richard Russell

“…..Gold is not a commodity, it’s not a speculation, it’s a currency….it’s been out of favour for 20 years…..Now suddenly it’s coming back!…..”

– Max Keiser of the “Keiser Report”