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 Goldsilver.com

“…..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

“…..as 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”