Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision.
- Pericles – vision "The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it." ~Pericles
- Andrew Hornery – nuggets of gold “I spend my working life sifting for nuggets of gold, sometimes they take a bit of polishing, but often that’s the fun bit.” ~Andrew Hornery
- Weisheit erwerben ist besser als Gold und Weisheit erwerben ist besser als Gold und Einsicht erwerben edler als Silber. (König Salomon)
- "I have seen a thousand graves opened, and… "I have seen a thousand graves opened, and always perceived that whatever was gone, the teeth and hair remained of those who had died with them. Is not this odd? They go the very first things in youth and yet last the longest in the dust." - Lord Byron