Gold Inspiration 2
I decorated my house like a medieval gothic castle, European-style. Chandeliers and red velvet curtains. My bedroom is pink and black, my bathroom is totally Hello Kitty, I have a massive pink couch and a big antique gold cross.
People think the gold medal is yours and they say you're going to win - but they have no idea how hard it is. People aren't doing it negatively - they're mostly lovely and they really do want you to win - but they don't understand the difficulty and intensity of competition.
Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood and tears and effort in the gym every day.
Ferdinand was a gold trader. He was a lawyer for mining companies. When he entered politics in l949, he had tons and tons of gold. When Bill Gates was a college dropout, Ferdinand already possessed billions of dollars and tons of gold. It wasn't stolen.
To have this gold medal around my neck is an indescribable feeling. I'm the happiest person right now. -Jordyn Wieber
There are a lot of guys who play in the NBA. There aren't a lot of guys who have a chance to win a gold medal, too.
You ready? I have gold teeth, I have braids, I'm wearing Rick Owens moon boots, I have rips in my denim, a biker vest, I love artsy girls, my favourite artists are Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon. I'm obsessed with being different.
Stars are rare creatures, and not everyone can be one. But there isn't anyone on earth - not you, not me, not the girl next door - who wouldn't like to be a movie star holding up that gold statuette on Academy Award night.
I'm not one of those people who wakes up and thinks, 'Bring on the day!' I have to have about 7 pints of coffee before I'm even remotely awake. But I love the golden hour in the evening, as hokey as that sounds. Just as the sun is about to set and you get those lovely shadows and everything looks gold and yellow.
Gold is a great thing to sew into your garments if you're a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939, but I think civilized people don't buy gold, they invest in productive businesses. Charlie Munger
I like a lot of metal music. So that's really what I listen to a lot. Or I listen to a lot of kind of off the cuff, like I love artists like Santigold, or Gold Frapp. Yeah. Pelican. Yeah. Jada Pinkett Smith
Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot. Gabby Douglas
I believe in the Golden Rule - The Man with the Gold... Rules.
I believe in all of these Irish myths, like leprechauns. Not the pot of gold, not the Lucky Charms leprechauns. But maybe was there something in the traditional sense? I believe that this stuff came from somewhere other than people's imaginations. Megan Fox
I learned that the majority of the time, simplicity is the best way to go about things as you peel away the layers... that's when you start finding the gold... I can't say that was from my own acting. That was from observing actors like John Spencer and Martin Sheen... I had a chance just to observe. Dule Hill
Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance. Tove Jansson
The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold. Albert Pike
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold. Khalil Gibran
An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable. Alan Greenspan
I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch. Woody Allen
More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure. Cecil Beaton
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world. Euripides
Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn. John Updike
After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It's in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin' at it. Carl Perkins
Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth. D. H. Lawrence
I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card. Victoria Beckham
A mask of gold hides all deformities. Thomas Dekker
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold. William Moulton Marston
I have always felt that if a man gives you a solid gold key to his door he is entitled to the courtesy of a visit. Hedy Lamarr
Gold's was the first bodybuilding gym made for bodybuilders. Joe Gold
Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines. Paracelsus
Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them. David Ricardo
On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom. Adelbert von Chamisso
You look like gold. I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass. Ben Harper
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Martha Graham
Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths. Elizabeth I
A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles. Richard Burton
Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise. Gwendolyn Brooks
Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all. John Greenleaf Whittier