Top 35 Quotes About Gold Rush

#1. It's a gold rush ad we're selling the shovels.

Josh Williams

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#2. The Gold Rush(1925) affirmed Charlie Chaplin's belief that tragedy and comedy are never far apart.

Steven Jay Schneider

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#3. The first treasure California began to surrender after the Gold Rush as the oldest: her land.

John Jakes

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#4. If you've been wondering where the next gold rush is going to take place, look up at the night sky to our closest celestial neighbor. The next economic boom might just be a mere 240,000 miles away on the bella luna.

Peter Diamandis

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#5. Prayer is always in danger of degenerating into a glorified gold rush. How to get things from God occupies most [books].

Aiden Wilson Tozer

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#6. The fact that California was the most cosmopolitan state in the union, as a result of the gold rush, simply made white voters more susceptible to racist and xenophobic arguments.

H.W. Brands

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#7. If you view life as a gold rush, you're going to end up worshiping a golden calf.

Cornel West

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#8. That was somewhere near the middle of a modern gold rush. Never before have so many unskilled twenty-four-year-olds made so much money in so little time as we did this decade in New York and London.

Michael Lewis

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#9. Some miners' wives take in washing and make more money than their husbands do. In every gold rush from this one to the Klondike, the suppliers and service industries will gather up the dust while ninety-nine per cent of the miners go home with empty pokes.

John McPhee

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#10. only people who profit from a gold rush are the ones who sell the picks and shovels. People who use them don't fare as well.


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#11. DNA was my only gold rush. I regarded DNA as worth a gold rush.

James D. Watson

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#12. During the gold rush its a good time to be in the pick and shovel business

Mark Twain

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#13. I was born in 1951 in Kalgoorlie, a prosperous mining town 370 miles east of Perth, Western Australia. Kalgoorlie was a gold rush town which sprang up in the desert after the Irishman Paddy Hannan struck gold there in 1892.

Barry Marshall

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#14. The Internet is like a gold-rush; the only people making money are those who sell the pans.

Will Hobbs

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#15. I really wanted to write an adventure story, a murder-mystery that was set during the gold-rush years in New Zealand.

Eleanor Catton

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#16. Most of the fiction on the California Gold Rush makes it sound like one grand, boyish adventure. However, when you read the real history, you realize that it wasn't that way at all.

Laurence Yep

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#17. In any "age" there are always waves, the first gold rush where there are many players, then the crowning of a few kings where everything converges to a few places, and the third wave where the market is stable enough to accommodate several small players who serve particular niches.


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#18. Today, in the Internet gold rush, so many people go into dot-com jobs right from school or even before finishing. Their motivation is understandable, but sometimes they just lack experience.

Mitch Kapor

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#19. Prudence is not the same thing as caution. Caution is a helpful strategy when you're crossing a minefield; it's a disaster when you're in a gold rush.

John Ortberg

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#20. During the Gold Rush, most would-be miners lost money, but people who sold them picks, shovels, tents and blue-jeans (Levi Strauss) made a nice profit.

Peter Lynch

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#21. I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water.

Neil Young

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#22. name. It was truly a revolution in psychiatry, and a gold rush for drug companies, who suddenly had hundreds of new disorders they could invent medications for, millions of new patients they could treat. "The

Jon Ronson

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#23. I was surprised at how cosmopolitan the Gold Rush was: prospectors were of all races, genders, and countries. I was equally surprised at how fast gold prospecting became big business.

Laurence Yep

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#24. The Gold Rush and the Pony Express made Sacramento a substantial place in terms of enterprise.

Wayne Thiebaud

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#25. I wound up becoming an A&R man at London Records in the 1990s, during the boom of Britpop, the last great gold rush of the music industry. I saw incredible greed and terrible behaviour. I was greedy and terribly behaved.

John Niven

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#26. Lack is the last great gold rush, Claude. The world is poor and getting poorer. But we can turn that to our advantage. When someone's got nothing, does he care how much debt he gets into? When he's walled in and someone offers him a way out, does he stop to read the small print?

Paul Murray

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#27. Unfortunately ... I missed out on the California Gold Rush a century before ... I'll be dammed if I miss out on this one.

Timothy Pina

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#28. Researching and writing about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98 was one of the most exciting and involving projects I've undertaken.

Will Hobbs

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#29. Men rush to California and Australia as if the true gold were to be found in that direction but that is to go to the very opposite extreme to where it lies. They go prospecting farther and farther away from the true lead, and are most unfortunate when they think themselves most successful.

Henry David Thoreau

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#30. In the creation of comedy, it is paradoxical that tragedy stimulates the spirit of ridicule; because ridicule, I suppose is an attitude of defiance: we must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature - or go insane

Charlie Chaplin

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#31. Every settlement with two shacks and a saloon gave itself a name: Helltown, Fair Play, Grizzly Flats, Piety Hill, Whiskey Flat, You Bet, Nary Red, Lousy Ravine, Petticoat Slide.

Donald Dale Jackson

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#32. There's a land - oh, it beckons and beckons,
And I want to go back - and I will.

Robert Service

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#33. It is a great rush to come up with a joke that gets a good response from the audience. It's gold!

Kevin Nealon

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#34. In 1847, two years before the greedy rush for gold began in California, the Mormons quietly began irrigating Utah's Salt Lake Valley. In a sense, they were the first American irrigators of any significance. And their knowledge about the art of applying water to land has spread throughout the world.

Stuart Campbell

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#35. There's no doubt in my mind that we'll have a mania in gold. And because the gold and especially silver markets are so tiny, the rush into them will be like trying to push the contents of Hoover Dam through a garden hose. Our positions will go absolutely ballistic.

Doug Casey

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