Wise Quotes on the Benefits of Silver and Gold Bullion
"Gold and silver coins will protect from the coming financial crash"
"Fiat currency always returns to its intrinsic value ... ZERO"
"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"
"Gold and silver 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"
"You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the Government. And, with due respect for these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the Capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold"
George Bernard Shaw
"In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value."
"You wouldn't cancel your insurance policy in the middle of a hurricane, and you shouldn't sell silver when it takes a tumble. Like any insurance, silver's value will pay out over time, not day by day"
"Those entrapped by the herd instinct are drowned in the deluges of history. But there are always the few who observe, reason, and take precautions, and thus escape the flood. For these few gold has been the asset of last resort"
"You can never really own real estate for instance; if you think you can, just try not paying your property taxes for a few years"
"The Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules"
"Although gold and silver are not by nature money, money is by nature gold and silver"
"The major monetary metal throughout history is silver, not gold"
"The desire for gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"When people become frightened, they look for things of real value. They will go to monetary metals, gold and silver"
"Gold is money; everything else is credit."
"Bitcoin is not an actual physical coin, and if computers are shut down, you can't buy or sell them. That's why nothing will ever replace gold and silver coins themselves, and all investors should have them at home or in a safe deposit box (or secure private vault)"
"The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin"
"I see a great future for gold and silver coins as the currency people may increasingly turn to when paper currencies begin to disintegrate"
"Betting against gold is the same as betting on governments. He who bets on governments and government money bets against 6,000 years of recorded human history"
"Because gold is honest money it is disliked by dishonest men"
"Here’s the dirty little secret: Fiat currency is designed to lose value. Its very purpose is to confiscate your wealth and transfer it to the government. Each time the government prints a new dollar and spends it, the government gets the full purchasing power of that dollar"
"If you don’t have gold or silver you really don’t have any money"
"As good as gold"
"The possession of gold has ruined fewer men than the lack of it"
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
"Silver remains the most undervalued asset, precious metal and form of money in the world today. As fiat currencies devalue, it will likely soar in value in terms of all fiat currencies and indeed in central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) should they be introduced. Physical gold and especially silver - bullion and numismatic coins especially - will be essential to weather the coming currency devaluations and economic dislocations"