Favorite Quotes

Universal Coin and Bullion features a collection of quotes on the company’s website.  We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below:


“Gold is a deep-persuading orator.”

-          Richard Barnfield


“Speak silver, reply gold.”

-          Swahili Proverb


“The first chief function of money is to supply commodities with the material for the expression of their values, or to represent their values as magnitudes of the same de=nomination, qualitatively, equal, and quantitatively comparable. It thus serves as a universal measure of value. And only by virtue of this function does gold, the equivalent commodity par excellence, become money.”

-          Karl Marx


“Though wisdom cannot be gotten for gold, still less can it be gotten without it.”

-          Samuel Butler


“You have to choose (as a voter) between trusting to the natural stability of gold and thee natural stability and intelligence of the members of the government. And with due respect to these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold.”

-          George Bernard Shaw