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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Definition of All That Glitters Is Not Gold

What does All That Glitters Is Not Gold mean?

proverb

  1. Things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.

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"All That Glitters Is Not Gold" is a musical single of The Brothers Wat.

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Google previewOxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2015)

by Jennifer Speake

m hypocrisy, self- preservation; slander All that GLITTERS is not gold 'Glisters', despite its Shakespearean authority, is now less often found than 'glitters'. The variant form illustrated in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Proverbs (2008)

by Jennifer Speake

All that glitters is not gold. 1933E . B. BLACKRavenelle Riddle iv. All that glitters is not gold. .. Every bird who calls himself an American doesn't happen to be one. 1987D. FISKEMurder Bound ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992)

by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder

All that glitters is not gold. Vars.: (a) All is not gold that glitters.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wit and Wisdom (1897)

A Collection of Over Nine Thousand Anecdotes, and Illustrations of Life, Character, Humor and Pathos

"All that glitters is not gold," usually quoted, "All is not gold that glitters,"—" Merchant of Venice." " Screw your courage to the sticking-place " (not point), — " Macbeth." " Make assurance doubly sure," — " Macbeth. " " Hang out our banners on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Legends, Updated and Expanded Edition: A-L (2012)

by Jan Harold Brunvand

All That Glitters Is Not Gold”...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases (1880)

With a Copious Index of Principal Words by Thomas Preston

GLITTERS: All that glitters is not gold. GNATS: Men strain at gnats, and swallow camels! GO: If you want a thing done, go; if not, send. GO ABOUT: Better go about than fall into the ditch. GOD: God sends meat, and the devil sends cooks.

Google previewA dictionary of the drama (1904)

a guide to the plays, playwrights, players, and playhouses of the United Kingdom and America, from the earliest times to the present. vol. 1. A-G. by William Davenport Adams

All that Glitters is not Gold. A comedy adapted from the French by Thomas and J. M. >iorton (q.v.), and flrst performed at the Olympic Theatre, London, on January 13, 1851, with W. Farren as Jasper Plum, Leigh Murray as Stephen Plum , ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

gold all that glitters is not gold: see GLITTER. fool's gold: see FOOL. go gold ...

Google previewThe Bedside Dream Dictionary (2007)

by Silvana Amar

remember,“All that glitters is not gold.”Your unconscious mind may be reminding you not to judge things on appearances alone. Grave/Graveyard. Graves are generally depressing and represent some form of death. On a very physical level ...

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All that glitters is not gold, nor all that sparkles silver.
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  • ALL IS NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS.
  • NOT ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD.

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