All That Glitters Is Not Gold Meaning?


'All that glitters is not gold' is a phrase that first originated in the 12th century. The meaning of 'all that glitters is not gold' is that not just because something looks appealing or pleasant to the eye makes it as good as you think it is. It can refer to anything from a person, a place, or a material object.
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A well known saying meaning looks can be deceiving. It was popularized by William Shakespeare's play. The Merchant of Venice. although it was already a popular saying before Shakespeare
The original form of this phrase was 'all that glisters is not gold' meaning: a showy article may not necessarily be valuable.
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The common yet misconstrued assumption that everything having a shiny or gold like appearance has intrinsic value. Source(s)….
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