Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.
— Robert Browning

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson splendors quote

Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
— Benjamin Disraeli

Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.
— Horace

Extended empires are like expanded gold, exchanging solid strength for feeble splendor.
— Samuel Johnson