all that glitters is not gold

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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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Submitted on September 25, 2011

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All that Glitters is Not GoldA thing or a person that seems attractive at very first glance but actually worth nothing
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