Facts about Geoffrey Chaucer

Occup.Poet
FromEngland
DiedOctober 25, 1400

Summary

Geoffrey Chaucer was a famous Poet from England.

Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Geoffrey, under the main topic Men.

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19 Famous quotes by Geoffrey Chaucer

Small: He was as fresh as is the month of May
"He was as fresh as is the month of May"
Small: First he wrought, and afterward he taught
"First he wrought, and afterward he taught"
Small: Time and tide wait for no man
"Time and tide wait for no man"
Small: The guilty think all talk is of themselves
"The guilty think all talk is of themselves"
Small: Forbid us something, and that thing we desire
"Forbid us something, and that thing we desire"
Small: Filth and old age, Im sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity
"Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity"
Small: Theres no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily
"There's no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily"
Small: The life so short, the crafts so long to learn
"The life so short, the crafts so long to learn"
Small: Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was
"Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was"
Small: Love is blind
"Love is blind"
Small: By nature, men love newfangledness
"By nature, men love newfangledness"
Small: Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife,
"Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed"
Small: Theres never a new fashion but its old
"There's never a new fashion but it's old"
Small: The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people
"The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people"
Small: Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean, And fat his soul, and make his body lean
"Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean, And fat his soul, and make his body lean"
Small: People can die of mere imagination
"People can die of mere imagination"
Small: Murder will out, this my conclusion
"Murder will out, this my conclusion"
Small: And she was fair as is the rose in May
"And she was fair as is the rose in May"
Small: We know little of the things for which we pray
"We know little of the things for which we pray"