Best Quotes from Geoffrey Chaucer

Time and tide wait for no man.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Love is blind.

Geoffrey Chaucer

The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.

Geoffrey Chaucer

And she was fair as is the rose in May.

Geoffrey Chaucer

There’s no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Whoso will pray, he must fast and be clean, And fat his soul, and make his body lean.

Geoffrey Chaucer

People can die of mere imagination.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Forbid us something, and that thing we desire.

Geoffrey Chaucer

The life so short, the crafts so long to learn.

Geoffrey Chaucer

By nature, men love newfangledness.

Geoffrey Chaucer

We know little of the things for which we pray.

Geoffrey Chaucer

The guilty think all talk is of themselves.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.

Geoffrey Chaucer

He was as fresh as is the month of May.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Murder will out, this my conclusion.

Geoffrey Chaucer

First he wrought, and afterward he taught.

Geoffrey Chaucer

Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was.

Geoffrey Chaucer

There’s never a new fashion but it’s old.

Geoffrey Chaucer