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Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes

And she was fair as is the rose in May.

By nature, men love newfangledness.

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

First he wrought, and afterward he taught.

Forbid us something, and that thing we desire.

He was as fresh as is the month of May.

Love is blind.

Murder will out, this my conclusion.

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

People can die of mere imagination.

The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.

The guilty think all talk is of themselves.

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

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

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

Time and tide wait for no man.

We know little of the things for which we pray.

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

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