World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes
49 Famous Quotes by Geoffrey Chaucer
- 10/25/1400
Also Known As:  
Chaucer
Professions:  
Information:  
About Geoffrey Chaucer

Mordre wol out, that see we day by day.

Murder Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 15,058), The Nun's Priest's Tale

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

But every thyng which schyneth as the gold, Nis nat gold, as that I have herd it told.

Appearance Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (preamble, l. 17,362), The Canon's Yeoman's Tale

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Every honest miller has a golden thumb.

Gold Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales, old saying

5 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Yet in oure asshen olde is fyr yreke.

Fire Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 3,881), The Reeve's Tale

5 out of 5 stars
2 votes

The guilty think all talk is of themselves

Guilt Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Hyt is not al golde that glareth.

Appearance Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The House of Fame (bk. I, l. 272)

4 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Frieth in his own grease.

Punishment Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (V, 6069), The Wife of Bath's Tale

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

I am not the rose, but I have lived near the rose. [Fr., Je ne suis pas la rose, mais j'ai vecu pres d'elle.]

Roses Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Romaunt of the Rose

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Ther n' is no werkman whatever he be, That may both werken wel and hastily. This wol be done at leisure parfitly.

Work Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 585), The Merchant's Tale

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

And yet he hadde "a thombe of gold" pardee.

Gold Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 563)

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

The thrustelcok made eek hir lay, The wode dove upon the spray She sang ful loude and cleere.

Doves Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales, The Tale of Sir Thopas

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

That men by reason will it calle may The daisie or elles the eye of day The emperice, and floure of floures alle.

Daisies Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Legend of Good Women (l. 184)

3 out of 5 stars
4 votes

Felds hath eyen, and wode have eres.

Proverbs Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 1,522), The Knight's Tale

2 out of 5 stars
2 votes

That of all the floures in the mede, Thanne love I most these floures white and rede, Suche as men callen daysyes in her toune.

Daisies Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Legend of Good Women (l. 41)

2 out of 5 stars
2 votes

His studie was but litel on the Bible.

Scripture Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 4)

1 out of 5 stars
1 votes

For gold in phisik is a cordial; Therefore he lovede gold in special.

Gold Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 443)

1 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Many a smale maketh a grate.

Proverbs Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales, The Parson's Tale

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

So was hir jolly whistel wel y-wette.

Proverbs Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 4,155), The Reeve's Tale

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche.

Learning Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 308)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

For thre may kepe a counsel, if twain be awaie.

Secrecy Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Ten Commandments of Love (41)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Rose were sette of swete savour, With many roses that thei bere.

Roses Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Romaunt of the Rose

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

But Cristes loore, and his Apostles twelve He taughte, but first he folowed it hymselfe.

Preaching Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 527)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

And broughte of mighty ale a large quart.

Drinking Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (l. 3,497), The Miller's Tale

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

He koude songes make and well endite.

Poets Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 95)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

This noble ensample to his sheepe he gaf,-- That firste he wroughte and after he taughte.

Example Quotes, by Geoffrey Chaucer , Source: The Canterbury Tales (prologue, l. 496)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes