Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes

Most popular Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes

Murder will out.
— Geoffrey Chaucer

murder

Never is a long time.
— Geoffrey Chaucer
Patience is a high virtue.

patience

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
— Geoffrey Chaucer

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All good things must come to an end.
— Geoffrey Chaucer
The guilty think all talk is of themselves.

guilt

This world is but a thoroughfare full of woes.

the world

A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall.
— Geoffrey Chaucer
What is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing.
— Geoffrey Chaucer

women

The handsome gifts that fate and nature lend us most often are the very ones that end us.
— Geoffrey Chaucer
What is better than gold? Jasper. What is better than Jasper? Wisdom. What is better than Wisdom? Woman. What is better than a good woman? Nothing.