Canterbury Tales Quotes

Quotes tagged as "canterbury-tales" (showing 1-5 of 5)
Geoffrey Chaucer
“Patience is a conquering virtue.”
Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer
“If gold rusts, what then can iron do?”
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

Helene Hanff
“I liked reading about the nun who ate so dainty with her fingers she never dripped any grease on herself. I've never been able to make that claim and I use a fork.”
Helene Hanff, 84, Charing Cross Road

Geoffrey Chaucer
“Until we're rotten, we cannot be ripe.”
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Volume 2

Geoffrey Chaucer
“Though there was nowhere one so busy as he/ He was less busy than he seemed to be.”
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales