Geoffrey Chaucer (19th century portrait)
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 - October 25, 1400) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and a diplomat. He is often referred to as the Father of English Literature. Although he wrote many works he is best ... more
Love is blind.
The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.
Time and tide wait for no man.
People can die of mere imagination.
First he wrought, and afterward he taught.
We know little of the things for which we pray.
Certes, they been lye to hounds, for an hound when he cometh by the roses, or by other bushes, though he may nat pisse, yet wole he heve up his leg and make a countenance to pisse.
Ye been oure lord, dooth with youre owene thyngRight as yow list.
Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was.