Edmund Spenser Quotes

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Edmund Spenser quotes: It is the mind that maketh good of ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. It is the mind that maketh good of ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
Edmund Spenser quotes: For easy things, that may be got at will, Most sorts of men do set but little store. For easy things, that may be got at will, Most sorts of men do set but little store.
Edmund Spenser quotes: She bathed with roses red, And violets blew.And all the sweetest flowresThat in the forrest grew. She bathed with roses red,
And violets blew.
And all the sweetest flowres
That in the forrest grew.
Edmund Spenser quotes: All for love, and nothing for reward. All for love, and nothing for reward.
Edmund Spenser quotes: [...] one louing howreFor many yeares of sorrow can dispence:A dram of sweet is worth a pound of sowre [...] one louing howre
For many yeares of sorrow can dispence:
A dram of sweet is worth a pound of sowre
Edmund Spenser quotes: All that in this delightful garden grows should happy be and have immortal bliss. All that in this delightful garden grows should happy be and have immortal bliss.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The Patron of true Holinesse,Foule Errour doth defeate:Hypocrisie him to entrappe,Doth to his home entreate. The Patron of true Holinesse,
Foule Errour doth defeate:
Hypocrisie him to entrappe,
Doth to his home entreate.
Edmund Spenser quotes: And thus of all my harvest-hope I have Nought reaped but a weedye crop of care. And thus of all my harvest-hope I have Nought reaped but a weedye crop of care.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Much more profitable and gracious is doctrine by example than by rule. Much more profitable and gracious is doctrine by example than by rule.
Edmund Spenser quotes: For trumpets sterne to chaunge mine Oaten reeds,And sing of Knights and Ladies gentle deeds; For trumpets sterne to chaunge mine Oaten reeds,
And sing of Knights and Ladies gentle deeds;
Edmund Spenser quotes: Fierce warres and faithfull loves shall moralize my song. Fierce warres and faithfull loves shall moralize my song.
Edmund Spenser quotes: I hate the day, because it lendeth lightTo see all things, but not my love to see. I hate the day, because it lendeth light
To see all things, but not my love to see.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Ah! when will this long weary day have end, And lende me leave to come unto my love?- Epithalamion Ah! when will this long weary day have end,
And lende me leave to come unto my love?
- Epithalamion
Edmund Spenser quotes: Fresh spring the herald of love's mighty king. Fresh spring the herald of love's mighty king.
Edmund Spenser quotes: All love is sweet Given or returned And its familiar voice wearies not ever. All love is sweet Given or returned And its familiar voice wearies not ever.
Edmund Spenser quotes: All that in this world is great or gay,Doth, as a vapor, vanish and decay. All that in this world is great or gay,
Doth, as a vapor, vanish and decay.
Edmund Spenser quotes: But times do change and move continually. But times do change and move continually.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Bright as does the morning star appear,Out of the east with flaming locks bedight,To tell the dawning day is drawing near. Bright as does the morning star appear,
Out of the east with flaming locks bedight,
To tell the dawning day is drawing near.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Yet nothing did he dread, but euer was ydrad. Yet nothing did he dread, but euer was ydrad.
Edmund Spenser quotes: O sacred hunger of ambitious minds. O sacred hunger of ambitious minds.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Why then should witless man so much misweeneThat nothing is but that which he hath seene? Why then should witless man so much misweene
That nothing is but that which he hath seene?
Edmund Spenser quotes: And he that strives to touch the starsOft stumbles at a straw. And he that strives to touch the stars
Oft stumbles at a straw.
Edmund Spenser quotes: To be wise and eke to love,Is granted scarce to gods above. To be wise and eke to love,
Is granted scarce to gods above.
Edmund Spenser quotes: So Orpheus did for his owne bride,So I unto my selfe alone will sing,The woods shall to me answer and my Eccho ring. So Orpheus did for his owne bride,
So I unto my selfe alone will sing,
The woods shall to me answer and my Eccho ring.
Edmund Spenser quotes: And all for love, and nothing for reward. And all for love, and nothing for reward.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The ever-whirling wheele Of Change, to which all mortal things doth sway. The ever-whirling wheele Of Change, to which all mortal things doth sway.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The gentle minde by gentle deeds is knowne. The gentle minde by gentle deeds is knowne.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Vntroubled night they say giues counsell best. Vntroubled night they say giues counsell best.
Edmund Spenser quotes: There is nothing lost, but may be found, if sought.(No hay nada perdido, que no pueda encontrarse, si se lo busca) There is nothing lost, but may be found, if sought.
(No hay nada perdido, que no pueda encontrarse, si se lo busca)
Edmund Spenser quotes: Discord oft in music makes the sweeter lay. Discord oft in music makes the sweeter lay.
Edmund Spenser quotes: So let us love, dear Love, like as we ought;Love is the lesson which the Lord us taught. So let us love, dear Love, like as we ought;
Love is the lesson which the Lord us taught.
Edmund Spenser quotes: In one consort there sat cruel revenge and rancorous despite, disloyal treason and heart-burning hate. In one consort there sat cruel revenge and rancorous despite, disloyal treason and heart-burning hate.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Make haste therefore, sweet love, whilst it is prime,For none can call again the passed time. Make haste therefore, sweet love, whilst it is prime,
For none can call again the passed time.
Edmund Spenser quotes: In vain he seeketh others to suppress, Who hath not learn'd himself first to subdue. In vain he seeketh others to suppress, Who hath not learn'd himself first to subdue.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Like as the culver on the bared boughSits mourning for the absence of her mate Like as the culver on the bared bough
Sits mourning for the absence of her mate
Edmund Spenser quotes: Hasty wrath and heedless hazardy do breed repentance late and lasting infamy. Hasty wrath and heedless hazardy do breed repentance late and lasting infamy.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Fretting grief the enemy of life. Fretting grief the enemy of life.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Woe never wants, where every cause is caught, and rash Occasion makes unquiet life. Woe never wants, where every cause is caught, and rash Occasion makes unquiet life.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small. Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Death is an equall doomeTo good and bad, the common In of rest. Death is an equall doome
To good and bad, the common In of rest.
Edmund Spenser quotes: For there is nothing lost, that may be found, if sought. For there is nothing lost, that may be found, if sought.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place. Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Gold all is not that doth golden seem. Gold all is not that doth golden seem.
Edmund Spenser quotes: For of the soule the bodie forme doth take; For the soule is forme, and doth the bodie make. For of the soule the bodie forme doth take;
For the soule is forme, and doth the bodie make.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Thankfulness is the tune of angels. Thankfulness is the tune of angels.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Unhappie Verse, the witnesse of my unhappie state,Make thy selfe fluttring wings of thy fast flyingThought Unhappie Verse, the witnesse of my unhappie state,
Make thy selfe fluttring wings of thy fast flying
Thought
Edmund Spenser quotes: Together linkt with adamantine chains. Together linkt with adamantine chains.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Pour out the wine without restraint or stay,Pour not by cups, but by the bellyful, Pour out to all that wull. Pour out the wine without restraint or stay,
Pour not by cups, but by the bellyful,
Pour out to all that wull.
Edmund Spenser quotes: For next to Death is Sleepe to be compared;Therefore his house is unto his annext:Here Sleepe, ther Richesse, and hel-gate them both betwext. For next to Death is Sleepe to be compared;
Therefore his house is unto his annext:
Here Sleepe, ther Richesse, and hel-gate them both betwext.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Sluggish idlenessthe nurse of sin. Sluggish idleness
the nurse of sin.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death. The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
Edmund Spenser quotes: For we by conquest, of our soveraine might,And by eternall doome of Fate's decree,Have wonne the Empire of the Heavens bright. For we by conquest, of our soveraine might,And by eternall doome of Fate's decree,Have wonne the Empire of the Heavens bright.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known,For a man by nothing is so well betrayed As by his manners. The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known,
For a man by nothing is so well betrayed
As by his manners.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The noblest mind the best contentment has The noblest mind the best contentment has
Edmund Spenser quotes: The fish once caught, new bait will hardly bite. The fish once caught, new bait will hardly bite.
Edmund Spenser quotes: And painefull pleasure turnes to pleasing paine. And painefull pleasure turnes to pleasing paine.
Edmund Spenser quotes: The mind maketh good or ill, wretch or happy, rich or poor. The mind maketh good or ill, wretch or happy, rich or poor.
Edmund Spenser quotes: All sorts of flowers the which on earth do springIn goodly colours gloriously arrayed;Go to my love, where she is careless laid All sorts of flowers the which on earth do spring
In goodly colours gloriously arrayed;
Go to my love, where she is careless laid
Edmund Spenser quotes: Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please. Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
Edmund Spenser quotes: From good to bad, and from bad to worse,From worse unto that is worst of all,And then return to his former fall. From good to bad, and from bad to worse,
From worse unto that is worst of all,
And then return to his former fall.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit! Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit!
Edmund Spenser quotes: Hark, how the cheerful birds do chaunt their lays, and carol of love's praise. Hark, how the cheerful birds do chaunt their lays, and carol of love's praise.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Each goodly thing is hardest to begin. Each goodly thing is hardest to begin.
Edmund Spenser quotes: Waking love suffereth no sleepe:Say, that raging love dothe appall the weake stomacke:Say, that lamenting love marreth the musicall. Waking love suffereth no sleepe:
Say, that raging love dothe appall the weake stomacke:
Say, that lamenting love marreth the musicall.
Edmund Spenser quotes: O happy earth, Whereon thy innocent feet doe ever tread! O happy earth, Whereon thy innocent feet doe ever tread!
Edmund Spenser quotes: Men, when their actions succeed not as they would, are always ready to impute the blame thereof to heaven, so as to excuse their own follies. Men, when their actions succeed not as they would, are always ready to impute the blame thereof to heaven, so as to excuse their own follies.
Edmund Spenser quotes: A Gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine. A Gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine.