Edmund Spenser

1552 - 1599

A Quote by Edmund Spenser on boldness

How over that same door was likewise writ, Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold,

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on boldness

Another iron door, on which was writ, Be not too bold.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on age, love, pride, and time

Gather therefore the Rose, whilst yet is prime, For soon comes age, that will her pride deflower: Gather the Rose of love, whilst yet is time.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on beauty and kindness

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Hymn of Beauty

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on body and soul

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For of the soul the body form doth take: For soul is form, and and doth the body make.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Hymn of Beauty

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on hope and mercy

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Who will not mercy unto others show, How can he mercy ever hope to have?

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on death, genius, poets, and survival

The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser

Roses red, and violets blue, And all the sweetest flowers, that in the forest grew.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on change

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But times do change and move continually.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: The Faerie Queene, 1590

Contributed by: Zaady

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