Edmund Spenser Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Edmund Spenser quotes, Edmund Spenser sayings, and Edmund Spenser proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

What cannot be cured must be endured. Edmund Spenser
Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time. Edmund Spenser
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. Edmund Spenser
The fish once caught, new bait will hardly bite. Edmund Spenser
Who will not mercy unto others show. How can he mercy ever hope to have? Edmund Spenser
The gentle minde by gentle deeds is knowne. Edmund Spenser
Hasty wrath and heedless hazardy do breed repentance late and lasting infamy. Edmund Spenser
All that in this delightful garden grows should happy be and have immortal bliss. Edmund Spenser
Thankfulness is the tune of angels. Edmund Spenser
Joy may you have and gentle hearts content Of your loves couplement: And let faire Venus, that is Queene of love, With her heart-quelling Sonne upon you smile. Edmund Spenser
Then came fair May, the fairest maid on ground, / Decked all with dainties of her seasons pride, / And throwing flowers out of her lap around : / Upon two brethrens’ shoulders she did ride. Edmund Spenser
And thus of all my harvest-hope I have Nought reaped but a weedy crop of care. Edmund Spenser
Most glorious Lord of lyfe, that on this day / Didst make thy triumph over death and sin, / And having harrowed hell, didst bring away / Captivity thence captive, us to win: / This joyous day, deare Lord, with joy begin. Edmund Spenser
Most glorious Lord of lyfe, that on this day / Didst make thy triumph over death and sin, / And having harrowed hell, didst bring away / Captivity thence captive, us to win: / This joyous day, deare Lord, with joy begin. Edmund Spenser
The noblest mind the best contentment has. Edmund Spenser
For not that, which men covet most, is best, / Nor that thing worst, which men do most refuse; / But fittest is, that all contented rest, / With that they hold: each half is a fortune in his breast. Edmund Spenser
Hasty wrath and heedless hazardy do breed repentance late and lasting infamy. Edmund Spenser