Medieval Quotes

Karen Azinger

Life was a destiny waiting to be seized.

Marie De France

Whoever has received knowledge
and eloquence in speech from God
should not be silent or secretive
but demonstrate it willingly.
When a great good is widely heard of,
then, and only then, does it bloom,
and when that good is praised by man,
it has spread its blossoms.

Meister Eckhart

The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God's eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.

Thomas Aquinas

The Study of philosophy is not that we may know what men have thought, but what the truth of things is.

Robert Jordan

Does it make you brave to stick your hand in a bear's mouth? Would you do it again just because you didn't die?

Christine De Pizan

How was she created? I'm not sure if you realize this, but it was in God's image. How can anybody dare to speak ill of something which bears such a noble imprint?

Richard Lederer

There once was a time when all people believed in God and the church ruled. This time was called the Dark Ages.

Marguerite Porete

Theologians and other clerks,
You won't understand this book,
- However bright your wits -
If you do not meet it humbly,
And in this way, Love and Faith
Make you surmount Reason, for
They are the protectors of Reason's house.

David Kuklis

Ah, life in medieval times! Yeah, we only have to worry about losing our heads every day.

Robert Jordan

The way back will come but once. Be steadfast.

Charles Dickens

Those darling byegone times, Mr Carker,' said Cleopatra, 'with their delicious fortresses, and their dear old dungeons, and their delightful places of torture, and their romantic vengeances, and their picturesque assaults and sieges, and everything that makes life truly charming! How dreadfully we have degenerated!

Alison Weir

Court life for a queen of France at that time was, however, stultifyingly routine. Eleanor found that she was expected to be no more than a decorative asset to her husband, the mother of his heirs and the arbiter of good taste and modesty.

Alice Shapiro

I cannot tell whether diamonds appeared in his eyes or mine as the shine of adoration became the icon one sees in history, a Byzantine sparkle, Medieval armor against all odds.

Colin McEvedy

Considering that Timur had ignored every instrument of government except terror, it is remarkable his immediate successors managed to retain control of most of his empire.

Colin McEvedy

History has never been fair to the Armenians and it is too late to start being so now

Jennifer A. Nielsen

No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be."
"Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?"
"Then you didn't even get a taste.

Pieter Niemand

I am a knight riding from tower to tower seeking a princess to rescue but all the dragons are slain, the towers are empty and the princesses taken.

Simona Panova

So, apart from casting runes, what other hobbies do you have? Forbidden rituals, human sacrifices, torturing? –

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