Geoffrey Chaucer — English Poet died on October 25, 1400

Geoffrey Chaucer, known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to be buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey... (wikipedia)

Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.
Time and tide wait for no man.
People can die of mere imagination.
Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
There's no workman, whatsoever he be, That may both work well and hastily.