- It hath and schal ben evermor / That love is maister wher he while.
- John Gower, Confessio Amantis (Prologue, 1.34)
Source: 'The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. 233.'
- For in good feith this wolde I rede, / That every man ensample take / Of wisdom which him is betake, / And that he wot of good aprise / To teche it forth, for such emprise / Is forto preise
- John Gower, Confessio Amantis (Book 1, 1.78)