25+ Thomas Malory Quotes On Education, Death And Religion

Top 10 Thomas Malory Quotes (BEST)

  1. Yet some men say in many parts of England that King Arthur is not dead, but had by the will of our Lord Jesu into another place; and men say that he shall come again, and he shall win the holy cross.
  2. What, nephew, said the king, is the wind in that door?
  3. Always Sir Arthur lost so much blood that it was a marvel he stood on his feet, but he was so full of knighthood that knightly he endured the pain.
  4. The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.
  5. And much more am I sorrier for my good knights' loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company.
  6. The joy of love is too short, and the sorrow thereof, and what cometh thereof, dureth over long.
  7. The very purpose of a knight is to fight on behalf of a lady.
  8. Wit thou well that I will not live long after thy days.
  9. King Pellinore that time followed the questing beast.
  10. For as well as I have loved thee heretofore, mine heart will not serve now to see thee; for through thee and me is the flower of kings and knights destroyed.

Thomas Malory Short Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is rightwise king born of all England.
  • With that truncheon thou hast slain a good knight, and now it sticketh in thy body.
  • Enough is as good as a feast.
  • We shall now seek that which we shall not find

Thomas Malory Quotes On Love

Go to table of contents

Through this same man and me hath all this war been wrought, and the death of the most noblest knights of the world; for through our love that we have loved together is my most noble lord slain. — Thomas Malory

For love that time was not as love is nowadays. — Thomas Malory

Queen Guenever, for whom I make here a little mention, that while she lived she was a true lover, and therefore she had a good end. — Thomas Malory

Nowadays men cannot love seven night but they must have all their desires: that love may not endure by reason; for where they be soon accorded and hasty, heat soon it cooleth. Right so fareth love nowadays, soon hot soon cold: this is no stability. But the old love was not so. — Thomas Malory

The sweetness of love is short-lived, but the pain endures. — Thomas Malory

Thomas Malory Famous Quotes And Sayings

Go to table of contents

Then he looked by him, and was ware of a damsel that came riding as fast as her horse might gallop upon a fair palfrey. And when she espied that Sir Lanceor was slain, then she made sorrow out of measure, and said, O Balin ! two bodies hast thou slain and one heart, and two hearts in one body, and two souls thou hast lost. — Thomas Malory

The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit; for like as herbs and trees bring forth fruit and flourish in May, in likewise every lusty heart that is in any manner a lover, springeth and flourisheth in lusty deeds. For it giveth unto all lovers courage, that lusty month of May. — Thomas Malory

For, as I suppose, no man in this world hath lived better than I have done, to achieve that I have done. — Thomas Malory

It befell in the days of Uther Pendragon, when he was king of all England, and so reigned, that there was a mighty duke in Cornwall that held war against him long time. And the duke was called the duke of Tintagil. — Thomas Malory

This beast went to the well and drank, and the noise was in the beast's belly like unto the questing of thirty couple hounds, but all the while the beast drank there was no noise in the beast's belly. — Thomas Malory

It was the month of May, the month when the foliage of herbs and trees is most freshly green, when buds ripened and blossoms appear in their fragrance and loveliness. And the month when lovers, subject to the same force which reawakens the plants, feel their hearts open again, recall past trysts and past vows, and moments of tenderness, and yearn for a renewal of the magical awareness which is love. — Thomas Malory

Life Lessons by Thomas Malory

Go to table of contents

  1. Thomas Malory's work highlights the importance of loyalty, courage, and honor in the pursuit of justice.
  2. His stories demonstrate that even in the face of great adversity, one can still find strength and hope in the face of adversity.
  3. Through his work, Malory encourages readers to strive for righteousness and to never give up in the pursuit of justice.

In Conclusion

Which quote resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of Thomas Malory quotes? Or may be you have a quotation about Thomas Malory to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.


Feel free to cite and use any of the quotes by Thomas Malory. For popular citation styles (APA, Chicago, MLA), go to citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage