Historic Quotes II - Medieval Era

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Can you name the people behind these historic quotes from the medieval era?

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You might also like to take a look at http://www.sporcle.com/games/dumelow/quotes1 for Ancient era quotes. Quotes are listed in the order they were first conceived (according to Breverton).
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QuotePersonLived
'The life of man appears for a short space'c 672-735 England
'The moving finger writes'1048-1122 Persia
'For the name of Jesus and the protection of the church I am ready to embrace death'1118-1170 England
'Where there is hatred let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith'1182-1226 Italy
'I have brought you to the ring, now dance if you can'c 1270-1305 Scotland
'Abandon hope, all ye who enter here'1265-1321 Italy
'I have not told half of what I saw'1254-1324 Italy
'Hold the cross high so I may see it through the flames'c 1412-1431 France
'Whoso pulleth out this sword of the stone ... is rightwise king born of all England'c 1405-1471 England
'In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king'c 1466-1536 Netherlands
QuotePersonLived
'I saw the angel in the marble and I carved until I set him free'1475-1564 Italy
'A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise'1469-1527 Italy
'Learning never exhausts the mind'1452-1519 Italy
'If only we face the facts, as they say, with both eyes open'1473-1543 Poland
'Nature abhors a vacuum'c 1494-1553 France
'To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse - German'1500-1558 Holy Roman Empire
'I have the heart and stomach of a king'1533-1603 England
'Knowledge is power'1561-1626 England
'Was this the face that launch'd a thousand ships?'1564-1593 England
'Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more'1564-1616 England

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