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119 Famous Quotes by Thomas Fuller
- 8/16/1661
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Bad excuses are worse than none

Apologies Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Birth is the beginning of death

Birth Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Better lose a jest than a friend

Jest Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Much matter decocted into few words.

Proverbs (general) Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Definition of a proverb--Worthies (ch. II)

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A fool and a wise man are alike both in the starting-place--their birth, and at the post--their death; only they differ in the race of their lives.

Folly Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy and Profane States--Of Natural Fools (maxim IV)

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He ploughs in sand, and sows against the wind, That hopes for constant love of woman kind.

Failure Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Medicina Gymnastica (vol. X, p, 7)

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It is a vanity to persuade the world one hath much learning, by getting a great library.

Libraries Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy and Profane States--Of Books (maxim 1)

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Memory [is] like a purse,--if it be over-full that it cannot shut, all will drop out of it. Take heed of a gluttonous curiosity to feed on many things, lest the greediness of the appetite of thy memory spoil the digestion thereof.

Memory Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy and Profane States (bk. III, Of Memory)

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Fools grow without watering.

Flattery Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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A mob is a group of persons with heads but no brains. Thomas Fuller.

Mob Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Change of weather is the discourse of fools.

Weather Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.

Wives Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Who dainties love shall beggars prove.

Proverbs Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Gnomologia

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He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it.

Appearance Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Life of the Duke of Alva

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Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.

Traveling Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: The Holy and Profane States--Of Traveling (maxim IV)

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Too good for great things and too great for good.

Worth Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Worthies

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Thus God's children are immorall whiles their Father hath anything for them to do on earth.

Immortality Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Church History (bk. II, century VIII, 18, On Bede's Death)

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Yet spirit immortal, the tomb cannot bind thee, But like thine own eagle that soars to the sun Thou springest from bondage and leavest behind thee A name which before thee no mortal hath won.

Immortality Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Church History (bk. II, century VIII, 18, On Bede's Death)

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Virtue is the only true nobility.

Virtue Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Bad excuses are worse than none.

Excuses Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.

Whisper Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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The noblest revenge is to forgive.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Debt is the worst poverty.

Finance and economics Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Willful waste brings woeful want.

Waste Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Those, who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose.

Proverbs Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Gnomologia

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