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119 Famous Quotes by Thomas Fuller
- 8/16/1661
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He that will lose his friend for a jest, deserves to die a beggar by the bargain.

Jesting Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy and Profane States--Of Jesting (maxim VII)

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A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

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

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The end of fishing is not angling, but catching.

Fishing Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Gnomolia (no. 4497)

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It is a silly fish that is caught twice with the same bait.

Fishing Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Gnomologia

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Still he fishes that catches one.

Fishing Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Gnomologia (no. 4262)

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Thus this brook hath conveyed his ashes into Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean. And thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over.

Doctrine Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Church History (sec. II, bk. IV, par. 53), Wickliffe's body was burned and his ashes thrown into the

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He was born within the sound of Bow-bell.

London Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Gnomologia

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Their heads sometimes so little that there is no room for wit; sometimes so long, that there is no wit for so much room.

Wit Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: The Holy and Profane States (bk. IV, ch. XII, Of Natural Fools, maxim I)

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To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.

Mortality Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy and Profane States (bk. IV, The Court Lady)

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Light (God's eldest daughter!)

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

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Often the cock-loft is empty, in those whom nature hath built many stories high.

Ignorance Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Andronicus (sec. VI, par. 18, 1)

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Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

Anger Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.

Memory Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend until he is unhappy.

Unhappiness Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.

Anger Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

Books Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Debt is the worst poverty.

Debt Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.

Gold Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.

Hope Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Virtue is the only true nobility.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer. - Gnomologia, 1732.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

Inspirational Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Today is yesterday's pupil.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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