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119 Famous Quotes by Thomas Fuller
- 8/16/1661
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Sin writes histories, goodness is silent. [Ger., Das Uebel macht eine Geschichte und das Gute keine.]

Sin Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy State--Of Self-Praising

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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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The pyramids themselves, doting with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.

Forgetfulness Quotes, by Thomas Fuller , Source: Holy and Profane States--Of Tombs (maxim VI)

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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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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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Virtue is the only true nobility.

Virtue 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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Bad excuses are worse than none.

Excuses 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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Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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Feast of John Keble, Priest, Poet, Tractarian, 1866 God's own work must be done by God's own ways. Otherwise, we can take no comfort in obtaining the end, if we cannot justify the means used thereunto.

Christianity Quotes, by Thomas Fuller

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