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SummaryThomas Fuller was a famous Clergyman from England, who lived between June 19, 1608 and August 16, 1661. He became 53 years old.
BiographyHe was a historian and member of the Church of England, who took over as chaplain to the King of England. Besides volumes of sermons, his works include the history of the Crusades, Historie of the Holy Warre, (1639), a descriptive geography of Palestine, A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine (1650), and Worthies of England (The notable England), published posthumously. It was, by nature, fond of archeology and antiquity.
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 86 quotes who is written / told by Thomas, under the main topics: Happiness, Anger, Birthday, Gardening, Inspirational.
Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: John Tillotson, William Penn, Blaise Pascal, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Cyrano de Bergerac, John Aubrey, Henry Vaughan, John Wilmot, William Cartwright, Andrew Marvell, Evangelista Torricelli, Christopher Wren, Edmond Halley, John Biddle, John Wilkins, Nicolas Boileau, Roger de Rabutin, Angelus Silesius, Richard Blackmore, Robert Boyle
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Fuller
Famous quotes by Thomas Fuller (86)
"Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours"
"He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil"
"Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth"
"There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart"
"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"
"Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire"
"With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself"
"We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity"
"Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help"
"Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched"
"Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart"
"Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost"
"If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter"
"If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf"
"Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins"
"Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong"
"First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife"
"Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all"
"Better one's House be too little one day than too big all the Year after"
"An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with"
"An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men"