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Summary

Thomas Fuller was a famous Clergyman from England, who lived between June 19, 1608 and August 16, 1661.

Biography

He 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

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Fuller

Famous quotes by Thomas Fuller (86)


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"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"
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"If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully"
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"A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present"
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"A good friend is my nearest relation"
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"A good garden may have some weeds"
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"A good horse should be seldom spurred"
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"A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings"
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"A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery"
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"A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him"
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"A man is not good or bad for one action"
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"A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife"
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"A wise man turns chance into good fortune"
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"Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it"
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"Abused patience turns to fury"
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"All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer"
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"All doors open to courtesy"
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"All things are difficult before they are easy"
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"An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men"
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"An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with"
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"Anger is one of the sinews of the soul"
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"Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune"
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"Bad excuses are worse than none"
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"Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money"
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"Better a tooth out than always aching"
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"Better be alone than in bad company"
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"Better break your word than do worse in keeping it"
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"Better one's House be too little one day than too big all the Year after"
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"Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest"
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"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"
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"First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife"
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"Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong"
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"Great hopes make great men"
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"Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins"
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"He does not believe who does not live according to his belief"
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"He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much"
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"He is poor indeed that can promise nothing"
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"He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows"
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"If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf"
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"If you have one true friend you have more than your share"
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"If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter"
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"In fair weather prepare for foul"
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"It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf"
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"It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame"
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"Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost"
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"Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart"
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"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"
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"One that would have the fruit must climb the tree"
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"Poor men's reasons are not heard"
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"Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night"
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"Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak"
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"Pride will spit in pride's face"
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"Scalded cats fear even cold water"
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"Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all"
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"The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest"
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"The fool wanders, a wise man travels"
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"The more wit the less courage"
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"Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse"
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"Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help"
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"Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks"
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"Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm"
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"We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed"
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"We have all forgot more than we remember"
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"We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity"
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"Wine hath drowned more men than the sea"
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"With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself"
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"With foxes we must play the fox"
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"Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire"
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"Care and diligence bring luck"
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"If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse"
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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"
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"Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them"
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"There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart"
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"Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear"
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"Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers"
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"Zeal without knowledge is fire without light"
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"One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low"
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"Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth"
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"Charity begins at home, but should not end there"
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"He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil"
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"Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves"
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"There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends"
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"A book that is shut is but a block"
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"A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time"
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"A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into"
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"A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!"
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"A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial"


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