Thomas Fuller Quotes

- Notable Thomas Fuller Quotes Index -

Born: 1608,
Birth Country:
Died: , August 16, 1661
Occupation: Author

1.
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
- Thomas Fuller

2.
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
- Thomas Fuller

3.
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
- Thomas Fuller

4.
A good garden may have some weeds.
- Thomas Fuller

5.
A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife.
- Thomas Fuller

6.
Abused patience turns to fury.
- Thomas Fuller

7.
All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
- Thomas Fuller

8.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
- Thomas Fuller

9.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
- Thomas Fuller

10.
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
- Thomas Fuller

11.
Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.
- Thomas Fuller

12.
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
- Thomas Fuller

13.
Better be alone than in bad company.
- Thomas Fuller

14.
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
- Thomas Fuller

15.
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
- Thomas Fuller

16.
Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.
- Thomas Fuller

17.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
- Thomas Fuller

18.
Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.
- Thomas Fuller

19.
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.
- Thomas Fuller

20.
Great hopes make great men.
- Thomas Fuller

21.
Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.
- Thomas Fuller

22.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself for every man has need to be forgiven.
- Thomas Fuller

23.
He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.
- Thomas Fuller

24.
He that hopes no good fears no ill.
- Thomas Fuller

25.
Health is not valued till sickness comes.
- Thomas Fuller

26.
If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse.
- Thomas Fuller

27.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
- Thomas Fuller

28.
If thou art a master, be sometimes blind if a servant, sometimes deaf.
- Thomas Fuller

29.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
- Thomas Fuller

30.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
- Thomas Fuller

31.
In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

32.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

33.
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
- Thomas Fuller

34.
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.
- Thomas Fuller

35.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
- Thomas Fuller

36.
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller

37.
One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
- Thomas Fuller

38.
Scalded cats fear even cold water.
- Thomas Fuller

39.
The more wit the less courage.
- Thomas Fuller

40.
There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
- Thomas Fuller

41.
There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
- Thomas Fuller

42.
There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.
- Thomas Fuller

43.
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.
- Thomas Fuller

44.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
- Thomas Fuller

45.
Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.
- Thomas Fuller

46.
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
- Thomas Fuller

47.
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
- Thomas Fuller

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