Thomas Fuller

1608 - 1661

A Quote by Thomas Fuller

All rivers do what they can for the sea.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on satisfaction

He is rich that is satisfied.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on religion, skill, and study

A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery: but depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: The Holy and Profane State, 1642. The True Church Antiquary

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller

A slip of the foot may be soon recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on power

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Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on beauty, daughters, and god

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Of Building

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on life, losing, and time

He lives long that lives well, and time misspent is not lived, but lost.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on men

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Measure not men by Sundays, without regarding what they do all the week after.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Good Thoughts in Bad Times

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller

We have all forgot more than we remember.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on expectation and society

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 his face can smile while the other is pinched.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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