Thomas Fuller

1608 - 1661

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 darkness, fear, honesty, and men

Honest men fear neither the light nor the dark.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on flattery and humility

Those who are surly and imperious to their inferiors are generally humble, flattering and cringing to their superiors.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on caring and wealth

Of Edward Grindall: Worldly wealth he cared not for, desiring only to make both ends meet.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Worthies of England

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on day

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What a day may bring, a day may take away.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on body, death, happiness, heaven, and soul

Drawing near her death, she sent most pious thoughts as harbingers to heaven; and her soul saw a glimpse of happiness through the chinks of her sickness-broken body.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Life of Monica.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on fame

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Fame sometimes hath created something of nothing.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Fame.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on commitment and faults

The first faults are theirs that commit them; The second theirs that permit them.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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