Thomas Fuller

1608 - 1661

A Quote by Thomas Fuller on business

Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the haven.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on emptiness and nature

Often the cockloft is empty in those whom Nature hath built many stories high.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Andronicus. Sect. vi. Par. 18, 1.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on wives

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He knows little who will tell his wife all he knows.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: The Good Husband.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on expectation, hope, and people

They that marry ancient people, merely in expectation to bury them, hang themselves in hope that one will come and cut the halter.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: Of Marriage.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on absence and love

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on adversity

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller

No cross, no crown.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on anger, mind, and soul

Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

Source: The Holy State and the Profane State (1642), Bk.III, Of Anger

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on danger

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A danger foreseen is half avoided.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on books

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A book that is shut is but a block.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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