290 Thomas Fuller Quotes

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It the best to be with those in time, that we hope to be within eternity.
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It is always darkest just before the day dawneth.
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Health is not valued till sickness comes.
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Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.
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Nature hath appointed the twilight, as a bridge, to pass us out of night into day.
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If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
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He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.
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Lord, be pleased to shake my clay cottage before Thou throwest it down.
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The schoolmaster deserves to be beaten himself who beats nature in a boy for a fault. And I question whether all the whippings in the world can make their parts which are naturally sluggish rise one minute before the hour nature hath appointed.
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For a wife take the daughter of a good mother.
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He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
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Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.
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As for those parents who will not use the rod upon their children, I pray God He useth not their children as a rod for them.
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Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
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Pride, perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
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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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All doors open to courtesy.
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If I speak what is false, I must answer for it; if truth, it will answer for me.
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He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
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History maketh a young man to be old, without wrinkles or gray hairs, privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.
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Ingratitude is the abridgment of all baseness; a fault never found unattended with other viciousness.
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With foxes we must play the fox.
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If thou would'st be borne with, then bear with others.
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Deceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs.
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If thou art a master, be sometimes blind, if a servant, sometimes deaf.
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Dwell not too long upon sports; for as they refresh a man that is weary, so they weary a man that is refreshed.
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Spill not the morning (the quintessence of the day!) in recreations, for sleep is a recreation. Add not, therefore, sauce to sauce. Pastime, like wine, is poison in the morning. It is then good husbandry to sow the head, which hath lain fallow all night, with some serious work.
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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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Nature teaches us to love our friends, but religion our enemies.
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What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.
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Men never think their fortunes too great, nor their wit too little.
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The Golden Age was never the present Age.
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Riches are long in getting with much pains, hard in keeping with much care, quick in losing with more sorrow.
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Gravity is the ballast of the soul, which keeps the mind steady.
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If an ass goes traveling he will not come home a horse.
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Some men, like a tiled house, are long before they take fire, but once on flame there is no coming near to quench them.
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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.
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With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
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He will be immortal who liveth till he be stoned by one without fault.
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It is riches of the mind only that make a man rich and happy.
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Those who are surly and imperious to their inferiors are generally humble, flattering, and cringing to their superiors.
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Soft words are hard arguments.
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Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
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Kindness is the noblest weapon to conquer with.
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He is idle that might be better employed.
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Pride had rather go out of the way than go behind.
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Prospect is often better than possession.
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The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.
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A coward's fear can make a coward valiant.
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It was said of one who preached very well, and lived very ill, "that when he was out of the pulpit it was pity he should ever go into it; and when he was in the pulpit, it was pity he should ever come out of it."
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