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Thomas Fuller

Life: 1608 - 1661

Country: gb flag England

Thomas Fuller (1608-August 16, 1661) was an English churchman and historian.

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One good head is better than a hundred strong hands.

~ Thomas Fuller

Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument.

~ Thomas Fuller

Hatred is blind, as well as love.

~ Thomas Fuller

A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.

~ Thomas Fuller

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

Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools.

~ Thomas Fuller

Debt is the worst poverty.

~ Thomas Fuller

Good clothes open all doors.

~ Thomas Fuller

Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get 'em, get 'em right, or they will get you wrong.

~ Thomas Fuller

Fools grow without watering.

~ Thomas Fuller

It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.

~ Thomas Fuller

Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.

~ Thomas Fuller

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

~ Thomas Fuller

He that fears you present will hate you absent.

~ Thomas Fuller

Heaven without good society cannot be heaven.

~ Thomas Fuller

He that resolves to deal with none but honest men, must leave off dealing.

~ Thomas Fuller

God, give me a rich husband though he be an ass.

~ Thomas Fuller

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

~ Thomas Fuller

He that knows little often repeats it.

~ Thomas Fuller

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.

~ Thomas Fuller

He that flings dirt at another dirtieth himself the most.

~ Thomas Fuller

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help, and what he cannot help.

~ Thomas Fuller

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