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Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller (1608 - August 16, 1661) was an English preacher, historian, and scholar.
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If we are bound to forgive an enemy, we are not bound to trust him.

Thomas Fuller

He that fears your presence will hate you absence.

Thomas Fuller

Anger is one of the sinners of the soul.

Thomas Fuller

A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.

Thomas Fuller

An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.

Thomas Fuller

If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.

Thomas Fuller

Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.

Thomas Fuller

Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.

Thomas Fuller

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

Thomas Fuller

Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest, it may make the hearer's stomach rise.

Thomas Fuller

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.

Thomas Fuller

A good garden may have some weeds.

Thomas Fuller

Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.

Thomas Fuller

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.

Thomas Fuller

Enquire not what boils in another's pot.

Thomas Fuller

Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.

Thomas Fuller

Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.

Thomas Fuller

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

Thomas Fuller

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.

Thomas Fuller

Learning makes a man fit company for himself.

Thomas Fuller

He is not laughed at who laughs at himself first.

Thomas Fuller

He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.

Thomas Fuller

The more wit the less courage.

Thomas Fuller

A gentleman ought to travel abroad, but dwell at home.

Thomas Fuller

Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Thomas Fuller
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