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Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
English clergyman & historian [more author details]
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A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
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Thomas Fuller
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
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Anger is one of the sinners of the soul.
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Thomas Fuller
Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.
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Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest, it may make the hearer's stomach rise.
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Enquire not what boils in another's pot.
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If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
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If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.
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If we are bound to forgive an enemy, we are not bound to trust him.
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If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
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It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
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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.
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Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
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Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
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Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
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Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
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The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
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Trust thyself only, and another shall not betray thee.
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Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.
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Thomas Fuller, 'The Holy State and the Profane State,' 1642
He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion.
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Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732

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