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Thomas Fuller Quotes and Quotations


Good is not good, where better is expected.
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Action Quotes
Old foxes want no tutors.
- Thomas Fuller | Aging and Old Age Quotes
Anger is one of the sinners of the soul.
- Thomas Fuller | Anger Quotes
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Cheat me in the price but not in the goods.
- Thomas Fuller | Buying and Selling Quotes
We could be cowards, if we had courage enough.
- Thomas Fuller | Courage and Bravery Quotes
A small demerit extinguishes a long service.
- Thomas Fuller | Crime and Punishment Quotes
The number of malefactors authorizes not the crime.
- Thomas Fuller | Crime and Punishment Quotes
The mob has many heads but no brains.
Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
- Thomas Fuller | Education Quotes
Today is yesterday's pupil.
- Thomas Fuller | Experience Quotes
Many have been the wise speeches of fools, though not so many as the foolish speeches of wise men.
Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.
The Devil himself is good when he is pleased.
- Thomas Fuller | Goodness and Giving Quotes
Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.
- Thomas Fuller | Gossip and Gossips Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Greatness Quotes
The devil gets up to the belfry by the vicar's skirts.
- Thomas Fuller | Hell and the Devil Quotes
He that resolves to deal with none but honest men, must leave off dealing.
- Thomas Fuller | Honesty Quotes
He is idle that might be better employed.
- Thomas Fuller | Idleness Quotes
He that flings dirt at another dirtieth himself most.
- Thomas Fuller | Insults and Calumny Quotes
A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial.
- Thomas Fuller | Justice Quotes
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
- Thomas Fuller | Knowledge Quotes
Love, the itch, and a cough cannot be hid.
- Thomas Fuller | Love Quotes
Sickness is felt, but health not at all.
That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
- Thomas Fuller | Memory Quotes
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
- Thomas Fuller | Money Quotes
God makes, and apparel shapes: but it's money that finishes the man.
- Thomas Fuller | Money Quotes
One cloud is enough to eclipse all the sun.
Seeing's believing, but feeling's the truth.
He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it.
- Thomas Fuller | Personal Appearance Quotes
Poor men's reasons are not heard.
- Thomas Fuller | Poverty Quotes
Pride, perceiving humility honourable, often borrows her cloak.
- Thomas Fuller | Pride Quotes
Pride had rather go out of the way than go behind.
- Thomas Fuller | Pride Quotes
A man surprised is half beaten.
- Thomas Fuller | Quips and Comments Quotes
Forgetting of a wrong is a mild revenge.
- Thomas Fuller | Quips and Comments Quotes
What a day may bring, a day may take away.
- Thomas Fuller | Time Quotes
Trust thyself only, and another shall not betray thee.
- Thomas Fuller | Trust Quotes
Riches enlarge, rather than satisfy appetites.
- Thomas Fuller | Wealth Quotes
The weakest and most timorous are the most revengeful and implacable.
Nothing is easy to the unwilling.
Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.
Men never think their fortunes too great, nor their wit too little.
- Thomas Fuller | Wit Quotes
Soft words are hard arguments.
- Thomas Fuller | Words and Language Quotes
A good horse should be seldom spurred.
- Thomas Fuller | Work Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friends and Family Quotes
They are rich who have true friends.
- Thomas Fuller | Friends and Money Quotes
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
- Thomas Fuller | Happiness Quotes
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
- Thomas Fuller | Happiness Quotes
Good is not good, where better is expected.
- Thomas Fuller | Acceptance Quotes
I will not meddle with that which I cannot mend.
- Thomas Fuller | Acceptance Quotes
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
- Thomas Fuller | Forgiveness Quotes
Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us.
- Thomas Fuller | Forgiveness Quotes
There is no banquet but some dislike something in it.
- Thomas Fuller | Forgiveness Quotes
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so, too.
- Thomas Fuller | Forgiveness Quotes
He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.
- Thomas Fuller | Forgiveness Quotes
He is rich that is satisfied.
- Thomas Fuller | Forgiveness Quotes
Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
- Thomas Fuller | Other Side Quotes
Every horse thinks his own pack heaviest.
- Thomas Fuller | Other Side Quotes
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
- Thomas Fuller | Helping Other People Quotes
We shall never have friends if we expect to find them without fault.
- Thomas Fuller | Friendship Quotes
No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.
- Thomas Fuller | Friendship Quotes
Friendship that flames goes out in a flash.
- Thomas Fuller | Friendship Quotes
Better fare hard with good men than feast with bad.
- Thomas Fuller | Friendship Quotes
A wise man may look ridiculous in the company of fools.
- Thomas Fuller | Friendship Quotes
Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.
- Thomas Fuller | Friendship Quotes
He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
- Thomas Fuller | Faith and Unity Quotes
Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
- Thomas Fuller | Prayer Quotes
None can pray well but he that lives well.
- Thomas Fuller | Prayer Quotes
Every tub must stand on its own bottom.
- Thomas Fuller | Self-Reliance Quotes
The Golden Age was never the present Age.
- Thomas Fuller | The Past Quotes
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.
- Thomas Fuller | Mornings Quotes
He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.
- Thomas Fuller | The Future Quotes
Those see nothing but faults that seek for nothing else.
- Thomas Fuller | Positive Quotes
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
- Thomas Fuller | Positive Quotes
The real difference between men is energy.
- Thomas Fuller | Enthusiasm Quotes
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
- Thomas Fuller | Hope Quotes
Great hopes make great men.
- Thomas Fuller | Hope Quotes
Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.
- Thomas Fuller | Hope Quotes
Good is not good, where better is expected.
Prospect is often better than possession.
If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
- Thomas Fuller | Goals Quotes
One may miss the mark by aiming too high, as too low.
- Thomas Fuller | Goals Quotes
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so, too.
- Thomas Fuller | Fear Quotes
He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.
A good life fears not life, nor death.
A coward's fear can make a coward valiant.
A danger foreseen is half avoided.
Better hazard once than always be in fear.
He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.
- Thomas Fuller | Risks Quotes
He that would have fruit must climb the tree.
- Thomas Fuller | Risks Quotes
Better hazard once than always be in fear.
- Thomas Fuller | Risks Quotes
Tender-handed stroke a nettle, and it stings you for your pains; Grasp it like a man of mettle, and it soft as silk remains.
- Thomas Fuller | Courage Quotes
He that handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung.
- Thomas Fuller | Courage Quotes
He who is afraid of every nettle should not piss in the grass.
- Thomas Fuller | Courage Quotes
We would be cowards, if we had courage enough.
- Thomas Fuller | Courage Quotes
A coward's fear can make a coward valiant.
- Thomas Fuller | Courage Quotes
The real difference between men is energy.
- Thomas Fuller | Success Quotes
He that would have fruit must climb the tree.
- Thomas Fuller | Success Quotes
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
A good garden may have some weeds.
- Thomas Fuller | Perfection Quotes
What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.
A good marksman may miss.
He that's cheated twice by the same man is an accomplice with the cheater.
A stumble may prevent a fall.
Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
- Thomas Fuller | Worthy Victories Quotes
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
- Thomas Fuller | Events Quotes
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
- Thomas Fuller | Lighten up Quotes
Sudden acquaintance brings repentance.
- Thomas Fuller | Acquaintance Quotes
It is always darkest just before .the day dawneth.
- Thomas Fuller | Darkness Quotes
My son is my son till he have got him a wife, But my daughter's my daughter all the days of her life.
- Thomas Fuller | Daughters Quotes
What a day may bring a day may take away.
- Thomas Fuller | Day Quotes
Be you never so high, the law is above you.
- Thomas Fuller | Law Quotes
Better give a shilling than lend and lose half a crown.
- Thomas Fuller | Lending Quotes
Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage; and half shut afterward.
- Thomas Fuller | Marriage Quotes
The image of God cut in ebony.
- Thomas Fuller | Negroes Quotes
We can live without our friends but not without our neighbors.
- Thomas Fuller | Neighbors Quotes
Send your noble blood to market and see what it will bring.
- Thomas Fuller | Nobility Quotes
A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.
- Thomas Fuller | Prejudice Quotes
In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller | Preparedness Quotes
A good life is the only religion.
- Thomas Fuller | Religion Quotes
Welcome death, quoth the rat, when the trap fell.
- Thomas Fuller | Resignation Quotes
The pleasures of the rich are bought with the tears of the poor.
- Thomas Fuller | Riches Quotes
"They say so" is half a lie.
- Thomas Fuller | Rumor Quotes
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.
- Thomas Fuller | Sin Quotes
It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.
- Thomas Fuller | Thrift Quotes
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
- Thomas Fuller | Weather Quotes
He knows little who will tell his wife all he knows.
- Thomas Fuller | Wife Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller | Friend Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes
Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Thomas Fuller | Great Quotes


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