Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller

English preacher and writer

Lived from: 1608-1661

Category: Theologians and clergy | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Thomas Fuller

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    It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.
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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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    Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.
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    Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
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    Lavishness is not generosity.
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    Learning hash gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
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    Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
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    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.
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    Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
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    lt is a silly game where nobody wins.
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    Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.
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    Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
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    Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
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    Memory is like a purse, if it be over-full that it cannot shut, all will drop out of it. Take heed of a gluttonous curiosity to feed on many things, lest the greediness of the appetite of thy memory spoil the digestion thereof.
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    Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.