We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

— Thomas Fuller

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Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

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Good is not good, when better is expected.

119

Charity begins at home, but should not end there.

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Thomas Fuller quote If it were not for hope, the heart would

If it were not for hope, the heart would break.

11

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.

84

He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.

69

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

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Thomas Fuller quote It's easy to sit up and take notice. Wha

It's easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

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If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.

67

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.

55

One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.

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Thomas Fuller quote A good archer is known not by his arrows

A good archer is known not by his arrows but by his aim.

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It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.

45

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.

41

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself;

for every man has need to be forgiven.

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Thomas Fuller quote All things are difficult before they are

All things are difficult before they are easy.

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About Thomas Fuller

Quotes 175 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Clergyman
Birthday 1608

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.

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If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.

22

He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

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Thomas Fuller quote All things are difficult before they are

All things are difficult before they are easy

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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.

21

Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.

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There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

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Thomas Fuller quote All things are difficult before they are

All things are difficult before they are easy.

15

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.

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The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

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A good friend is my nearest relation.

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Nothing sharpens sight like envy.

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A man surprised is half beaten.

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Good clothes open all doors.

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Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.

15

He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none.

15

We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.

15

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

15

With foxes we must play the fox.

15

If you have one true friend you have more than your share.

14

If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse.

14

It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.

14

Abused patience turns to fury.

14

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

13

Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.

12

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.

11

Seeing is believing, but feeling's the truth.

11

Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.

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No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.

11

Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.

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He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.

10

A book that is shut is but a block.

10

All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.

10

All doors open to courtesy.

10

A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!

10

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse

10

Bad excuses are worse than none.

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A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

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In fair weather prepare for foul.

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