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


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


  3. A man surprised is half beaten.


  4. Nothing sharpens sight like envy.




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


  6. The fool wanders, a wise man travels.


  7. With foxes we must play the fox.


  8. Seeing is believing, but feeling's the truth.


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


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


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


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


  13. Good is not good, when better is expected.


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


  15. There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.

    • friends

  16. Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.


  17. Bad excuses are worse than none.


  18. A good friend is my nearest relation.

    • friends

  19. A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.


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


  21. A man is not good or bad for one action.


  22. Choose a wife by your ear than your eye.

    • marriage

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


  24. The more laws, the more offenders.


  25. He does not believe that does not live according to his belief .


  26. Nothing is easy to the unwilling.

    • will

  27. Willful waste brings woeful want.


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


  29. One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.


  30. Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.



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  1. Picture quote by Thomas Fuller about hope

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


  2. Picture quote by Thomas Fuller about action

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


  3. Picture quote by Thomas Fuller about actions

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


  4. Picture quote by Thomas Fuller about motivational

    All things are difficult before they are easy.


  5. Picture quote by Thomas Fuller about life

    All things are difficult before they are easy


  6. Picture quote by Thomas Fuller about difficulties

    All things are difficult before they are easy.


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What are the best marriage quotes by Thomas Fuller?


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

    • marriage

    Choose a wife by your ear than your eye.

    • marriage

    He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.

    • marriage

    Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.

    • marriage

    Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs, as if their mirth were turned into care for their young ones.

    • marriage

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What are the best anger quotes by Thomas Fuller?


    Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.

    • anger

    Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

    • anger

    Act nothing in a furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm.

    • anger

    There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.

    • anger

    Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.

    • anger

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What are the best fear quotes by Thomas Fuller?


    He that hopes no good fears no ill.


    Scalded cats fear even cold water.


    Better hazard once than always be in fear.

    • fear

    Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.

    • fear

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What are the best friends quotes by Thomas Fuller?


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

    • friends

    There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.

    • friends

    A good friend is my nearest relation.

    • friends

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

    • friends

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What are the best promises quotes by Thomas Fuller?


    Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.


    Vows are made in storms and forgotten in calm weather.

    • promises

    He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.

    • promises

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

    • promises

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We have all forgot more than we remember.


All doors open to courtesy.


Eaten bread is soon forgotten.


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




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


What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.


One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.


Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

  • anger

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


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


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

  • friends

In fair weather prepare for foul.


A book that is shut is but a block.


Great and good are seldom the same man.


Vows are made in storms and forgotten in calm weather.

  • promises

He teaches me to be good that does me good.


Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

  • promises

Prospect is often better than possession.

  • expectation

Soft words are hard arguments.


Great is the difference between a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins.


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


He is rich that is satisfied.


If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.


When the flatterer pipes, then the devil dances.


Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.


In taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.


A good garden may have some weeds.


Today is yesterday's pupil.


The devil himself is good when he is pleased.


Despair gives courage to a coward.


A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.


A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.


Search not a wound too deep lest thou make a new one.


Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.


Good clothes open all doors.


Riches enlarge rather than satisfy appetites.


All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.


Revenge in cold blood is the devil's own act and deed.

  • revenge

It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.


Virtue is the only true nobility.


Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.


Many have been the wise speeches of fools, though not so many as the foolish speeches of wise men.


Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong.


He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.


He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.

  • marriage

God makes, and apparel shapes; but it's money that finishes the man.


Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.


Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.


Do nothing hastily but catching of fleas.


A wise man turns chance into good fortune.


A generous confession disarms slander.


He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

  • forgiveness

Craft must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.

  • truth

Care and diligence bring luck.


If a man falls once, all will tread upon him.


He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.

  • promises

The weakest and most timorous are the most revengeful and implacable.


It is much better to have your gold in the hand than in the heart.


When good people have a falling out, only one of them may be at fault at first; but if the strife continues long, usually both become guilty.

  • argument

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


Better a tooth out than always aching.


He that bringeth a present findeth the door open.


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


Lavishness is not generosity.


Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper.

  • power

Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.


The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.


You gazed at the moon and fell in the gutter.


Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

  • alcoholalcoholism

Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

  • learning

Great hopes make great men.


Debt is the worst poverty.


If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

  • leadership

A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.


Act nothing in a furious passion. It's putting to sea in a storm.

  • anger

Abused patience turns to fury.

  • patience

First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.


Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.


With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.


Charity begins at home, but should not end there.

  • charity

Poor men's reasons are not heard.


There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.

  • anger

He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.


Pride will spit in pride's face.


He that hopes no good fears no ill.

  • fear

Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.


A small demerit extinguishes a long service.


'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.


The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.


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


'Tis better to suffer wrong than do it.


Blindness hatred is blind, as well as love.


Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.


He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.


Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest.


Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.


There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.


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


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


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.


Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.

  • marriage

Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.

  • fear

Health is not valued till sickness comes.


The more wit the less courage.


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.


A good horse should be seldom spurred.


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

  • promises

Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.


Scalded cats fear even cold water.

  • cats

Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.

  • anger

Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument.

  • argument

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


Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all.


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


'Tis not every question that deserves an answer.


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.

  • memory

Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the heaven.


Old foxes want no tutors.

  • learning

Better hazard once than always be in fear.

  • fear

Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs, as if their mirth were turned into care for their young ones.

  • marriage

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