Thomas Fuller Quotes

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Thomas Fuller

A hypocrite is in himself both the archer and the mark, in all actions shooting at his own praise or profit.

Thomas Fuller

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.

Thomas Fuller

Security is the mother of danger and the grandmother of destruction.

Thomas Fuller

No garden is without its weeds.

Thomas Fuller

It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.

Thomas Fuller

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

Thomas Fuller

All things are difficult before they are easy.

Thomas Fuller

Rebellion must be managed with many swords; treason to his prince's person may be with one knife.

Thomas Fuller

Cheaters must get some credit before they can cozen, and all falsehood, if not founded in some truth, would not be fixed in any belief.

Thomas Fuller

When worthy men fall out, only one of them may be faulty at the first; but if strife continue long, commonly both become guilty.

Thomas Fuller

Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.

Thomas Fuller

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

Thomas Fuller

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

Thomas Fuller

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

Thomas Fuller

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

Thomas Fuller
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