Thomas Fuller


English Divine, Historian and Author

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

Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools.

Danger past, God is forgotten.

Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.

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

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

Charity begins at home, but should not end there.

Choose a wife by your ear than your eye.

Better one's House be too little one day than too big all the Year after.

Birth is the beginning of death

Blindness hatred is blind, as well as love.

But our captain counts the image of God?nevertheless his image?cut in ebony as if done in ivory, and in the blackest Moors he sees the representation of the King of Heaven.

By the same proportion that a penny saved is a penny gained, the preserver of books is a Mate for the Compiler of them.

Care and diligence bring luck.

Better a tooth out than always aching.

Better be alone than in bad company.

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

Better hazard once than always be in fear.

Better lose a jest than a friend

Bad excuses are worse than none.

Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest, it may make the hearer's stomach rise.

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

Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.

All those must such delights expect to share, Who for their friend think fit to take a bear.

An inch in missing is as bad as an ell.

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English Divine, Historian and Author