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Thomas Fuller Quotes

(1608-1661), British Clergyman, Author

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

Category: Absence

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

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

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

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

Category: Anger

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

Category: Anger

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

Category: Anger

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

Category: Appearance

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

Category: Appreciation

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

Category: Architecture

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.

Category: Argument

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

Category: Argument

Soft words are hard arguments.

Category: Argument

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

Category: Belief

Blindness hatred is blind, as well as love.

Category: Blindness

A book that is shut is but a block.

Category: Books And Reading