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Thomas Fuller Quotes

(1608-1661), British Clergyman, Author

A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.

Category: Catholicism

Charity begins at home, but should not end there.

Category: Charity

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

Category: Cheerfulness

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

Category: Churches

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.

Category: Class

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.

Category: Compliments

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

Category: Contentment

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

Category: Control

The more wit the less courage.

Category: Courage

All doors open to courtesy.

Category: Courtesy

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

Category: Creation

With foxes we must play the fox.

Category: Cunning

Debt is the worst poverty.

Category: Debt

Despair gives courage to a coward.

Category: Despair

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

Category: Determination