Thomas Fuller Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Thomas Fuller quotes, Thomas Fuller sayings, and Thomas Fuller proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Spill not the morning, the quintessence of the day, in recreation; for sleep itself is a recreation. Add not, therefore, sauce to sauces. Thomas Fuller
The noblest revenge is to forgive. Thomas Fuller
The way to be safe is never to be secure. Thomas Fuller
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak. Thomas Fuller
Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. Thomas Fuller
The real difference between men is energy. A strong will, a settled purpose, an invincible determination, can accomplish almost anything; and in this lies the distinction between great men and little men. Thomas Fuller
A good garden may have some weeds. Thomas Fuller
All doors open to courtesy. Thomas Fuller
Two things a man should never be angry at: What he can help, and what he cannot help. Thomas Fuller
Likeness begets love yet proud men hate one another. Thomas Fuller
A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial. Thomas Fuller
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. Thomas Fuller
Bad excuses are worse than none. Thomas Fuller
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed. Thomas Fuller
Health is not valued till sickness comes. Thomas Fuller
It is a shame when the church itself is a cemetery, where the living sleep above the ground, as the dead do beneath. Thomas Fuller
Miracles are the swaddling clothes of infant churches. Thomas Fuller
A wise man may look ridiculous in the company of fools. Thomas Fuller
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter. Thomas Fuller
The worse the passage the more welcome the port. Thomas Fuller
Deceive not thyself by overexpecting 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. Thomas Fuller
Curiosity is a kernel of the forbidden fruit which still sticketh in the throat of a natural man, sometimes to the clanger of his choking. Thomas Fuller
Fame sometimes hath created something of nothing. Thomas Fuller
He is a good time-server that finds out the fittest opportunity of every action. Thomas Fuller
A wise man turns chance into good fortune. Thomas Fuller
That which was bitter to endure may be sweet to remember. Thomas Fuller
A good edge is good for nothing, if it has nothing to cut. Thomas Fuller
He does not believe, that does not live according to his Belief. Thomas Fuller
What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed. Thomas Fuller
Care and diligence bring luck. Thomas Fuller