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Thomas Fuller Quotes


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He lives long that lives well; and time misspent is not lived, but lost. God is better than his promise if he takes from him a long lease, and gives him a free hold of a better value.

    Topics: Laziness, Time

Nothing is easy to the unwilling.

    Topics: Laziness

Spill not the morning (the quintessence of the day!) in recreations, for sleep is a recreation. Add not, therefore, sauce to sauce. Pastime, like wine, is poison in the morning. It is then good husbandry to sow the head, which hath lain fallow all night, with some serious work.

    Topics: Laziness

Learning makes a man fit company for himself.

    Topics: Learning

All the while that thou livest ill, thou hast the trouble, distraction, and inconveniences of life, but not the sweet and true use of it.

    Topics: Life

He will be immortal who liveth till he be stoned by one without fault.

    Topics: Life

To smell a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.

    Topics: Life

Nature hath appointed the twilight, as a bridge, to pass us out of night into day.

    Topics: Life, Nature

A danger foreseen is half avoided.

    Topics: Life

A good garden may have some weeds.

    Topics: Life

A good life fears not life, nor death.

    Topics: Life

A stumble may prevent a fall.

    Topics: Life

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