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Thomas Fuller Quotes

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All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.

    Topics: Patience, Suffering, Endurance

It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.

    Topics: Patience

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.

    Topics: Peace

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.

    Topics: Perseverance, Men

Command thy servant advisably with few plain words, fully, freely, and positively, with a grave countenance, and settled carriage: These will procure obedience, gain respect, and maintain authority.

    Topics: Perseverance, Authority

A good marksman may miss.

    Topics: Perseverance

All things are difficult before they are easy.

    Topics: Perseverance

Better hazard once than always be in fear.

    Topics: Perseverance, Fear

He that would have fruit must climb the tree.

    Topics: Perseverance

A name is a kind of face whereby one is known.

    Topics: Philosophy

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.

    Topics: Philosophy

Often the cockloft is empty in those whom nature hath built many stories high.

    Topics: Philosophy

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