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Thomas Fuller Quotes


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An index is a necessary implement, without which a large author is but a labyrinth without a clue to direct the readers within.

    Topics: Books

A book that is shut is but a block.

    Topics: Books

Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

    Topics: Books, Learning

Take heed of jesting; many have been ruined by it. It is hard to jest, and not sometimes jeer too, which often sinks deeper than we intended or expected.

    Topics: Character, Discretion

It is good to make a jest, but not to make a trade of jesting.

    Topics: Character, Discretion

Make no vows to perform this or that; it shows no great strength, and makes thee ride behind thyself.

    Topics: Character, Discretion

There are heads sometimes so little, that there is no room for wit, sometimes so long that there is no wit for so much room.

    Topics: Character

A man is not good or bad for one action.

    Topics: Character

A man surprised is half beaten.

    Topics: Character

Better be alone than in bad company.

    Topics: Character

Every tub must stand on its own bottom.

    Topics: Character

Fame sometimes hath created something of nothing.

    Topics: Character

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