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Thomas Fuller Quotes

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Reward a good servant well, and rather get quit of a bad one than disquiet thyself with him.

    Topics: Finances, Rewards

There is a Spanish proverb, that one who would grow rich must buy of those who go to be executed, as not caring how cheap they sell; and sell to those who go to be married, as not caring how dear they buy.

    Topics: Finances

Better give a shilling than lend and lose half a crown.

    Topics: Finances, Discretion

He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.

    Topics: Finances

He is rich that is satisfied.

    Topics: Finances

Riches enlarge, rather than satisfy appetites.

    Topics: Finances, Greed

The pleasures of the rich are bought with the tears of the poor.

    Topics: Finances

Some men, like a tiled house, are long before they take fire, but once on flame there is no coming near to quench them.

    Topics: Fire, Men

Forgetting of a wrong is a mild revenge.

    Topics: Forgiveness, Revenge

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.

    Topics: Forgiveness

No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.

    Topics: Forgiveness

God send me a friend that will tell me of my faults.

    Topics: Friendship

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