Thomas Fuller quotes

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With foxes we must play the fox.
A book that is shut is but a block.
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.
Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the married estate.... Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in ...
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.
Fame sometimes hath created something out of nothing. She hath made whole countries more than nature ever did, especially near the ...
Memory is like a purse,--if it be over-full that it cannot shut, all will drop out of it. Take heed of a gluttonous curiosity to f ...
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery. But depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.
He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.
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