Famous Quotes from ...

Thomas Fuller



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

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    Great hopes make great men.

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    If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.

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    If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

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    In fair weather prepare for foul.

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    There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.

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    One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.

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

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    All things are difficult before they are easy.

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    Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.

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    A good garden may have some weeds.

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    Charity begins at home, but should not end there.

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    Birth is the beginning of death

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    Riches have made more covetous men than covetousness hath made rich men

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    A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife

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    He that makes himself an ass must not take it ill if men ride him

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    My son is my son till he have got him a wife, But my daughter's my daughter all the days of her life.

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    He that resolves to deal with none but honest men must leave off dealing

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    Men never think their fortune too great, nor their wit too little

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    Praise makes good men better and bad men worse

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    Men have a touchstone whereby to try gold, but gold is the touchstone whereby to try men.

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    Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.

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    Violent men reel from one extremity to the next

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    Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools

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    An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.

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    Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.

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    Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper

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    He who gives his heart will not deny his money

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