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Thomas Fuller Quotes

  • ''With foxes we must play the fox.''
    Thomas Fuller (1654-1734), British physician. Gnomologia, no. 5797 (1732).
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  • ''A book that is shut is but a block.''
    Thomas Fuller (1654-1734), British physician. Gnomologia, no. 23 (1732).
  • ''Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.''
    Thomas Fuller (1654-1734), British physician. Gnomologia, no. 1135 (1732).
  • ''He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.''
    Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. "Of Self-Praising," The Holy State and the Profane State (1642).
  • ''Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.''
    Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. The Holy State and the Profane State, bk. 4, ch. 20 (1642).
  • ''A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery. But depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.''
    Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. The Holy State and the Profane State, bk. 2, ch. 6 (1642).
  • ''He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows.''
    Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. The Holy State and the Profane State, bk. 1, "The Good Husband," (1642).
  • ''A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!''
    Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. The Holy State and the Profane State, bk. 4, ch. 20 (1642).
  • ''Anger is one of the sinews of the soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.''
    Thomas Fuller (1608-1661), British cleric. The Holy State and the Profane State, bk. 3, "Of Anger," (1642).

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Best Poem of Thomas Fuller

You Are My Brother, My Twin

“You are my brother, my twin.”
To this day these words burn me.
“I am responsible for your welfare.”
But in a way it sooths me.
“I share your triumphs and your sadness…”
To know I have someone looking out for me.
“…My brother, my twin.”

“You are an incredible friend.”
My hopes were raised.
“You’re stuck with me…”
From that moment,
“…Through the good times and bad.”
And forever on.
“My brother, my twin”

“Even though we picked on you…”
Remembering of old times.
“…it was because we all had crushes on you.”
Hoping for the past to come by ...

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In My Arms

Fourteen days,
To the night,
In my arms,
I held you tight.

My promise of love,
I will keep,
For my feelings for you,
Are just too deep.

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