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Thomas Fuller (writer)

Data di nascita: 24. Giugno 1654
Data di morte: 17. Settembre 1734

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Thomas Fuller, M.D. was a British physician, preacher and intellectual.

Fuller was born in Rosehill, Sussex, and educated at Queens' College, Cambridge. He practised medicine at Sevenoaks.

In 1723 he published Pharmacopoeia Domestica, and in 1730 Exanthematologia, Or, An Attempt to Give a Rational Account of Eruptive Fevers, Especially of the Measles and Small Pox. In 1732 he published a compilation of proverbs titled Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs; wise sentences and witty saying, ancient and modern, foreign and British which includes the words, "Be you never so high, the law is above you".

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„A Fool’s Tongue is long enough to cut his own Throat.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 108. A Fool’s Tongue is long enough to cut his own Throat.

„He that advised thee not to let the Sun set in thine anger, did not command thee to trust a deceiving Enemy next Morning.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 2043. He that advised thee not to let the Sun set in thine anger, did not command thee to trust a deceiving Enemy next Morning.

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„Always tell the Truth : where it is not loved, it is respected and feared.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 1814. Always tell the Truth : where it is not loved, it is respected and feared.

„The most exquisite Folly is made of Wisdom too fine spun.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 4671. The most exquisite Folly is made of Wisdom too fine spun.

„He that does you a very ill Turn, will never forgive you.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 2085. He that does you a very ill Turn, will never forgive you.

„Who draws his Sword against his Prince, must throw away the Scabbard.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 5698. Who draws his Sword against his Prince, must throw away the Scabbard.

„Never think that the Things thou wantest will cure thee of thy Discontents ; for they will enlarge thy Desires, and make the Wounds wider. The Way to think we have enough, is not to desire to have too much.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 2609. Never think that the Things thou wantest will cure thee of thy Discontents; for they will enlarge thy Desires, and make the Wounds wider. The Way to think we have enough, is not to desire to have too much.

„5744. Wine hath drowned more Men than the Sea.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 830. Bacchus hath drown'd more Men than Neptune.

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„I took him for a Worm ; but he prov'd a Serpent.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 2629. I took him for a Worm; but he prov'd a Serpent.

„The Passions are like Fire and Water ; good Servants, but bad Masters.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 4702. The Passions are like Fire and Water; good Servants, but bad Masters.

„Nothing costs so much as what is given us.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 3660. Nothing costs so much as what is given us.

„When a Man is set upon his own Ruin, 'tis in vain to reason with him.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 5536. When a Man is set upon his own Ruin, 'tis in vain to reason with him.

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„The sweetest Wine makes the sharpest Vinegar.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 4781. The sweetest Wine makes the sharpest Vinegar.

„As the best Wine makes the sharpest Vinegar, so the deepest Love turns to the deadliest Hatred.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 733. As the best Wine makes the sharpest Vinegar, so the deepest Love turns to the deadliest Hatred.

„Hatred is blind, as well as Love.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 1805. Hatred is blind, as well as Love.

„All things are difficult, before they are easy.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 560. All things are difficult, before they are easy.

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