Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller.
BornJune 24, 1654
DiedSeptember 17, 1734
Physician and preacher. Author of Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs, Wise Sentences and Witty Sayings, Ancient and Modern, Foreign and British (1732).

The repository contains eight quotes from Thomas Fuller.


Lean liberty is better than fat slavery.


Let us spare where we may, so that we may spend where we should.


Honesty is a fine jewel but much out of fashion.


No honest man ever repented of his honesty.


Religion is the best armor in the world, but the worst cloak.

Growing Old

íTis late ere an old man comes to know he is old.


It is a worthier thing to desire honor than to possess it.


They are rich who have true friends.