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Thomas Fuller (writer)

Date de naissance: 24. juin 1654
Date de décès: 17. septembre 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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Citations Thomas Fuller (writer)

„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.

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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 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.

„The sweetest Wine makes the sharpest Vinegar.“

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

„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.

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

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

„Will make a Man Healthy, Wealthy and Wise.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 6080. Early to go to Bed, and early to rise, Will make a Man Healthy, Wealthy and Wise. Compare Poor Richard's Almanack (1735) : Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

„Squander not away thy life in Pastimes: There’s but little need to drive away Time, which is ever flying away so swiftly of itself; and when once gone is gone for ever.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 2325. Squander not away thy life in Pastimes: There’s but little need to drive away Time, which is ever flying away so swiftly of itself; and when once gone is gone for ever.

„Many would be Cowards if they had Courage enough.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 3366. Many would be Cowards if they had Courage enough.

„Early to go to Bed, and early to rise,“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer)
Context: 6080. Early to go to Bed, and early to rise, Will make a Man Healthy, Wealthy and Wise. Compare Poor Richard's Almanack (1735) : Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

„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.

„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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