"Thomas Tusser" was an English poet and farmer, best known for his instructional poem Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry, an expanded version of his original title, A Hundreth Good Pointes of Husbandrie, first published in 1557. Five Hundred Points… contains the rhyming couplet:
A foole and his monie be soone at debate,
which after with sorrow repents him too late.
This is an early version of the proverb A fool and his money are soon parted.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Thomas Tusser on Wikipedia.