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Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine

One of America's founding fathers, Thomas Paine wrote with great passion, communicating his ideas of the revolution so the common man could readily understand it as easily as the intellectuals. He published "Common Sense" in 1776, one of the most important pamphlets to make the case for American independence. He also wrote "The Crisis", which served as an inspiration to the Colonial Army. …

Date of Birth: January 29, 1737
Date of Death: June 08, 1809


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"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." Thomas Paine
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"The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind. Where, say some, is the king of America? I'll tell you, friend, He reigns above." Thomas Paine
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"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection" Thomas Paine
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"It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe." Thomas Paine
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"If a God, he could not suffer death, for immortality cannot die, and as a man his death could be no more than the death of any other person" Thomas Paine
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"If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately." Thomas Paine
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"I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy." Thomas Paine
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"Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind." Thomas Paine
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"Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us." Thomas Paine
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"Lead, follow, or get out of the way." Thomas Paine
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"The adulterous connection between church and state" Thomas Paine
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"Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it." Thomas Paine
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"Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title." Thomas Paine
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"These are times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country." Thomas Paine
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"An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot." Thomas Paine
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"Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man" Thomas Paine
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"My mind is my own church." Thomas Paine
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"The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum." Thomas Paine
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"When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon." Thomas Paine
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"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice" Thomas Paine
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"The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." Thomas Paine
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