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Thomas Paine

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"'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants is the liberty of appearing." Truth & Lies 4.3 avg (3 votes)
"The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum." Religion 4.3 avg (17 votes)
"The greatest remedy for anger is delay." Anger 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities." Philosophy 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy." Christianity 3.8 avg (10 votes)
"Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts." Virtue 3.8 avg (4 votes)
"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice." Virtue 3.7 avg (3 votes)

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