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Thomas Paine

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"The greatest remedy for anger is delay." Anger 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church." Anti-Religion 4.9 avg (36 votes)
"The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy." Christianity 3.8 avg (10 votes)
"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." Freedom 4.8 avg (22 votes)
"From such beginnings of governments, what could be expected, but a continual system of war and extortion?" Government 4.8 avg (8 votes)
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one." Government 4.9 avg (41 votes)
"That government is best which governs least." Government 4.8 avg (127 votes)
"Lead, follow, or get out of the way." Leadership 4.8 avg (143 votes)
"He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself." Liberty 4.5 avg (6 votes)
"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (15 votes)
"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (17 votes)
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"'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)
"We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities." Philosophy 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"My mind is my own church." Religion 4.5 avg (18 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 harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." Success 4.6 avg (13 votes)
"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. 'Tis dearness only that gives everything its value." Success 4.5 avg (24 votes)
"There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord." Thinking 4.5 avg (8 votes)

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