The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
More Quotes from Thomas Paine:Panics, in some cases, have their uses they produce as much good as hurt. Their duration is always short the mind soon grows through them and acquires a firmer habit than before. But their peculiar advantage is, that they are the touchstone of sincerity and hypocrisy, and bring things and men to light, which might have lain forever undiscovered.
If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.
Now, Sir, it is impossible for serious men, to whom God has given the divine gift of reason, and who employs that reason to reverence and adore the God that gave it, it is I say, impossible for such a man to put confidence in a book that abounds with
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country.
One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.
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I don't think he believed most of the things he said himself.