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Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
– Thomas Paine

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.
– Thomas Paine

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of
us.
– Thomas Paine

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable
one.
– Thomas Paine

The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
– Thomas Paine

The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.
– Thomas Paine

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself.
– Thomas Paine

The Grecians and Romans were strongly possessed of the spirit of liberty but not the
principle, for at the time they were determined not to be slaves themselves, they employed
their power to enslave the rest of mankind.
– Thomas Paine

A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation.
– Thomas Paine

The Christian religion is a parody on the worship of the sun, in which they put a man called
Christ in the place of the sun, and pay him the adoration originally payed to the sun.
– Thomas Paine

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
– Thomas Paine

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
– Thomas Paine

Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe
what he does not believe.
– Thomas Paine

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
– Thomas Paine

Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
– Thomas Paine

A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is
monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support.
– Thomas Paine

One of the strongest natural proofs of the folly of hereditary right in kings, is, that nature
disapproves it, otherwise, she would not so frequently turn it into ridicule by giving mankind
an ass for a lion.
– Thomas Paine

Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery
of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
– Thomas Paine

Man is not the enemy of man but through the medium of a false system of government.
– Thomas Paine

This Article is Posted on 08 Apr 2015 in Informative Section and Quotes