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Quotes by Thomas Paine
69 quotes by Thomas Paine
Quote about habits, thinking, bad, rightness, being, things
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.
Quote about virtue, principle, vice, good, good luck, things
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
Quote about opinion, power, human imperfections, human-nature
Quote about religion, children, mind
Quote about god, faith, man
But such is the irresistable nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants is the liberty of appearing.
Quote about nature, liberty, truth
Quote about character
Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
Quote about religion, good, good luck, bad luck, bad, man
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil, in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Quote about guvernement, state
He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
Quote about hell, nation, war, death
Quote about nature, human imperfections
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.
Quote about man, mercy, equality, justice, happiness
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his...
Quote about love, conduct, smile, conscience, affair, heart, death, man
Quote about opinion, children, peace, day