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mike96779142: Found in The Writings of Thomas Paine, Vol.I, In Common Sense (Jan 1776) Paine reminded the American colonists that in a free republic “the law is king” and that if a day were to be set aside to celebrate the republic, it should not be focused on one man but on the law itself.

Peterakasingura: An effective leader is someone who knows "when to lead, when to follow, and when to get out of the way" ~ Thomas Paine.

AmbarishSatwik: On Thomas Paine's bones and what happened in Mahad (Maharashtra) in 1927. Thread.

Justice78602373: The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” Thomas Paine SSRCASE TurningPoint InHistory

coachmcb: "Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." --Thomas Paine

CerebralWisdom: Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. - Thomas Paine

TheLizardKinger: These are the times that try men's souls. . . . Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. (Thomas Paine, 1776)

catoletters: "Governing has always been monopolized by the most ignorant and the most rascally individuals of mankind." ~Thomas Paine

alloneallbot: Thomas Paine, suppressed since 1799: The Realist Declaration, The Age of Reason & The Army of Principles will instantly unite the whole Human race the Moral ABC of AII-One-God-Faith, Lightning-like Strong & We're All-one. All-one.

MilHistNow: On this day in 1776, Thomas Paine publishes "American Crisis." The three-part essay famously urges all patriots to resist tyranny during the rebellion's darkest hour. "These are the times that try men's souls," he writes.

heartsforeliza: history is happening in manhattan n we just happen to be in the greTest city in the world in the greatest city int the world ive been reading common sense by thomas paine so men say that im intense or im insane you want a revolution i want a revelation to lisyen to my declaration

CerebralWisdom: To say that any people are not fit for freedom, is to make poverty their choice, and to say they had rather be loaded with taxes than not. - Thomas Paine

NAndrewD: Thomas Paine: THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.

PowerON_SA: “All churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Muslim, are simply human inventions. They use fear to enslave us. They are a monopoly for power and profit." Thomas Paine

luvisss_: The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. Thomas Paine

CambridgeBGuide: The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. ~ Thomas Paine (Political activist) via:

EilidhStarr: "... rather than a man." - Thomas Paine. (2/2)

Turk187187: “The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” — Thomas Paine

sandrat077: Cont .. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated Thomas Paine, The Crisis Tags: 1776, december-23

CerebralWisdom: Such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing. - Thomas Paine

LeftieStats: I went to the Globe a few years ago to see a play about Thomas Paine, and Paine burst into song every few minutes which I don't think he did in real life, so if people are looking for perfect historical accuracy in Globe plays I would suggest that they're going to the wrong place

campy_6: "Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man." Thomas Paine

BogeyFreedom: "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, Must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." Thomas Paine

CerebralWisdom: We have it in our power to begin the world over again. - Thomas Paine

OutdoorMusician: Is it me or do the most tyrannous people alway quote Thomas Paine in their bios and post?

Bamariwujr: “The nearer any government approaches to a republic the less business there is for a king” Thomas Paine

BradyDay5: "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." Thomas Paine

TeamPelosi: In the darkest hours of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine wrote: “The times have found us.” The times have found us today not to place us in the same category of our Founders, but in the urgency of defending our Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic.

HendersonAlan: The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. Thomas Paine

RunaBouius: They who dare not offend cannot be honest. ~Thomas Paine

ktmkidsmbsb: "The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." – Thomas Paine

NewsHawksLive: Leadership involves multi-talents and skills sets. An effective leader is someone who knows "when to lead, when to follow, and when to get out of the way" (Thomas Paine). South African public speaker Vusi Thembekwayo says not every politician is a leader as people seem to think.

RepublicStaff: Thomas Paine talked a lot of sense. “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defence of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.”

LarryLadd1: “Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.” Thomas Paine

ktmkidsmbsb: "The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." – Thomas Paine

alloneallbot: steelbridqe-builder, Thomas Paine, since 1799, unites the Human race in our Eternal Father's Fashion! Poetry, uniting All-One! All freedom loving children hate the word Discipline! Yet, self-discipline Is the key to freedom! Without it, even the most brilliant bliss!

LarryLaddUU: “Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.” Thomas Paine

UnorthadoxGeni2: “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value.” — Thomas Paine, 1776

GieslerIris: „Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.“ - Thomas Paine -

Surabhi28280475: The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from its government. ~ Thomas Paine

Sakkanan8: Failure is the mother of success. – Thomas Paine..

QuotableO: The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason. Thomas Paine

jokebazz: "Religion was invented when the first Con Man met the first Fool." - Thomas Paine

PHLPublicHealth: Philadelphia tragically lost over 1,200 lives to overdose in 2021. Their lives will be honored through purple flowers in an in-person memorial garden in Thomas Paine Plaza (1401 JFK Blvd) and a virtual site. Learn more about submitting a tribute ➡️

LMuresh: Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. ~ Thomas Paine

StopTechnocracy: It's your future but will you have a choice?

rhcobb: This. He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. ~ Thomas Paine

MSSalleForth: I'm going to file this guy right up there with Thomas Paine.

scribblesNquote: "The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion." - Thomas Paine

LeftistInsane: “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value.” — Thomas Paine, 1776

BradSkalet: When all other rights are taken away, the right of rebellion is made perfect. Thomas Paine Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God. Benjamin Franklin.

Kaydayougen: * The harder the conflict, the more glamorous the triumph. ………….Thomas Paine………..

annf1311: OR as Thomas Paine said about 250 years ago: "To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead."

ktmkidsmbsb: "The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." – Thomas Paine

EmilyTVproducer: “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value.” — Thomas Paine, 1776

BaronVonDuncs: It is a civic duty to criticise and it is a vital part of freedom to be able to. “It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government,” said Thomas Paine. This essential of democracy is being crushed by the Government with the collusion of the opposition.

danrishel: "He who dares not offend cannot be honest" Thomas Paine

catoletters: "Governing has always been monopolized by the most ignorant and the most rascally individuals of mankind." ~Thomas Paine

TheMikeIsenberg: "An avidity to punish is always dangerous to liberty...He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself." --Thomas Paine

angel_juven: Failure is the mother of success. – Thomas Paine..

rajaram03955638: Failure is the mother of success. – Thomas Paine..

NorthMSPatriot: “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value.” — Thomas Paine, 1776

iherb23voucher6: The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.Thomas Paine ~&~ IHERB

alloneallbot: all-embracing, Ever-loving, Ever-evolving, Ever-recreating Eternal God, & By ABSOLUTE NOTHING ELSE! America's Founding father, Thomas Paine, 8 books, suppressed since 1799! 10th: Thank God for that! Our brother's Teacher of the Messiah, Halley's Comet!

RSimmons283: "An avidity to punish is always dangerous to liberty. It leads men to stretch, to misinterpret, and to misapply even the best of laws." -Thomas Paine

StawickiPhotog: Who do you want to be? The Revolutionary News Printers who wouldn't print the truth or was it the pamphletires like James Otis's Rights of the British Colonies, John Dickinson's Farmer's Letters, and Thomas Paine's Common Sense. I know which I want to be.

TusharG: Birthday Salutations to Umar Khalid, a true patriot. ‘The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from its government.’ ~ Thomas Paine

TenthAmendment: “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” -Thomas Paine

bcenney: "We have it within our power to begin the world again." ...Thomas Paine

dbenner83: "It is a general idea, that when taxes are once laid on, they are never taken off." - Thomas Paine

Hamilshopbot: I’ve been reading Common Sense by Thomas Paine, so men say that I’m intense or I’m insane. You want a revolution? I want a revelation! So listen to my declaration:

CerebralWisdom: The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance. - Thomas Paine

BookRarities: 2 Antique Colonial 18thC Thomas Paine Books, Rights of Man, Writings of Paine NR

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ktmkidsmbsb: "The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." – Thomas Paine

quot3bot: "We have it in our power to begin the world over again." ~Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

internetlodge: Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. Thomas Paine

MathewGiagnorio: Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.” 1/2 The Crisis by Thomas Paine

JamesLNuzzo: “…a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right…” Thomas Paine

HistorywithMrS: “…the world may know, that so far as we approve of monarchy, that in America the law is king. For as in absolute governments the King is law, so in free countries the law ought to be king; and there ought to be no other.” Thomas Paine, 1776

WCIA3: TAKE A LOOK: Construction crews made a unique discovery while working at Thomas Paine Elementary!

NickMaiden5: "The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from it's government" -Thomas Paine

datarchist: “To argue with a [person] who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture” -Thomas Paine, The American Crisis V

datarchist: Sorry for all the Thomas Paine quotes, I swear I just have this last American Crisis and then the Rights of Man and that’s the entire collection of his works in this book at least.

ktmkidsmbsb: "The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." – Thomas Paine

andrewtome: Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. -Thomas Paine, The American Crisis 1776

Justice78602373: "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." — Thomas Paine, American Founding Father Sushant Agent Of Change

Urbana116: While working at Thomas Paine Elementary last week, construction crews found these documents behind a mirror. The lunch cards are from 1964. Does anyone recognize the names? How about the student in the photograph? More pics here:

DutchSchulz27: To know Thomas Paine is to know liberty. "He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression."

FackTwattr: "Reason and ignorance, the opposites of each other, influence the great bulk of mankind. Reason obeys itself, and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. - Thomas Paine"

datarchist: “Death is not the monarch of the dead, but of the dying. The moment he obtains a conquest he loses a subject, and, like the foolish King you serve, will, in the end, war himself out of all his dominion” -Thomas Paine, The American Crisis V

AthenaHobson2: · Failure is the mother of success. -- Thomas Paine

CerebralWisdom: Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one. - Thomas Paine

Woohooyoung2: "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph" - Thomas Paine

Tormentedsoul30: “He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” Thomas Paine

TrueLiberalUSA: Thank you. The United States of America is a Constitutional Republic founded on the tenants of Natural Law Nomocracy. "For the American The Law is King." - Thomas Paine

ThamesPop: “If I do not believe as you believe, it proves that you do not believe as I believe, and this is all that it proves.“ Thomas Paine

SujitGh81336586: Failure is the mother of success. – Thomas Paine..

MulletNationInc: Trolls are getting rationed hard… looks like Thomas Paine is rolling back over to the comfortable side of his grave..

bardolator: "These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman." Thomas Paine



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