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Thomas Paine

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Thomas Paine was one of the founding fathers of the United States. He was an English-born American political activist, author, poet, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary.


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Quote Left He is not affected by the reality of distress touching his heart, but by the showy resemblance of it striking his imagination. He pities the plumage, but forgets the dying bird. Quote Right
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Quote Left We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in. Quote Right
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Quote Left Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it. Quote Right
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Quote Left The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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