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A bad cause will never be supported by bad means and bad men.
Causes
Thomas Paine

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

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Character is much easier kept than recovered.
Character
Thomas Paine

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Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
Religion
Thomas Paine

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Human nature is not of itself vicious.
Human Nature
Thomas Paine

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It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
Questions
Thomas Paine

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

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My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
Deeds and Good Deeds
Thomas Paine

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My own mind is my own church.
Churches
Thomas Paine

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Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us.
Character
Thomas Paine

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Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.
Suspicion
Thomas Paine

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That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
Appreciation
Thomas Paine

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The final event to himself has been, that as he rose like a rocket, he fell like the stick.
Glory
Thomas Paine

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

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

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These are the times that try men's souls.
Crisis
Thomas Paine

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Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
Nicknames
Thomas Paine

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We have it in our power to begin the world over again.
New Beginning
Thomas Paine

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When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
Thoughts and Thinking
Thomas Paine

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When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
Posterity
Thomas Paine

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