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Thomas Paine The most valuable Englishman ever

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My favorite quote...

“The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.”
― Thomas Paine

It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. – Mark Twain

He's my hero

He differed from the rest. He wanted a revolution of all institutions in our lives and paid the price for it.

He makes most of our founding fathers look like flunkies.


For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

Thomas Paine - marginalized key force toward independence

This narrative of Thomas Paine's impact via writing (and many Americans reading and listening) should be inspiration towards many of us as we share our hearts full of liberty and the message of freedom in our times.