On 8th March, 1775 an anonymous writer, thought to be the Norfolk born author Thomas Paine, published 'African Slavery in America' the first article in the American colonies calling for the equality of slaves and the abolition of slavery

Thomas Paine

On March, 1775 an anonymous writer, thought to be the Norfolk born author Thomas Paine, published 'African Slavery in America' the first article in the American colonies calling for the equality of slaves and the abolition of slavery:

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. ~Thomas Paine, English-American political activist, writer and revolutionary

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. ~Thomas Paine, English-American political activist, writer and revolutionary "It is impossible to criticize unresisting imbecility.

Be uncommon ... Entrepreneur’s Credo  by Thomas Paine ...  I do not choose to be a common man,  It is my right to be uncommon … if I can,  I seek opportunity … not security. ― Thomas Paine, Common Sense #quotes #words #inspiration

Just The "be" tattooed on my inner bicep Méchant Design: be uncommon in black & white

"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right" Common Sense, Thomas Paine

"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right" Common Sense, Thomas Paine

"The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government." Thomas Paine #quote

"The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government." Thomas Paine- Also, our amendments exist to protect us from our government. Founding fathers knew what was up

Thomas Paine - Yes how can ANY religious family condone these disgusting practices that take place in the Old Testament and then say that their god approves of these practices,  and still loves us. Thomas Paine also said - A cruel god makes a cruel man!!!

Thomas Paine English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary.

“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.” –Thomas Paine

“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.

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"I prefer peace, but if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace" Thomas Paine

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” — Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

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