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Thomas Paine

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

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The great political philosopher Thomas Paine, whose writings influenced the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and freethought movements ever since; but, unfortunately, he couldn't free American's from their dogmatic following of the bible or the disgraceful institution of slavery in his lifetime

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To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like adminstering medicine to the dead. - Thomas Paine. ... wise man, wise words!

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As I get older, the more I realize I would have fucked the shit out of Thomas Paine.

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"a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right..."

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Even though Marji knew the dangers of protesting, she is determined to go. She goes with the maid. "That day there were so many killed in one of the neighborhoods that a rumor spread that Israeli soldiers were responsible for the slaughter. But in fact it was really our own who had attacked us” Persepolis pg. 39

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

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