"There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Thomas Paine on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Thomas Paine on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Thomas Paine on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Thomas Paine on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Thomas Paine on Lawrence Welk
"The greatest remedy for anger is delay."
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."
"Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil in its worst state an intolerable one."
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."
"'Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."