The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Quote by Thomas Paine
The New Testament, compared with the Old, is like a farce of one act
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too...
It is far better that we admitted a thousand devils to roam at large than...
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice
Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the...
The Bible is such a book of lies and contradictions there is no knowing which...
For my own part, my belief in the perfection of the Deity will not permit...
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly...
Human nature is not of itself vicious.
He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell...
We have it in our power to begin the world over again.
The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy.
To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would...
One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.
When I see throughout this book, called the Bible, a history of the grossest vices...
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and...
People love pretty much the same things best. A writer looking for subject inquires not...