There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking, and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord
Quote by Thomas Paine
But such is the irresistable nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it...
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too...
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary
If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may...
It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance.
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
It has been the political career of this man to begin with hypocrisy, proceed with...
It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.
It is far better that we admitted a thousand devils to roam at large than...
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state,...
Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress,...
It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that...
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice
The Bible is such a book of lies and contradictions there is no knowing which...
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The book called the Bible has been voted by men, and decreed by human laws...
In order to be happy we require all kinds of supports to our self-esteem. We...
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference...