Follower of The Way


QOD

Posted in Government & Politics by sosipater on October 24, 2006

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”

— Thomas Paine (American Crisis, No. 1, 19 December 1776)

Reference: Thomas Paine: Collected Writings , Foner ed., Library of America (91)

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  1. peculiarbaptist said,

    Isn’t amazing how an athiest such as Paine can offer such inspiring words especially when it comes to comments comparing hell and tyranny.

  2. sosipater said,

    He just supressed the truth less than others. Not uncommon I believe for that era.


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