The best Quotes by Thomas Paine

The best Quotes by Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine (February 9, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was an English-born American Founding Father, political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary.

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.

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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
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We can be only who we are; no more, no less.
Terry Goodkind in Das Schwert der Wahrheit - Das erste Gesetz der Magie
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
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It's better to be hated for the person you are, than to be loved for the person you're not.
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The things that make me different are the things that make me.
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The number of "followers" you have does not make you better than anyone else. Hitler had millions, Jesus had 12.
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How others see you is not important. How you see yourself is everything.
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Become unpopular first, or people want perceive you seriously.
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Let them hate. Just make sure they spell your name right.
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The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about.
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You waste time trying to get people to love you, you'll end up the most popular dead man in town.
Bronn in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 7
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Why is it nobody understands me and everybody likes me?
Albert Einstein - in einem Interview mit der New York Times, 1942
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All of my favorite people - people I really trust - none of them were "cool" in their younger years.
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When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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Men may be stronger, but it is women who endure.
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As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!
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When a guy does something stupid once, well that's because he's a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that's usually to impress some girl.
Once-ler in The Lorax
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Tell a man: "I hate you" - you'II have the best sex of your Iife. But tell him: "I Iove you" - you'II probably never see him again.
Samantha Jones in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 10
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As long as you know that most men are like children, you know everything.
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Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
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I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
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You can own the Earth and still
All you'll own is Earth until
You can paint with all the colors of the wind
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God never made no difference between black, white, blue, pink or green. People is people, y'know. That's the message we try to spread.
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Why can't they understand the way we feel?
They just don't trust, what they can't explain
I know we're different, but deep inside us
We're not that different at all
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I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
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Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
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To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.
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I am not gay. Although I wish I were, just to piss off homophobes.
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Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.
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Time after time after time I do all this shit for other people, and then I wake up and I'm empty. I have nothing.
Tifanny in Silver Linings
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Live for yourself and you will live in vain;
Live for others, and you will live again.
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Sometimes the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.
General Iroh in The Legend of Korra - Season 2 Episode 10
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One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
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Does it really need a reason to help somebody?
Zidane Tribal in Final Fantasy - IX
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
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Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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