Friday January 7th 2011

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Thought for the Day

“Of more worth is one honest man to society
and in the sight of God,
than all the crowned ruffians that ever lived.”

~ Thomas Paine




*Thomas Paine

Borne February 9, 1737 Thetford, Norfolk, England
Died June 8, 1809 (aged 72) New York, NY, U.S.

Author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in Thetford, in the English county of Norfolk, Paine emigrated to the British American colonies in 1774 in time to participate in the American Revolution. His principal contributions were the powerful, widely read pamphlet Common Sense.

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