quote by Thomas Paine

I have always strenuously supported the right of every man to his own opinion, however different that opinion might be to mine. He who denies to another this right, makes a slave of himself to his present opinion, because he precludes himself the right of changing it.

— Thomas Paine

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Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

Religion is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize humankind; and, for my part, I sincerely detest it as I detest everything that is cruel.

If religious instruction were not allowed until the child had attained the age of reason, we would be living in a quite different world.

Age of reason quote Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no oth

Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are you.

Although the patriarchal ego prides itself on being reasonable, the twentieth century has been anything but the Age of Reason. In our collective neurosis, we have raped the earth, disrupted the delicate balance of nature, and created phallic missiles of mass destruction.

I am fifty-two years of age. I am a bishop in the Anglican Church, and a few people might be constrained to say that I was reasonably responsible. In the land of my birth I cannot vote...

...It would be more consistent that we call [the Bible] the work of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.

Age of reason quote Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.

Technically, the city of Ankh-Morpork is a Tyranny, which is not always the same thing as a monarchy, and in fact even the post of Tyrant has been somewhat redefined by the incumbent, Lord Vetinari, as the only form of democracy that works. Everyone is entitled to vote, unless disqualified by reason of age or not being Lord Vetinari.

I do not believe that there are any such things as gods and goddesses, for exactly the same reasons as I do not believe there are fairies, goblins or sprites, and these reasons should be obvious to anyone over the age of ten.

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Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.

Today, in the age of standardized testing, thinking and acting, reason and judgment have been thrown out the window just as teachers are increasingly being deskilled and forced to act as semi-robotic technicians good for little more than teaching for the test.

The Bible: a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalise mankind.

Drunkenness, the ruin of reason, the destruction of strength, premature old age, momentary death.

Age of reason quote Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.

It is from the Bible that man has learned cruelty, rapine, and murder;

for the belief of a cruel God makes a cruel man.

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.

Age of reason quote You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.

The study of theology, as it stands in Christian churches, is the study of nothing; it is founded on nothing; it rests on no principles; it proceeds by no authorities; it has no data; it can demonstrate nothing; and it admits of no conclusion.

We must choose for others as we have reason to believe they would choose for themselves if they were at the age of reason and deciding rationally.

The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact.

Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age.

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Newton was not the first of the age of reason, he was the last of the magicians.

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Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.

Our age is pre-eminently the age of sympathy, as the eighteenth century was the age of reason. Our ideal men and women are they, whose sympathies have had the widest culture, whose aims do not end with self, whose philanthropy, though centrifugal, reaches around the globe.

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We met for a reason, either you're a blessing or a lesson.

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A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice;

a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.

Commentators who today talk of 'The Dark Ages' when faith instead of reason was said to ruthlessly rule, have for their animadversions only the excuse of perfect ignorance. Both Aquinas' intellectual gifts and his religious nature were of a kind that is no longer commonly seen in the Western world.

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There is no reason not to follow yur heart.

Srebrenica's not simply another reminder of man's inhumanity to man, but how intelligent people can always come up with intelligent reasons to do nothing.

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...Thomas did not believe the resurrection [John 20:25], and, as they say, would not believe without having ocular and manual demonstration himself. So neither will I, and the reason is equally as good for me, and for every other person, as for Thomas.

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Before you quit remember why you started.

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