Thomas Paine: Founding Father Quote

Thomas Paine Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 417 details Share on Google+ - Quote 417 Linked In Share Button - Quote 417 Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one; for when we suffer or are exposed to the same miseries by a government, which we might expect in a country without government, our calamity is heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer.

Thomas Paine: Common Sense, 1776
Quoted Document: Common Sense - Thomas Paine

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