domingo, 27 de maio de 2012


Debts we have none; and whatever we may contract on this account will serve as a glorious memento of our virtue. Can we but leave posterity with a settled form of government, an independant constitution of its own, the purchase at any price will be cheap. But to expend millions for the sake of getting a few vile acts repealed, and routing the present ministry only, is unworthy the charge, and is using posterity with the utmost cruelty; because it is leaving them the great work to do, and a debt upon their backs, from which, they derive no advantage. Such a thought is unworthy of a man of honor, and is the true characteristic of a narrow heart and a pedling politician.

Thomas PaineCommon Sense in Rights of Man & Common Sense. Verso (2009)

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