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Thomas Paine

February 09, 1737 - June 08, 1809
"Whenever politics are applied to debauch mankind from their integrity, and dissolve the virtue of human nature, they become detestable; and to be a statesman on this plan, is to be a commissioned villain. He who aims at it, leaves a vacancy in his character, which may be filled up with the worst of epithets."source: To the Abbe Raynal, 1782politics, debauch, integrity, virtue, human nature, destestable, statesman, villian, character

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