Thomas Paine Quote
“Wisdom is not the purchase of a day, and it is no wonder that we should err at the first setting off.”
[The Crisis No. I - The American Crisis (1776 - 1783)]
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Paine
Born: January 29, 1737
Died: June 08, 1809 (age 72)
Bio: Thomas Paine was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary. As the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he became one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. His ideas reflected Enlightenment era rhetoric of transnational human rights.