Learning from the best, part 8

Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.

– Thomas Paine, from the first pamphlet in his The American Crisis series, December 23, 1776.

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  1. kjds said:

    Awesome.

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