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First Principles: The Harder the Conflict, The More Glorious the Triumph

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine in “American Crisis” (1776)    

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First Principles: The Harder the Conflict With Tyranny, The More Glorious Is the Triumph

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”  — Thomas Paine, American Crisis, No. 1, 1776      

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First Principles: Tyranny Is Not Easily Conquered

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” —Thomas Paine, American Crisis, No. 1, 1776 Shortly before the Battle of Trenton, Thomas Paine wrote … Continue reading

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