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things that Thomas Paine never said
A democracy is the vilest form of government there is!
- Fear or Love.com cites it as being from page 14 of "Uncommon Sense", a pamphlet by George Humphrey, who would then seem to be the origin of the misquote; I have not been able to find any information about this pamphlet or its author except that the same site is selling many books by him (not to be confused with George M. Humphrey, 1890-1970)
- Sovreignty Colorado
- 2008-12-31 Meltdown 2011: We’re a Republic, NOT a Democracy (also misquotes Jefferson)