A Quote by Thomas Paine on laws, order, and world

Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property....Horrid mischief would ensue were [the law-abiding] deprived of the use of them.

Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809)

Source: Thoughts on Defensive War, 1775

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