Paine is the surname of several individuals:

  • Allie Paine (1919–2008), American college basketball player
  • Augustus G. Paine, Sr. (1839–1915), American financier
  • Augustus G. Paine, Jr. (1866–1947), American paper manufacturer and bank official
  • Charles Jackson Paine (1833–1916), American Civil War general and America's Cup yachtsman
  • Eleazer A. Paine (1815–1882), American Civil War general
  • Elijah Paine (1757–1842), U.S. Senator from Vermont
  • Godfrey Paine (1871–1932), Royal Navy and Royal Air Force officer
  • George Paine (civil servant), Statistics and Intelligence
  • Halbert E. Paine (1826–1905), American Civil War general
  • James Paine (disambiguation), multiple people
  • John Paine (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Lyman Paine (1901–1978), American architect
  • Mary Wheaton Paine (born 1936), American actress
  • Robert Treat Paine (1731–1814), signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence or any of several Americans by this name
  • Roxy Paine (born 1966), American artist
  • Ruth Paine (born 1932), American woman who inadvertently played a role in the Kennedy Assassination
  • Sumner Paine (1868–1904), American Olympic marksman
  • Terry Paine (born 1939), English footballer
  • Thomas Paine (1737–1809), U.S. Founding Father and author of Common Sense, Rights of Man and The Age of Reason
  • Thomas Paine (privateer) (1632–1715), colonial American privateer
  • Thomas O. Paine (1921–1992), NASA administrator
  • Tim Paine (born 1984), Australian cricketer

Paine may also refer to:

  • Cordillera del Paine, a mountain group in Chilean Patagonia
  • Paine Field, an airport in Everett, Washington
  • Paine, Chile
  • Paine River, a waterstream located in the Magallanes Region of Chile
  • Torres del Paine, a mountain group in Chilean Patagonia
  • Paine (Final Fantasy), a fictional female character in the video game Final Fantasy X-2

Other articles related to "paine":

Lauran Paine
... Lauran Bosworth Paine (born February 25, 1916 in Duluth, Minnesota – 2003 in California) was an American writer of Western fiction ... Paine wrote over 900 books, including hundreds of Westerns as well as romance, science fiction, and mystery novels ... only accepted a limited number of books under a single author's name, Paine adopted dozens of pseudonyms ...
List Of Chief Justices Of The Oregon Supreme Court
... Boise (1862-1864) 6 Paine Page Prim (1864-1866) 7 Erasmus D ... Boise (1867-1870) 6 Paine Page Prim (1870-1872) 8 William W ... Bonham (1874-1876) 6 Paine Page Prim (1876-1878) 10 James K ...
Sally Pierone - Early Life
... Sally Pierone was born Sarah Nettleton Paine on 10 February 1921 in Spokane, Washington ... of two children born to Clara Abercrombie Paine and attorney Alan Paine ... Clara Paine survived, but for six weeks the baby remained in the hospital ...
Paine, Chile - Administration
... As a commune, Paine is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years ... Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Paine is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Ramón Farías (PPD) and Mr ...
List Of United States Political Families (P) - The Paines
... Elijah Paine (1757–1842), member of the Vermont Legislature, Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court 1791-1793, U.S ... Father of Charles Paine ... Charles Paine (1799–1853), Vermont State Representative 1828-1829, Governor of Vermont 1841-1843 ...

Famous quotes containing the word paine:

    Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

    Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

    I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)