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

Famous quotes containing the word paine:

    The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

    My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

    He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to “Defender of the Faith,” than George the Third.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)