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Common Sense

Common Sense

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–1776 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies. Writing in clear and persuasive prose, Paine marshaled moral and political arguments to encourage common people in the Colonies to fight for egalitarian government. It was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution, and became an immediate sensation.


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„From the errors of other nations, let us learn wisdom“

—  Thomas Paine, book Common Sense

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„Give me liberty, or give me death.“

—  Thomas Paine, book Common Sense

Source: Common Sense

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„Time makes more converts than reason.“

—  Thomas Paine, book Common Sense

Source: Common Sense

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