Thomas Paine (January 29, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary. As the author of two highly influential pamphlets, Common Sense and The American Crisis at the start of the American Revolution, he inspired the America Patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Britain.
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In this 16 page booklet are the most important and essential Thomas Paine quotes. References are included if you wish to research the original document.
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