Common Sense

  • Introduction to the Third Edition
  • Of the Origin and Design of Government in General, with Concise Remarks on the English Constitution
  • Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession
  • Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs
  • Of the Present Ability of America: with some Miscellaneous Reflections
  • Appendix to the Third Edition
  • Epistle to Quakers
  • January 10, 1776

    Man knows no master save creating HEAVEN,
    Or those whom choice and common good ordain.