We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.
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Source Notes: Source: THOMAS PAINE, The Crisis, no. 4, September 11, 1777, final paragraph.The Writings of Thomas Paine, ed. Moncure D. Conway, vol. 1, p. 232 .
Thomas Paine (Thetford, England, 29 January 1737 - 8 June 1809, New York City, USA) was a pamphleteer, revolutionary, radical intellectual, and deist. Born in Great Britain, he lived in America, having migrated to the American colonies just in time to take part in the American Revolution, mainly as the author of the powerful, widely-read pamphlet, Common Sense (1776), advocating independence for the American Colonies from the Kingdom of Great Britain.