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" When the white man governs himself, that is selfgovernment; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than selfgovernment — that is despotism. If the negro is a man, why then my ancient faith teaches me that "all men are... "
Lincoln's Own Stories - Page 58
edited by - 1912 - 223 pages
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LIVES AND SPEECHES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN

1860
...to that extent a total destruction of self-government to say that he too shall not govern himself? When the white man governs himself, that is self-government...more than self-government — -that is despotism. If the negro is a man, why, then, my ancient faith teaches me that " all men are created equal;" and...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...myself. If all earthly power were given me, I should not know what to do, as to the existing institution. When the white man governs himself, that is, self-government...is more than self-government— that is despotism. If the negro is a man, why, then my ancient faith teaches me that " all men are created equal j" and...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...myself. If all earthly power were given me, I should not know what to do, as to the existing institution. When the white man governs himself, that is, self-government...is more than self-government — that is despotism. If the negro is a man, why, then my ancient faith teaches me that " all men are created equal ;" and...
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Trübner's American and Oriental Literary Record, Issues 147-194

American literature - 1880
...test ; " Jackson, " There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in abuses ; " " No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent ; " " There are two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time, and will ever...
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New Outlook, Volume 63

1899
...with Abraham Lincoln that " No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...is more than self-government, that is despotism." With regard to the question of party organization by the anti-imperialists, the general opinion seemed...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...morals, but of "State rights," — a mere matter of local selfgovernment, — Mr. Lincoln replied, " When the white man governs himself, that is self-government,...is more than selfgovernment — that is despotism." It was on these opposing grounds that the two men took their stand for the battle of argument and principle...
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Education, Volume 39

Education - 1919
...philosophy of government and that expressed by German leaders. We quote just two or three samples: Lincoln : No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. My rightful masters, the American people. Nothing stamped with the divine image and likeness was sent...
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Education, Volume 44

Education - 1924
...of self -development — until the principle declared by Lincoln prevails everywhere, namely, that "no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent." The "war after the war", the war of today, is not merely to make the world "safe for democracy," but...
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The Outbreak of Rebellion

John George Nicolay - United States - 1881 - 220 pages
...matchless definition of the political injustice* of slavery, applicable to all nations and ages : " When the white man governs himself, that is self-government...is more than self-government — that is despotism ; " his irrefutable statement of the natural right of every man "to eat. the bread, without leave of...
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The Outbreak of Rebellion

John George Nicolay - United States - 1881 - 220 pages
...his matchless definition of the political injustice of slavery, applicable to all nations and ages: " When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government—that is despotism ;" his irrefutable statement of the natural right of every man...
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