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" But if the Negro is a man, is it not 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; but when he governs himself and also governs another man,... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 124
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
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Abraham Lincoln, a Character Sketch

Robert Dickinson Sheppard - Presidents - 1899 - 136 pages
...and fairer before me. I was a more hopeful and confident being from that time." SAYINGS OF LINCOLN, When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...is more than self-government — that is despotism. Little by little, but steadily as man's march to the grave, we have been giving up the old for the...
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Private Smith at the Philippines: All Questions Relating to the Philippines ...

Marion Leonidas - Philippines - 1899 - 226 pages
...greatest utterance was this: 4 No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. 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.' Talk about ' Americanism!' Wherever you find Abraham Lincoln...
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The North American Review, Volume 168

North American review - 1899 - 828 pages
...political life. Our " duty " to bear the " White Man's Burden" is to-day's refrain, but Lincoln tells us: "When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...himself and also governs another man, that is more than •elf government, that is despotism." Lincoln knew nothing of the new " Duty " and new "Destiny,"...
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The North American Review, Volume 168

North American review - 1899 - 858 pages
...political life. Our " duty " to bear the " White Man's Burden" is to-day's refrain, but Lincoln tells us: "When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...governs himself and also governs another man, that ia more than •elf government, that is despotism." Lincoln knew nothing of the new " Duty " and new...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 2

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1924 - 290 pages
...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;...connection with one man's making a slave of another. ".Judge Douglas frequently, with bitter irony and sarcasm, paraphrases our argument by saying: 'The...
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Patriotic Eloquence Relating to the Spanish-American War and Its Issues

Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood - Spanish-American War, 1898 - 1900 - 384 pages
...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. Our reliance is in the laws of liberty, which God has planted in us. Our defence is in the spirit which...
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Momentous Issues: Competition in Business, Stable Price Level, Prosperity ...

George Henry Shibley - Campaign literature - 1900 - 264 pages
...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,...himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government—that is despotism." "Our reliance is in the love of liberty which God has planted...
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Locomotive Firemen's Magazine, Volume 27

Locomotives - 1899 - 822 pages
...Abraham Lincoln who said : No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. When the white man governs himself that is selfgovernment,...himself and also governs another man that is more then self-government — that is despotism. Our reliance is in the love of liberty which God has planted...
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Mr. Carnegie's Conundrum: 40,000,000 what Shall I Do with It?

William Thomas Stead - Industrialists - 1900 - 196 pages
...without that man's consent. I think this is the leading principle — the sheet-anchor of Americanism. When the white man governs himself that is self-government,...governs himself and also governs another man that is not self-government ; that is despotism." Those who deny Freedom to others deserve it not themselves,...
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Lincoln's Words on Living Questions: A Collection of All the Recorded ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1900 - 184 pages
...11l.— Coffin, p. 145.) No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. When the white man governs himself that is self-government;...when he governs himself and also governs another man — then that is more than self-government — that is despotism. Our reliance is in the love of liberty...
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