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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

Henry Bryan Binns - 1907 - 428 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...is more than selfgovernment — that is despotism. . . . No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. I say this is the leading...
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The Lincoln Year Book: Axioms and Aphorisms from the Great Emancipator

Abraham Lincoln - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1907 - 114 pages
...to be true views. APRIL TWENTY- FIRST There is nothing like getting used to things. TWENTY- SECOND When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...is more than self-government — that is despotism. TWEN TY-TH I RD If they kill me, the next will be just as bad for them. TWENTY- FO U RTH With Shakespeare...
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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1908 - 214 pages
...not to that extent a total destruction of selfgovernment 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 white...
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The Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 148 pages
...white man governs Selfgovern ment himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and governs another man, that is more than self-government...connection with one man's making a slave of another. Judge Douglas frequently, with bitter irony and sarcasm, paraphases our argument by saying: "The white...
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Progressive Pennsylvania: A Record of the Remarkable Industrial Development ...

James Moore Swank - Pennsylvania - 1908 - 378 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...is more than self-government, that is despotism.' Lincoln knew nothing of the new 'duty' and new 'destiny,' or whether it is 'duty' which makes 'destiny'...
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An Anthology of the Epigrams and Sayings of Abraham Lincoln, Collected from ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 78 pages
...Address in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Feb. 22, 1861, vol. VI, p. 156. SELF-GOVERNMENT AND DESPOTISM When the white man governs himself, that is selfgovernment;...is more than self-government — that is despotism. Speech at Peoria, Ill., Oct. l6f 1854, vol. II, p. 227. 4 Abraham Lincoln "BUTS" AND "IFS" AND "ANDS"...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1908 - 510 pages
...arguments into powerful maxims, so simple that they sank into the understanding of every hearer : " When the white man governs himself, that is self-government;...more than self-government — that is despotism." "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent." "Repeal the Missouri Compromise,...
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Liberty, Volumes 3-4

Seventh-Day Adventists - 1908 - 378 pages
...day he chooses ; but what right has he to compel another man to observe it? Abraham Lincoln said : " When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself, and also another man, that is more than self-government — that is despotism." So we say, that when a man chooses...
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Lincoln's Birthday: A Comprehensive View of Lincoln as Given in ..., Volume 8

Robert Haven Schauffler - 1909 - 414 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;...is more than self-government — that is despotism. What I do say is, that no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. The...
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The American Missionary, Volume 63

Congregational churches - 1909 - 946 pages
...earliest workers in the AMA Abraham Lincoln in the course of his debate with Senator . Douglas said : "When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also another man, that is more than self-governA Negro Ed itor Quotes Abraham Lincoln inent — that is...
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