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" Most governments have been based, practically, on the denial of the equal rights of men as I have, in part, stated them; ours began by affirming those rights. They said, some men are too ignorant and vicious to share in government. Possibly so, said we;... "
Our New Departure - Page 5
by Moorfield Storey - 1901 - 43 pages
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The Arena, Volume 40

1908 - 666 pages
...with the genius of our institutions, and despite the fact that the Father of our party declared that "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent," nevertheless we adhere to our colonization schemes in Porto Rico and the Philippines, and recommend...
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A Year's Progress: Annual Address

Moorfield Storey - 1909 - 30 pages
...our unwavering support to the cause of human freedom: to insist that Lincoln was right when he said, "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent. I say that this is the leading principle, the sheet anchor of American Republicanism"; and to declare that...
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Abraham Lincoln: An Appreciation

Benjamin Rush Cowen - 1909 - 72 pages
...Odeon a while ago, this sentiment from Mr. Lincoln was made to do duty as a motto for the occasion: "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent." That sounds very fine as an abstract proposition, yet the little Americans who figured at that meeting...
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Portrait Life of Lincoln: Life of Abraham Lincoln, the Greatest American ...

Francis Trevelyan Miller - 1910 - 192 pages
...governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government — that is despotism." "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent." "Repeal the Missouri Compromise, repeal all compromise, repeal the Declaration of Independence, repeal...
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Unseen Empire: A Study of the Plight of Nations that Do Not Pay Their Debts

David Starr Jordan - 1912 - 232 pages
...other race being inferior and therefore must be placed in an inferior position." "What I do say is that no man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent." "The sheep and the wolf do not agree on the meaning of liberty." make clear, is now virtually at an...
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Philippine Independence: An Article Entitled, "The Democratic Party and ...

Moorfield Storey - 1913 - 44 pages
...the best Americans are distorted by the possession of power, and confirm Lincoln's statement that " No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent." Mr. Jones states : It is stated by a former member of the commission that there were as many as 123...
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The Democratic Party and Philippine Independence

Moorfield Storey - 1913 - 76 pages
...even the best Americans are distorted by the possession of power, and confirm Lincoln's statement that "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent." Mr. Jones states: "It is asserted by a former member of the commission that there were as many as 123...
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The Case for the Filipinos

Maximo Manguiat Kalaw - 1916 - 388 pages
...Declaration of Independence in the closing campaign of the century. We hold with Abraham Lincoln that : "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent. When the white man governs himself, that is selfgovernment; but when he governs himself and also governs...
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Good Housekeeping Magazine, Volume 61

1915 - 1732 pages
...children. But we are beginning to be driven to the conclusion that the far-famed statement of Lincoln, that "No man is good enough to govern another without that other's consent," ought not to stop at the age of twenty-one, or eighteen, or even fifteen, or ten; that often, particularly...
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Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 9

Lyon Gardiner Tyler - 1927 - 336 pages
...of the equal rights of men, as I have, in part stated them ; ours began by affirming those rights. They said, some men are too ignorant and vicious to...in government. Possibly so, said we; and, by your systern, yon would always keep them ignorant and vicious. We proposed to give all a chance; and we...
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