Abraham Lincoln Quote

The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, for themselves – in their separate, and individual capacities.


Lincoln on Democracy (ed. Fordham Univ Press, 2004) - ISBN: 9780823223459

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The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, ...

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The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, ...

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The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, ...

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The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, ...