If all men were just, there would still be some, though not so much, need of government.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) American lawyer, politician, US President (1861-65)
“Fragments on Government” (1854?)

In Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858, Library of America ed. (1989)
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