— Abraham Lincoln 16° Presidente dos Estados Unidos 1809 - 1865
Labor is prior to and independent of capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
"The life and public services of Abraham Lincoln ...: together with his state papers, including his speeches, addresses, messages, letters, and proclamations, and the closing scenes connected with his life and death" - Página 225 http://books.google.com.br/books?pg=PA225, Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Derby and Miller, 1865 - 808 páginas