September 02, 2011

Labor Day

"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."


Bob said...

It is a crying shame that voice recording came after Lincoln's death. I would love to hear that man give a speech.

El Cabrero said...

I think contemporary accounts say he had a kind of screechy high pitched voice. He is probably one of those leaders who wouldn't have had a chance in the TV age.