Quotation by William Booth

A man's labour is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilise it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilisation.
William Booth (1829–1912), British evangelist, founder of the Salvation Army. In Darkest England, and the Way Out, pt. 1, ch. 4 (1890).
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