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Quotation by Abraham Lincoln
God gave man a mouth to receive bread, hands to feed it, and his hand has a right to carry bread to his mouth without controversy.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. speech at Hartford, Connecticut, Mar. 5, 1860. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 4, p. 3, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).
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