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Quotation by Abraham Lincoln
It is bad to be poor. I shall go to the wall for bread and meat, if I neglect my business this year as well as last.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. letter to Hawkins Taylor, Sep. 6, 1859. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 3, p. 400, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).
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