Union is strength.
~ English Proverb, American [19155]

"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."

~ Abraham Lincoln

The Last Living Photograph of Abraham Lincoln
Alexander Gardner [Public domain],
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ALTERNATE VERSIONS:
United we stand. Divided we fall.
ORIGIN and HISTORY: Originally from England, it became most widely known in relationship to President Abraham Lincoln in two ways; The American Civil War determined whether the nation remain united or divided. It also served as the foundational principle behind the establishment of labor unions, which Abraham Lincoln highly endorsed.
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