• The distance between capital and labor is not a great gulf over which is swung a Niagara suspension bridge; it is only a step, and the laborers here will cross over and become capitalists and the capitalists will cross over and become laborers. Would to God they would shake hands while they are crossing, these from one side, and those from the other side.

    Thomas De Witt Talmage (1886). “The Battle for Bread: A Series of Sermons Relating to Labor and Capital”