The old general rule was that educated people did not perform manual labor….. But now, especially in these free states, nearly all are educated—quite to nearly all, to leave the labor of the uneducated, in any wise adequate to the support of the whole. It follows from this that henceforth educated people must labor.
~ Abraham Lincoln address at the Wisconsin State Fair; September 30, 1859. Edited by Meg Distinti, Leadership Lessons of Abraham Lincoln