I am satisfied that all human beings are entitled to the essentials of life, that is to say, to water, to air, and to land.
— ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, The George-Hewitt Campaign, by Louis F. Post.
He cannot sleep without paying rent for the ground he sleeps on. . . . The very air, the water and the sunlight are only his in the public highway. . . . His one right recognized by the law is the right to walk along that highway till he reels with fatigue — for he must keep moving.
— GRANT ALLEN, Individualism and Socialism, Contemporary Review, May, 1889, pp. 732-3.