I don’t believe in kickin’,Cal Stewart (1856-1919) American vaudevillean, monologuist [stage character "Uncle Josh" Weathersby]
It ain’t apt to bring one peace;
But the wheel what squeaks the loudest
is the one what gets the grease.
Uncle Josh Weathersby’s “Punkin’ Centre” Stories (1903)
Origin of the phrase, "The squeaky wheel gets the grease." Often misattributed to Josh Billings (see here).