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Leland Stanford Quotes and Sayings
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Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine
of the consent of the governed,
and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle
that men are endowed with inalienable rights.
- Leland Stanford

I have always been fully persuaded that,
through co-operation, labor could become its own employer.
- Leland Stanford

The real conflict, if any exists, is between two industrial systems.
- Leland Stanford

Each co-operative institution will become a school
of business in which each member will acquire a knowledge
of the laws of trade and commerce.
- Leland Stanford

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Labor can and will become its own employer through
co-operative association.
- Leland Stanford

All legislative experiments in the way of making forcible
distribution of the wealth produced in any country have failed.
- Leland Stanford

The great advantage to labor arising out of co-operative
effort has been apparent to me for many years.
- Leland Stanford


 

Money is the great tool through whose means labor and
skill become universally co-operative.
- Leland Stanford

Laboring men can perform for themselves the office
of becoming their own employers.
- Leland Stanford

The employee is regarded by the employer merely in
the light of his value as an operative.
His productive capacity alone is taken into account.
- Leland Stanford

Each individual member of a co-operative society works
with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys.
Each has an interest in the other.
- Leland Stanford

The only distribution of wealth which is the product of labor,
which will be honest, will come through a more equal
distribution of the productive capacity of men.
- Leland Stanford

The rights of one sex, political and otherwise,
are the same as those of the other sex,
and this equality of rights ought to be fully recognized.
- Leland Stanford

I want, in this school, that one sex shall have equal
advantage with the other,
and I want particularly that females shall have open
to them every employment suitable to their sex.
- Leland Stanford

In the unrest of the masses I augur great good.
It is by their realizing that their condition of life
is not what it ought to be that vast improvements may be accomplished.
- Leland Stanford

The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is
the result of deceptive appearance.
- Leland Stanford

There is no reason why the women of the country should
not greatly advance themselves.
- Leland Stanford

From my earliest acquaintance with the science of political economy,
it has been evident to my mind that capital was the product of labor,
and that therefore, in its best analysis there could
be no natural conflict between capital and labor.
- Leland Stanford

The country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is
never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil,
hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them,
because in fact, there is none.
- Leland Stanford

Many writers upon the science of political economy
have declared that it is the duty of a nation first
to encourage the creation of wealth;
and second,
to direct and control its distribution.
All such theories are delusive.
- Leland Stanford

I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men.
Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government
should have their equal rights in it.
They do not receive their rights in full proportion.
- Leland Stanford

The production of wealth is the result of agreement
between labor and capital,
between employer and employed.
Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation,
or great injustice will be done.
- Leland Stanford

Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard
with interest any device or plan which promises to
enable at least the more intelligent,
enterprising, and determined part of those who are
not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
- Leland Stanford

Legislation has been and is still directed towards
the protection of wealth,
rather than towards the far more important interests
of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends.
- Leland Stanford

In a condition of society and under an industrial organization
which places labor completely at the mercy of capital,
the accumulations of capital will necessarily be rapid,
and an unequal distribution of wealth is at once to be observed.
- Leland Stanford

A man's sentiments are generally just and right,
while it is second selfish thought which makes him
trim and adopt some other view.
The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates,
as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
- Leland Stanford

It is probable that for a long time to come the mass
of mankind in civilized countries will find it both
necessary and advantageous to labor for wages,
and to accept the condition of hired laborers.
- Leland Stanford

The employer class is less indispensable in the modern
organization of industries because the laboring men
themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize
into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor.
- Leland Stanford

In a very alert and bright state of society people
learn co-operation by themselves,
but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise,
such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion.
- Leland Stanford

When money is controlled by a few it gives that few
an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country.
Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal.
- Leland Stanford

There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop.
Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry,
and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the
industry of his fellow workmen.
- Leland Stanford

The right of each individual in any relation to secure
to himself the full benefits of his intelligence,
his capacity, his industry and skill are among the
inalienable inheritances of humanity.
- Leland Stanford

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

Without forgiveness, there is no future.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Peace is its own reward.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson


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