Leland Stanford Quotes


31 Leland Stanford quotes:



"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Laboring men can perform for themselves the office of becoming their own employers."
"Money is the great tool through whose means labor and skill become universally co-operative."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"All legislative experiments in the way of making forcible distribution of the wealth produced in any country have failed."
"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."
"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."
"We deem it of the first importance that the education of both sexes shall be equally full and complete, varied only as nature dictates."
"A co-operative association designed to furnish labor for farming operations is clearly within the realm of practical achievement."
"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."
"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."
"I have always been fully persuaded that, through co-operation, labor could become its own employer."
"I never saw a woman to come into one of our mining camps in California but her mere presence effected a change in the conduct of all the men there."



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