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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#Government 52
Leland Stanford#Government 52
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#Society 43
Leland Stanford#Society 43
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#Intelligence 40
Leland Stanford#Intelligence 40
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#Science 38
Leland Stanford#Science 38
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#Society 34
Leland Stanford#Society 34
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#Intelligence 34
Leland Stanford#Intelligence 34
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#alone 28
Leland Stanford#alone 28
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#Society 22
Leland Stanford#Society 22
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#Society 20
Leland Stanford#Society 20
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#Science 17
Leland Stanford#Science 17
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