"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."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Leland Stanford on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Leland Stanford on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Leland Stanford on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."