"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."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Leland Stanford on Albert Einstein
"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."