Leland Stanford — American Businessman born on March 09, 1824, died on June 21, 1893

Amasa Leland Stanford was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician and founder of Stanford University. Migrating to California from New York at the time of the Gold Rush, he became a successful merchant and wholesaler, and continued to build his business empire. He served one two-year term as governor of California after his election in 1861, and later eight years as senator from the state. As president of Southern Pacific Railroad and, beginning in 1861, Central Pacific, he had tremendous power in the region and a lasting impact on California... (wikipedia)

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.
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 employee is regarded by the employer merely in the light of his value as an operative. His productive capacity alone is taken into account.
The real conflict, if any exists, is between two industrial systems.
There is no reason why the women of the country should not greatly advance themselves.

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