Citizens in Industry

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Page 49 - Nay, take my life and all ; pardon not that : You take my house, when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house ; you take my life, When you do take the means whereby I live.
Page 309 - Yes ! to this thought I hold with firm persistence ; The last result of wisdom stamps it true : He only earns his freedom and existence, Who daily conquers them anew.
Page 310 - Who daily conquers them anew. Thus here, by dangers girt, shall glide away Of childhood, manhood, age, the vigorous day : And such a throng I fain would see Stand on free soil among a people free ! Then dared I hail the moment fleeing, Ah, still delay — thou art so fair...
Page 139 - STANDARD CONDITIONS. Each man's task should call for a full day's work, and at the same time the workman should be given such conditions and appliances as will enable him to accomplish his task with certainty.
Page 207 - Its right development will do more to make public education truly democratic than any other one agency now under consideration. Its wrong treatment will as surely accentuate all undemocratic tendencies in our present situation, by fostering and strengthening class divisions in school and out.
Page 92 - When the health of women has been injured by long hours, not only is the working efficiency of the community impaired, but the deterioration is handed down to succeeding generations. Infant mortality rises, while the children of married workingwomen, who survive, are injured by inevitable neglect. The overwork of future mothers thus directly attacks the welfare of the nation.
Page 139 - ... such standardized conditions and appliances as will enable him to accomplish his task with certainty. (c) HIGH PAY FOR SUCCESS.— He should be sure of large pay when he accomplishes his task. (d) LOSS IN CASE OF FAILURE. — When he fails he should be sure that sooner or later he will be the loser by it. When an establishment has reached an advanced state of organization, in many cases a fifth element should be added, namely: the task should be made so difficult that it can only be accomplished...
Page 139 - A LARGE DAILY TASK. — Each man in the establishment, high or low, should daily have a clearly defined task laid out before him. This task should not in the least degree be vague nor indefinite, but should be circumscribed carefully and completely, and should not be easy to accomplish.
Page 138 - That each workman should be called upon to turn out the maximum amount of work which a first-rate man of his class can do and thrive. (c...
Page 311 - THE noble spirit now is free, And saved from evil scheming: Whoe'er aspires unweariedly Is not beyond redeeming. And if he feels the grace of love That from on high is given, The blessed hosts, that wait above, Shall welcome him to heaven!

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