If everything is caused by innumerable ‘factors,’ then we had best be very careful in any practical actions we undertake. We must deal with many details, and so it is advisable to proceed to reform this little piece and see what happens, before we reform that little piece too.
Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
No one can earn a million dollars honestly.- William Jennings Bryan
A professional who bats exactly like an amateur.- Sir Pelham Warner
People first, then money, then things.- Suze Orman
The power of the sword, say the minority... is in the hands of Congress.- Tench Coxe
The money is great, no way am I complaining.- David Wells
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|Birth:||28th August, 1916|
|Death:||20th March, 1962|
|Profession:||Author, Professor, Sociologist|
Charles Wright Mills was born in Waco, Texas. He was an American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 until his death in 1962. Mills was published widely in popular and intellectual journals, and is remembered for several books, among them The Power Elite, which introduced that term and describes the relationships and class alliances among the U.S. political, military, and economic elites; White Collar, on the American middle class; and The Sociological Imagination, where Mills proposes the proper relationship in sociological scholarship between biography and history. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1939 with a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in philosophy. Mills received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1942.
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