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Summary

C. Wright Mills was a famous Sociologist from USA, who lived between May 28, 1916 and March 20, 1962. He became 45 years old.

Biography

Charles Wright Mills was an American sociologist. He was one of 1900s great sociologists and was a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 to 1962. Mills studied among other things, the power elite in the U.S. and what later became known as "the military industrial complex," Mellen cooperative economics, politics and high military officers.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Wright Mills, under the main topics: Power, Society.

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Famous quotes by C. Wright Mills (12)


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"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both"
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"The principal cause of war is war itself"
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"Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions"
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"People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages"
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"Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy, Americans cling to the notion that the government is a sort of automatic machine, regulated by the balancing of competing interests"
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"In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth"
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"America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub"
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"The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc"
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"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both"
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"Every revolution has its counterrevolution - that is a sign the revolution is for real"
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"Prestige is the shadow of money and power"
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"What ordinary men are directly aware of and what they try to do are bounded by the private orbits in which they live; their visions and their powers are limited"


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