Mills Quotes

Money! Money! Money! shrieking mad celestial money of illusion! Money made of nothing, ...

Money! Money! Money! shrieking mad celestial money of illusion! Money made of nothing, starvation, suicide! Money of failure! Money of death! Money against Eternity! and eternity's strong mills grind out vast paper of illusion! - Allen Ginsberg - Paris, December 1957
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"Neither the life of an individual nor t...

"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both." - C. Wright Mills
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"If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would ...

"If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind." - John Mills
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"Nowadays people often feel that their private lives are a series of traps....

"Nowadays people often feel that their private lives are a series of traps. They sense that within their everyday worlds, they cannot overcome their troubles, and in this feeling, they are often quite correct." C. Wright Mills, 1959
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‎"For the first time in American history, men in authority are talking about an 'eme...

‎"For the first time in American history, men in authority are talking about an 'emergency' without a foreseeable end,...Such men as these are crackpot realists: in the name of realism they have constructed a paranoid reality all their own." -C. Wright Mills
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