J. Irwin Miller - Quotes

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The calling of the humanities is to make us truly human in the best sense of the word. ---->>>

Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings - at the expense of building their companies for the long term. ---->>>

Television preachers extract money from the poor to live in a style and to indulge in shameful acts which equal or outdo the worst of the Renaissance Popes. ---->>>

The decline of manners, the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with. ---->>>

The most important service to others is service to those who are not like yourself. ---->>>

We are afraid to face the hard questions. We are willing to tackle drugs, crime, and public education only if it doesn't cost us any new taxes. ---->>>

I think most of us sense that it is a responsibility of the humanities to try to help better the conduct of human beings in their lives and manifold professional activities. ---->>>

I would be a poorer person if the only things I knew were what I had found out for myself. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-26, 1909
Birthplace:
Die: 08-16, 2004
Occupation: Businessman
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Joseph Irwin Miller (May 26, 1909 – August 19, 2004) was an American industrialist, patron of modern architecture, and lay leader in the Christian ecumenical movement and civil rights. He was instrumental in the rise of the Cummins Corporation and giving his hometown of Columbus, Indiana international stature with its buildings (wikipedia)