Quotation by Louis B. Lundborg

If when a businessman speaks of minority employment, or air pollution, or poverty, he speaks in the language of a certified public accountant analyzing a corporate balance sheet, who is to know that he understands the human problems behind the statistical ones? If the businessman would stop talking like a computer printout or a page from the corporate annual report, other people would stop thinking he had a cash register for a heart. It is as simple as that—but that isn't simple.
Louis B. Lundborg (1906–1981), U.S. banker. "The Voices of Business," The State of the Language, ed. Christopher Ricks (1980).
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