How institutions die

A. Lawrence Lowell, president of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933, famously said in inaugural address:

Institutions are rarely murdered. They meet their end by suicide. . . . They die because they have outlived their usefulness or fail to do the work that the world wants done.

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