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18 Famous Quotes by Margaret Mead
12/16/1901 - 11/15/1978
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Dr. Margaret Mead
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One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are, when you don't come home at night.

Needs Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Ambition Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.

Anthropology Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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The natives are superficially agreeable, but they go in for cannibalism, headhunting, infanticide, incest, avoidance and joking relationships, and biting lice in half with their teeth

Cannibalism Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Conviction Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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We won't have a society if we destroy the environment

Ecology Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.

Sisters Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Chief among our gains must be reckoned this possibility of choice, the recognition of many possible ways of life, where other civilizations give a satisfactory outlet to only one temperamental type, be he mystic or soldier, businessman or artist, a civilization in which there are many standards offers a possibility of satisfactory adjustment to individuals of many different temperamental types, of diverse gifts, and varying interests.

Soldiers Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Willpower Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.

Society Quotes, by Margaret Mead , Source: Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies

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We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Nature Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.

Age Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Politics / government Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.

Age Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Throughout history females have picked providers. males have picked anything.

History Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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The important thing about women today is, as they get older, they still keep house. It's one reason why they don't die, but men die when they retire. Women just polish the teacups.

Housework Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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Laughter is man's most distinctive emotional expression.

Laughter Quotes, by Margaret Mead

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