Margaret Mead

1901 - 1978

A Quote by Margaret Mead on culture, diversity, place, potential, and values

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.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

Source: Sex & Temperament

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on prayer

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Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on opportunity

We are continually faced with great opportunities which are brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on group, change, world, committed, small, and people

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world, indeed, it is the only thing that has.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

Source: Good Earth Tea Tags

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on success

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I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on mediocrity, men, and women

Women want mediocre men, and men are working to become as mediocre as possible.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on people

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Pigs and cows and chickens and people are all competing for grain.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on family and inventions

No matter how many communes anybody invents, the family always creeps back.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on life and time

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Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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A Quote by Margaret Mead on earth

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It was not until we saw the picture of the earth, from the moon, that we realized how small and how helpless this planet is something that we must hold in our arms and care for.

Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)

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