Margaret Mead Quotes.
The most intractable problem today is not pollution or technology or war; but the lack of belief that the future is very much in the hands of the individual.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.
Manners, really good ones, make it possible to live with almost anyone, gracefully and pleasantly.
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
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.
You know you love someone when you cannot put into words how they make you feel.
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
A woman, even a brilliant woman, must have two qualities in order to fulfill her promise: more energy than mere mortals, and the ability to outwit her culture.
We have nowhere else to go… this is all we have.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate.
A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
WE MUST DEVISE A SYSTEM IN WHICH PEACE IS MORE REWARDING THAN WAR.
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.