Margaret Mead Quotes and Quotations
When I stand on a street in a Canadian city and look across the street, it couldn't be anywhere but Canada, but how can I prove it?
No matter how many communes anybody invents, the family always creeps back.
Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
In almost any society, I think, the quality of the non-conformists is like to be just as good as, and no better than that of the conformists.
Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.
Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read. It merely records the degree of the lover's insecurity.
There is no hierarchy of values by which one culture has the right to insist on all its own values and deny those of another.
We make our own criminals, and their crimes are congruent with the national culture we all share. It has been said that a people get the kind of political leadership they deserve. I think they also get the kinds of crime and criminals they themselves bring into being.
I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to his or her fellow human beings.
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
You just have to learn not to care about the dust mites under the beds.