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Margaret Mead



    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.

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    Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.

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    Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.

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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.

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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.

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    I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce

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    A society which is clamoring for choice, which is filled with many articulate groups, each urging its own brand of salvation, its own variety of economic philosophy, will give each new generation no peace until all have chosen or gone under, unable t

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    Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to be as mediocre as possible

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

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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.

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