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Margaret Mead's Profile

Brief about Margaret Mead: By info that we know Margaret Mead was born at 1901-12-16. And also Margaret Mead is American Scientist.

Some Margaret Mead's quotes. Goto "Margaret Mead's quotation" section for more.

The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.

Tags: Children, Today, Tomorrow

Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.

Tags: Humanity, Learned, Together

Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.

Tags: Children, Lots, Needing

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.

Tags: Able, Listen, Science

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.

Tags: Add, Sum, Worth

It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.

Tags: Fear, Question, Whether

It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.

Tags: Evil, Good, May

Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.

Tags: History, Thankful, Time

Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate.

Tags: Capacity, Ruined

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive.

Tags: Aggressive, Human, Nature

The way to do fieldwork is never to come up for air until it is all over.

Tags: Air, Fieldwork, Until

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

Tags: Century, Life, Time

Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.

Tags: Perhaps, Role, Uncertain

Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.

Tags: Children, Simple, Women

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

Tags: Else, Nowhere

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.

Tags: Country, Food, Place

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.

Tags: Age, Lost, Parents

The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one's mind.

Tags: Follow, Mind, Pain

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

Tags: Family, Once, Sister

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

Tags: Caring, Change, Few