Margaret Mead Quotes (80 quotes)
“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.”
Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies (1935)
“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, some personal views (1979 edition), Angus & Robertson
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMargaret Mead
Born: December 16, 1901
Died: November 15, 1978 (aged 76)
Occupation: Scientist, anthropologist
Bio: Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist, who was frequently a featured writer and speaker in the mass media throughout the 1960s and 1970s. She earned her bachelor degree at Barnard College in New York City, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University.
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