Margaret Mead quotes highlight her deeply researched and nontraditional views about sexuality in different regions. Margaret was born on December 16, 1901. She was a cultural anthropologist. She earned her PhD. degree from Columbia University. Mead studied attitudes towards sex in South Pacific and Southeast Asian traditions that influenced the 1960s sexual revolution in America.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead

“I was wise enough never to grow up, while fooling people into believing I had.”
Margaret Mead

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“Laughter is man’s most distinctive emotional expression.”
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“Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.”
Margaret Mead

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“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”
Margaret Mead

“Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals. ”
Margaret Mead

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“We are continually faced with great opportunities which are brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.”
Margaret Mead

“You know you love someone when you cannot put into words how they make you feel.”
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“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.”
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“If the future is to remain open and free, we need people who can tolerate the unknown, who will not need the support of completely worked out systems or traditional blueprints from the past.”
Margaret Mead

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For indeed that’s all who ever have.”
Margaret Mead

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“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.”
Margaret Mead

“It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.”
Margaret Mead

“I measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her fellow human beings.”
Margaret Mead

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“Sisters is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.”
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“Never ever depend on governments or institutions to solve any major problems. All social change comes from the passion of individuals.”
Margaret Mead

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“Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.”
Margaret Mead

“An ideal culture is one that makes a place for every human gift.”
Margaret Mead

“For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.”
Margaret Mead

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

“I learned to observe the world around me, and to note what I saw.”
Margaret Mead

“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. ”
Margaret Mead

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“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 gift will find a fitting place.”
Margaret Mead

“As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep,so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily , to appreciate more lovingly , our own.”
Margaret Mead

“I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce.”
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“Even though the ship may go down, the journey goes on.”
Margaret Mead

“Women have an important contribution to make.”
Margaret Mead

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“Our first and most pressing problem is how to do away with warfare as a method of solving conflicts between national groups within a society who have different views about how the society is to run.”
Margaret Mead

“Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to become as mediocre as possible.”
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“The notion that we are products of our environment is our greatest sin; we are products of our choices.”
Margaret Mead

“One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.”
Margaret Mead

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“One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal an get away with it.”
Margaret Mead

“Man’s most human characteristic is not his ability to learn, which he shares with many other species, but his ability to teach and store what others have developed and taught him.”
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“I’m unique just like everyone else.”
Margaret Mead

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

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“What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.”
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“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Margaret Mead
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“Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need. ”
Margaret Mead

“There is no greater insight into the future than recognizing…when we save our children, we save ourselves”
Margaret Mead
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“Young people are moving away from feeling guilty about sleeping with somebody to feeling guilty if they are *not* sleeping with someone.”
Margaret Mead

“My grandmother wanted me to have an education, so she kept me out of school.”
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