Best Quotes by Margaret Mead (Top 10)

  1. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
  2. I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.
  3. Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
  4. 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.
  5. Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
  10. Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.

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