Frasi di Margaret Mead
Data di nascita: 16. Dicembre 1901
Data di morte: 15. Novembre 1978
Margaret Mead è stata un'antropologa statunitense.
Frasi Margaret Mead
Origine: Citato in Will Tuttle, Cibo per la pace, traduzione di Marta Mariotto, Sonda, Casale Monferrato, 2014, p. 189. ISBN 978-88-7106-742-1
„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.“
Attributed in American Quotations (1992) by Gorton Carruth and Eugene H. Ehrlich, p. 149
„If one cannot state a matter clearly enough so that even an intelligent twelve-year-old can understand it, one should remain within the cloistered walls of the university and laboratory until one gets a better grasp of one's subject matter.“
Origine: 1970s, Margaret Mead: Some Personal Views (1979), p. 252-253
„I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.“
Origine: 1970s, Margaret Mead: Some Personal Views (1979), p. 249
„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.“
As quoted in Teacher's Treasury of Stories for Every Occasion (1958) by Millard Dale Baughman, p. 69
„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.“
Attributed in Talent Development for English Language Learners: Identifying and Developing Potential (2013) by Michael S. Matthews, Ph.D. SBN-13:9781618211057
Variante: Never ever depend on governments or institutions to solve any major problems. All social change comes from the passion of individuals.
„Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed that's all who ever have.“
Origine: The World Ahead: An Anthropologist Anticipates the Future
Variante: Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.