35 Margaret Mead Quotes That Will Motivate You

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35 Best Margaret Mead Quotes

1. “You know you love someone when you cannot put into words how they make you feel.” – Margaret Mead

2. “Through a grandmother’s voice and hands, the end of life is known at the beginning.” – Margaret Mead

3. “There are now no elders who know more than the young themselves about what the young are experiencing.” – Margaret Mead

4. “We grow up never questioning that which is unquestioned around us.” – Margaret Mead

5. “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

6. “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

7. “I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” – Margaret Mead

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.” – Margaret Mead

9. “Jealousy is not a barometer by which the depth of love can be read. It merely records the degree of the lover’s insecurity.” – Margaret Mead

10. “There is no greater power in the world than the zest of a postmenopausal woman.” – Margaret Mead

11. “Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.” – Margaret Mead

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

13. “Never underestimate the ability of a small group of committed individuals to change the world.” – Margaret Mead

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

15. “To demand that another love what one loves is tyranny enough, but to demand that another hate what one hates, is even worse.” – Margaret Mead

16. “The atmosphere is the key symbol of global interdependence.” – Margaret Mead

17. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

18. “Where we choose to put our attention changes our brain, which in time can change how we see and interact with the world.” – Margaret Mead

19. “There is no lonelier person than the one who lives with a spouse with whom he or she cannot communicate.” – Margaret Mead

20. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead

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

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

23. “What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.” – Margaret Mead

24. “They need to find meaning…is as real as the need for trust and for love, for relations with other human beings.” – Margaret Mead

25. “Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.” – Margaret Mead

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

27. “Motherhood is a biological fact, while fatherhood is a social invention.” – Margaret Mead

28. “For the human species to evolve, the conversation must deepen.” – Margaret Mead

29. “Never ever depend on governments or institutions to solve any major problems. All social change comes from the passion of individuals.” – Margaret Mead

30. “There is no hierarchy of values by which one culture has the right to insist on all its own values and deny those of another.” – Margaret Mead

31. “You can never have a relationship with someone whose smell you don’t like.” – Margaret Mead

32. “The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.” – Margaret Mead

33. “My grandmother wanted me to get a good education, so she kept me as far away from schools as possible.” – Margaret Mead

34. “No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence, in the end, is rewarded.” – Margaret Mead

35. “Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn’t burn up any fossil fuel, doesn’t pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.” – Margaret Mead

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