Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.
A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we've put it in an impossible situation.
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.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
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.
Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
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.
I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.
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.
Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.
We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.
The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.