Ruth Benedict

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Ruth Benedict

Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future.More Ruth Benedict [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.More Ruth Benedict [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.More Ruth Benedict [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.More Ruth Benedict [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I long to speak out the intense inspiration that comes to me from the lives of strong women.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have always used the world of make-believe with a certain desperation.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The heavier our bodies, the higher our will, our spirit, rises above them.' 'The wearier we are, the more splendid the training.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his communityMore Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its meritsMore Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Culture is not a biologically transmitted complexMore Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We grow in time to trust the future for our answers.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In world history, those who have helped to build the same culture are not necessarily of one race, and those of the same race have not all participated in one culture.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The peoples of the earth are one family.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I haven't strength of mind not to need a career.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good, and against some greatly scorned evil.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The arrogance of race prejudice is an arrogance which defies what is scientifically known of human races.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We do not see the lens through which we look.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The trouble is not that we are never happy-it is that happiness is so episodical.More Ruth Benedict [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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