"I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Margaret Mead on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Margaret Mead on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Margaret Mead on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Margaret Mead on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Margaret Mead on Winston Churchill
"As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost."
"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."
"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."
"Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have."
"A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."