"Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Margaret Mead on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Margaret Mead on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Margaret Mead on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Margaret Mead on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Margaret Mead on John Lennon
"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."