"We won't have a society if we destroy the environment."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Margaret Mead on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Margaret Mead on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Margaret Mead on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Margaret Mead on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Margaret Mead on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."