Facts about Ruth Benedict

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Ruth Benedict was a famous Scientist from USA, who lived between June 5, 1887 and September 17, 1948.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Ruth.

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Famous quotes by Ruth Benedict (15)


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"I gambled on having the strength to live two lives, one for myself and one for the world"
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"We grow in time to trust the future for our answers"
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"Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future"
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"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"
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"A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude"
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"The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community"
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"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"
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"I long to speak out the intense inspiration that comes to me from the lives of strong women"
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"The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences"
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"The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists"
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"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"
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"I have always used the world of make-believe with a certain desperation"
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"The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers"
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"I haven't strength of mind not to need a career"
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"Culture is not a biologically transmitted complex"


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