Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
Quote by Margaret Mead
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
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.
Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
Ultimately, to have a career in movies, to a certain extent, certainly in England, you can't sustain a career in just English movies.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.