The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community.
In world history, those who have helped to build the same culture are not necessarily of one race, and those of the same race have not all participated in one culture.
I look forward confidently to the day when all who work for a living will be one with no t...- Martin Luther King Jr
I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unab...- Martin Luther King Jr
You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.- Bobby Seale
People are asking me about the race problem.... I know of no race problem. The great probl...- Frederick Douglass
Who would be free themselves must strike the blow. Better even to die free than to live sl- Frederick Douglass
|Birth:||5th June, 1887|
|Death:||17th September, 1948|
Ruth Benedict was an American anthropologist and folklorist. She was born in New York City, and attended Vassar College and was graduated in 1909. She entered graduate studies at Columbia University in 1919, studying under Franz Boas, receiving her Ph.D and joining the faculty in 1923.
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