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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Ruth Benedict (ne Fulton) (June 6, 1887 September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
I'd rather be right than President.
Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
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