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Ruth Benedict
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Engrave this Quote In a world that holds books and babies and canyon trails, why should one condemn oneself to live day-in, day-out with people one does not like, and sell oneself to chaperone and correct them?
Journal entry, May 20, 1913 during her brief career as a boarding-school teacher
-Ruth Benedict, An Anthropologist at Work: Writings of Ruth Benedict, by Margaret Mead, 1959. Tell a Friend


 


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