Quotes on anthropology

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The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.
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Ruth Benedict Quotes

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Anthropology was the science that gave her the platform from which she surveyed, scolded and beamed at the world.
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Anthropology is the science which tells us that people are the same the whole world over-except when they are different.
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Nancy Banks-Smith Quotes

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I had just received my degree in Calcium Anthropology... the study of milkmen.
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Anthropology is the only discipline that can access evidence about the entire human experience on this planet.
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Michael Brian Schiffer Quotes

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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.
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Margaret Mead Quotes

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Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today: how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably together?
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Clyde Kluckhohn Quotes

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Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.
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Alfred L. Kroeber Quotes

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History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
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