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If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present. Franz Boas#Equality 71
Franz Boas#Equality 71
In France, that let down the barriers more than a hundred years ago, the feeling of antipathy is still strong enough to sustain an anti-Jewish political party. Franz Boas#Uncategorized 64
Franz Boas#Uncategorized 64
We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes. Franz Boas#Uncategorized 55
Franz Boas#Uncategorized 55
The historical development of the work of anthropologists seems to single out clearly a domain of knowledge that heretofore has not been treated by any other science. Franz Boas#Science 44
Franz Boas#Science 44
The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization. Franz Boas#Among 34
Franz Boas#Among 34
My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom. Franz Boas#Uncategorized 25
Franz Boas#Uncategorized 25
I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time. Franz Boas#Work 24
Franz Boas#Work 24
Furthermore, the study of the present surroundings is insufficient: the history of the people, the influence of the regions through which it has passed on its migrations, and the people with whom it came into contact, must be considered. Franz Boas#History 22
Franz Boas#History 22
It is our task to inquire into the causes that have brought about the observed differentiation, and to investigate the sequence of events that have led to the establishment of the multifarious forms of human life. Franz Boas#Uncategorized 18
Franz Boas#Uncategorized 18
Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth. Franz Boas#Truth 17
Franz Boas#Truth 17
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