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Ashley Montagu

English,  Scientist
Total Quotes : 15
Reason Behave Creatures

Human beings are the only creatures who are able to behave irrationally in the name of reason.

- Ashley Montagu

Love Objects Gravitate

Girls marry for love. Boys marry because of a chronic irritation that causes them to gravitate in the direction of objects with certain curvilinear properties.

- Ashley Montagu

Happiness Surprise Take

The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.

- Ashley Montagu

Science Doctor Been

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.

- Ashley Montagu

Hell Been Edition

Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago.

- Ashley Montagu

Development Human Being

By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.

- Ashley Montagu

Death Die Late

The idea is to die young as late as possible.

- Ashley Montagu

Medical College Through

One goes through school, college, medical school and one's internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success.

- Ashley Montagu

Science Certainty Proof

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.

- Ashley Montagu

Superiority Natural Fact

The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.

- Ashley Montagu

Man Artist Cultured

The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity.

- Ashley Montagu

Work Comparison Here

It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.

- Ashley Montagu

Personal Fact Becoming

The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become.

- Ashley Montagu

Alone Principal Country

The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family 'gets together' alone.

- Ashley Montagu

Informed Some Which

There have been some medical schools in which somewhere along the assembly line, a faculty member has informed the students, not so much by what he said but by what he did, that there is an intimate relation between curing and caring.

- Ashley Montagu