Ruth Benedict: Happiest excitement


The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good, and against some greatly scorned evil.

~Ruth Benedict (1887–1948), U.S. anthropologist. An Anthropologist at Work, part 2 (1959).

 

Ruth Benedict, American anthropologist

Ruth Benedict, American anthropologist (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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