I don’t think we could have had the changes in civil rights without TV.
Margaret Mead Quotes
The city gives you a chance to start over, to come in as a stranger and meet other strangers and build something new and we are — We have to move into making the modern city something that keeps the advantages of strangers meeting strangers, but reestablishes the responsibility that existed in a smaller community.
I think we’re we’re in a transition period of trying to find out how to make new kinds of human relations. For instance, if you take the movement from the country to the city, people when they left the country are leaving several things; they’re leaving because there’s no more work there because of technology, […]
If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive.
Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed one palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.
The important thing about women today is, as they get older, they still keep house. It’s one reason why they don’t die, but men die when they retire. Women just polish the teacups.
Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves.