My parents had broken through the shackles of dogma.
Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth.
The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.
I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be.
If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
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.
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.
We all know scientists who in private life do not come up to the standard of truthfulness, but who, nevertheless, would not consciously falsify the results of their researches.
This idea was also brought out very clearly by Wallace, who emphasized that apparently reasonable activities of man might very well have developed without an actual application of reasoning.