Franz Boas Quotes

Top 9 wise famous quotes and sayings by Franz Boas

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Franz Boas quotes: My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom. My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
Franz Boas quotes: Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth. Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth.
Franz Boas quotes: The behavior of an individual is determined not by his racial affiliation, but by the character of his ancestry and his cultural environment. The behavior of an individual is determined not by his racial affiliation, but by the character of his ancestry and his cultural environment.
Franz Boas quotes: If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present. If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
Franz Boas quotes: No one has ever proved that a human being, through his descent from a certain group of people, must of necessity have certain mental characteristics. No one has ever proved that a human being, through his descent from a certain group of people, must of necessity have certain mental characteristics.
Franz Boas quotes: My parents had broken through the shackles of dogma. My parents had broken through the shackles of dogma.
Franz Boas quotes: I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be. I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be.