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Ruth Benedict

Ruth Benedict (born Ruth Fulton, June 5, 1887 – September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist and folklorist.

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    I gambled on having the strength to live two lives, one for myself and one for the world.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    The Japanese are, to the highest degree, both aggressive and unaggressive, both militaristic and aesthetic, both insolent and polite, rigid and adaptable, submissive and resentful of being pushed around, loyal and treacherous, brave and timid, conservative and hospitable to new ways.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)