Quote by: Ruth Benedict

If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.


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Author Bio


  • NameRuth Benedict
  • DescriptionAmerican anthropologist and folklorist
  • AliasesRuth Fulton Benedict
  • BornJune 5, 1887
  • DiedSeptember 17, 1948
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionAnthropologist; Folklorist
  • AwardsNational Women's Hall Of Fame