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Jacquetta Hawkes

  • The only inequalities that matter begin in the mind. It is not income levels but differences in mental equipment that keep people apart, breed feelings of inferiority.

    • Jacquetta Hawkes,
    • in New Statesman ()
  • ... there is a danger, when thinking of the earliest civilized people, of putting too much emphasis on technology. One tends to assume that if you don't have, at least, a lavatory and perhaps something that will take you a lot faster than your own feet, or a certain number of gadgets in the house, then you must be in some way, a bit backward and defective ... the important thing to remember is that technology is not necessarily the same thing as civilization.

    • Jacquetta Hawkes,
    • in Joseph McCulloch, Under Bow Bells ()

Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, writer

(1910 - 1996)

Full name: Jacquetta Hopkins Hawkes.