John Dewey Quotes


22 John Dewey quotes:



"We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique."
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"To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness."
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"Genuine ignorance is... profitable because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity, and open mindedness; whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas."
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."
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"Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination."
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"To me faith means not worrying."
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"The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think -- rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men."
"I believe that the only true education comes through the stimulation of the child's powers by the demands of the social situations in which he finds himself."
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"Education is a social process; education is growth; education is not a preparation for life but is life itself."
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"The outstanding problem of the Public is discovery and identification of itself"
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"Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning."
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"Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another."
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"No man's credit is as good as his money."
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"The reactionaries are in possession of force, in not only the army and police, but in the press and the schools"
"There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication. Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own"
"Conflict is the gadfly of thought. It stirs us to observation and memory. It instigates to invention. It shocks us out of sheeplike passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving."
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"There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing."
Author: Dewey Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure"
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"The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs. Self-conceit often regards it as a sign of weakness to admit that a belief to which we have once committed ourselves is wrong. We get so identified with an idea that it is literally a ''pet'' notion and we rise to its defense and stop our eyes and ears to anything different."
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"The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs."
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