John Dewey Quotes

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

John Dewey

The result of the educative process is capacity for further education.

John Dewey

Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire.

John Dewey

When men think and believe in one set of symbols and act in ways which are contrary to their professed and conscious ideas, confusion and insincerity are bound to result.

John Dewey

Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.

John Dewey

To me faith means not worrying.

John Dewey

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

John Dewey

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.

John Dewey

The outstanding problem of the Public is discovery and identification of itself

John Dewey

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

John Dewey

Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.

John Dewey

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.

John Dewey

There is all the difference in the world between having something to say and having to say something.

John Dewey

We only think when we are confronted with problems

John Dewey

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of the imagination.

John Dewey
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