John Dewey

1859 - 1952

A Quote by John Dewey on life, learning, and education

“Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.”

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on imagination and science

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

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on confidence, courage, facts, life, and meetings

Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on good, intelligence, luck, and stupidity

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.

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A Quote by John Dewey on conservatism, creativity, emotion, religion, and world

Intellectually, religious emotions are not creative but conservative. They attach themselves readily to the current view of the world and consecrate it.

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A Quote by John Dewey on stability and world

Every thinker puts some portion of an apparently stable world in peril.

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A Quote by John Dewey on beginning and world

Anyone who has begun to think places some portion of the world in jeopardy.

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A Quote by John Dewey on existence, habits, kindness, needs, schools, and study

It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need.

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A Quote by John Dewey on education, growth, life, and preparation

Education is a social process . . . education is growth . . . education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.

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A Quote by John Dewey on consequences, courage, discipline, effort, past, seriousness, and present

Every serious-minded person knows that a large part of the effort required in moral discipline consists in the courage needed to acknowledge the unpleasant consequences of one's past and present acts.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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