John Dewey

1859 - 1952

A Quote by John Dewey on action, experience, faith, future, inspiration, interest, possibility, reality, relationships, religion, and solidarity

The future of religion is connected with the possibility of developing a faith in the possibilities of human experience and human relationships that will create a vital sense of the solidarity of human interests and inspire action to make that sense a reality.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on imagination and science

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

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on happiness, opportunity, and security

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

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on problems

We only think when we are confronted with a problem.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by John Dewey on action, health, justice, kindness, learning, and wealth

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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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.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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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.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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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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A Quote by John Dewey on desires

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The end justifies the means only when the means used are such as actually bring about the desired and desirable end.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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