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John Dewey Quotes

Quotes by John Dewey - (13 quotes)

John Dewey - From the Abstraction category:

By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Activity category:

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

John Dewey - From the Art category:

Art is not the possession of the few who are recognized writers, painters, musicians; it is the authentic expression of any and all individuality. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Choices category:

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Education category:

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Failure category:

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Goals category:

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Happiness category:

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)

John Dewey - From the Happiness category:

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

John Dewey - From the Insecurity category:

As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Thinking category:

Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Thought category:

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. (John Dewey)

John Dewey - From the Time category:

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