Facts about John Dewey

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John Dewey was a famous Philosopher from USA, who lived between October 20, 1859 and June 1, 1952. He/she became 92 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by John, under the main topics: Education, Faith, Science.

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Famous quotes by John Dewey (25)


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"Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live"
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"We only think when we are confronted with problems"
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"To me faith means not worrying"
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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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"Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire"
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"The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action"
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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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"The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better"
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"The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative"
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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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"Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind"
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"One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart"
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"No man's credit is as good as his money"
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"Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home"
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"Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties"
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"Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis"
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"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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"Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not"
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"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes"
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"Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination"
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"Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living"
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"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself"
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"By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction"
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"Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another"
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"Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy"


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