Best Quotes by John Dewey (Top 10)

  1. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
  2. We do not learn from experience...we learn from reflecting on experience.
  3. Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.
  4. Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
  5. If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow.
  6. To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
  7. We only think when we are confronted with problems.
  8. The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
  9. Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
  10. The most important attitude that can be formed is that of desire to go on learning.

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