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«The aim of education is to enable individuals to continue their education ... (and) the object and reward of learning is continued capacity for growth. Now this idea cannot be applied to all the members of a society except where intercourse of man with man is mutual, and except where there is adequate provision for the reconstruction of social habits and institutions by means of wide stimulation arising from equitably distributed interests. And this means a democratic society.»
Author: John Dewey
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«We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.»
«The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better»
«Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind»
«To find out what one is fitted to do and to secure an opportunity to do it is the key to happiness»
«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.»
«To me faith means not worrying.»
«Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.»
«Time and memory are true artists; they remold reality nearer to the heart's desire.»
«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.»