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Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
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Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
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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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By reading the characteristic features of any man's castles in the air you can make a shrewd guess as to his underlying desires which are frustrated.
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Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.
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Education is a social process; education is growth; education is not a preparation for life but is life itself.
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Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
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Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
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Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
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Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.
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Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
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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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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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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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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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Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties.
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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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No man's credit is as good as his money.
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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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Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.
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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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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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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 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 self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
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There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.
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Time and memory are true artists; they remold reality nearer to the heart's desire.
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Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire.
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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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To me faith means not worrying.
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We only think when we are confronted with problems.
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Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.
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