John Dewey Quotes - DoolBug

John Dewey

Other Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

Open the pod bay doors,

Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

Norman Vincent Peale

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

Act or accept.

Unknown

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

I am your father.

Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.

Taako

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

Soloman

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde