„Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.“

—  John Dewey

The Need of an Industrial Education in an Industrial Democracy (1916)
Misc. Quotes
Contexto: It is no accident that all democracies have put a high estimate upon education; that schooling has been their first care and enduring charge. Only through education can equality of opportunity be anything more than a phrase. Accidental inequalities of birth, wealth, and learning are always tending to restrict the opportunities of some as compared with those of others. Only free and continued education can counteract those forces which are always at work to restore, in however changed a form, feudal oligarchy. Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.

„a problem well put is half solved.“

—  John Dewey

“The Pattern of Inquiry” from Logic: Theory of Inquiry
Logic: Theory of Inquiry (1938)
Variante: It is a familiar and significant saying that a problem well put is half-solved.

„Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.“

—  John Dewey

The Quest for Certainty (1929), Ch. XI
Misc. Quotes
Fonte: The Quest for Certainty: A Study of the Relation of Knowledge and Action

„Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.“

—  John Dewey, livro Democracy and Education

Fonte: Democracy and Education

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