Melvil Dewey quotes

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Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age ...
One seeks to equip the child with deeper, more gripping, and subtler ways of knowing the world and himself.
It is sentimentalism to assume that the teaching of life can always be fitted to the child's interests, just as it is empty formal ...
Surely knowledge of the natural world, knowledge of the human condition, knowledge of the nature and dynamics of society, knowledg ...
Education must, then, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthen ...
I would urge that the yeast of education is the idea of excellence, and the idea of excellence comprises as many forms as there ar ...
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties.
I know that there are many persons to whom it seems derogatory to link a body of philosophic ideas to the social life and culture ...
When "reality" is sought for at large, it is without intellectual import; at most the term carries the connotation of an agreeable ...
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