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.
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.
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.
John Dewey — quotes and aphorisms
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.