‘Education is more than preparation for life, it is life itself.’ A rewording of a John Dewey quote inscribed on the Rundel Building of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, New York. The original quote reads: ‘Cease conceiving of education as mere preparation for later life, and make it the full meaning of the present life.’ From “Self-Realization as the Moral Ideal” (Early Works 4:50)
Sources: Center for Dewey Studies: FAQ at Southern Illinois University and ‘Rundel Memorial Library Building‘ at RocWiki
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