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In other words, knowledge of the external world begins
by Jean Piaget

In other words, knowledge of the external world begins
with an immediate utilisation of things,
whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely
practical and utilitarian contact.
- Jean Piaget

This means that no single logic is strong enough to
support the total construction of human knowledge.
- Jean Piaget

Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond,
more or less adequately, to reality.
- Jean Piaget

Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual
actions but on coordinated actions.
- Jean Piaget

 

The self thus becomes aware of itself,
at least in its practical action, and discovers itself
as a cause among other causes and as an object subject
to the same laws as other objects.
- Jean Piaget

The current state of knowledge is a moment in history,
changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge
in the past has ever changed and,
in many instances, more rapidly.
- Jean Piaget

It is with children that we have the best chance of
studying the development of logical knowledge,
mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge,
and so forth.
- Jean Piaget

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In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology,
too, there is never an absolute beginning.
- Jean Piaget

Scientific thought, then, is not momentary;
it is not a static instance; it is a process.
- Jean Piaget

Logical positivists have never taken psychology into
account in their epistemology,
but they affirm that logical beings and mathematical
beings are nothing but linguistic structures.
- Jean Piaget

During the earliest stages the child perceives things
like a solipsist who is unaware of himself as subject
and is familiar only with his own actions.
- Jean Piaget

The first type of abstraction from objects I shall
refer to as simple abstraction,
but the second type I shall call reflective abstraction,
using this term in a double sense.
- Jean Piaget

Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution;
it finds itself changed from one day to the next.
- Jean Piaget

I have always detested any departure from reality,
an attitude which I relate to my mother's poor mental health.
- Jean Piaget

The principle goal of education in the schools should
be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things,
not simply repeating what other generations have done.
- Jean Piaget

On the one hand, there are individual actions such as throwing,
pushing, touching, rubbing.
It is these individual actions that give rise most
of the time to abstraction from objects.
- Jean Piaget

Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialised linguistic structures.
- Jean Piaget

To express the same idea in still another way,
I think that human knowledge is essentially active.
- Jean Piaget

Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation,
but assimilation always resists new accommodations.
- Jean Piaget

From this time on, the universe is built up into an
aggregate of permanent objects connected by causal
relations that are independent of the subject and are
placed in objective space and time.
- Jean Piaget

Our problem, from the point of view of psychology and
from the point of view of genetic epistemology,
is to explain how the transition is made from a lower
level of knowledge to a level that is judged to be higher.
- Jean Piaget

The more the schemata are differentiated,
the smaller the gap between the new and the familiar becomes,
so that novelty, instead of constituting an annoyance avoided by the subject,
becomes a problem and invites searching.
- Jean Piaget

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
- Clare Boothe Luce

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky


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